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India vs West Indies: West Bengal Authorities Offers Nod To 75 Per Cent Attendance For T20Is In Eden Gardens

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The West Bengal authorities on Monday allowed 75 per cent spectator attendance for the three-match T20I collection towards the West Indies to be performed at Eden Gardens, starting February 16. As per a state authorities notification issued on Monday “all indoor and out of doors sports activities actions will likely be allowed with 75 per cent of the capability of the venue” which suggests a crowd attendance of round 50,000 may be anticipated.

The Kieron Pollard-led West Indies will play three ODIs in Ahmedabad starting February 6 earlier than coming to Kolkata for the T20I leg.

“We’re grateful to the honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, chief secretary and Authorities of West Bengal for asserting resumption of sporting actions in addition to for permitting 75 per cent of the capability of spectators again to the stadium,” CAB president Avishek Dalmiya mentioned in a press release.

“We really feel that it’s going to give a recent lease of life to the sports activities individuals of the state.” The CAB final hosted a T20I match towards New Zealand in November final yr in a bio-secure atmosphere with 70 per cent attendance.

“This time too, CAB is assured that will probably be in a position to efficiently host the three T20Is towards the West Indies in an identical method,” Dalmiya added.

As per the unique fixture, the West Indies had been slated to play three ODIs in Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Kolkata and three T20Is in Cuttack, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram.

ut as a result of rising instances of COVID-19, the BCCI determined to carry the white ball collection in two venues of Ahmedabad and Kolkata.

CAB can be wanting ahead to resuming native cricket tournaments on the earliest following COVID-19 protocols.

Actually, CAB has taken proactive steps to vaccinate all of the gamers above the age of 15 years who can be collaborating within the CAB leagues.


The CAB had already organised an onsite vaccination camp at Eden Gardens not too long ago the place first doses of vaccines got to gamers within the age bracket of 15 to 18.

The CAB is now making greatest endeavours to organise one other camp in order that such gamers can avail the second doses as properly earlier than graduation of the league.

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