The second Test between India and England in Chennai noticed followers return to the stands for the primary time this sequence as spectators as much as 50 per cent capability have been allowed on the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Round 14,000 to fifteen,000 individuals are prone to attend the Take a look at, commentators mentioned on air earlier than the beginning of the Take a look at on Saturday. “It is good to have you ever again #TeamIndia followers. Chepauk has come alive courtesy you,” tweeted the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) together with a video displaying followers cheering for Workforce India in nice numbers.
It is good to have you ever again #TeamIndia followers
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 13, 2021
The primary Take a look at of the sequence, performed on the similar venue, was held behind closed doorways the place England defeated India by 227 runs.
Subsequently, followers have been permitted for the second Take a look at and tickets have been on sale days forward of the Take a look at.
Sporting masks and sustaining social distancing has been made mandatory for the followers.
“Situations to be adhered by the spectators throughout the 2nd Take a look at Match at MAC Stadium. Face masks, protecting mouth and nostril, is necessary for entry into the stadium and preserve social distancing inside the stadium premises always,” the Tamil Nadu Cricket Affiliation (TNCA) had mentioned in a media launch on Monday.
“Individuals displaying any signs of COVID 19 like – Fever, Cough, Chilly and so on will probably be denied entry into the stadium,” the discharge added.
“Strict disciplinary motion will probably be initiated by authorities towards all individuals violating covid & safety protocols.”
England lead the four-match sequence 1-0. The final two Assessments of the sequence will probably be performed in Ahmedabad.
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