The number of Spectators Increased in T20 World Cup 2021 Matches
This year’s edition of the T20 World Cup will be held in a few days. The International Cricket Council (ICC) had earlier confirmed that there would be spectators at the World Cup. This time Abu Dhabi Sports Council is giving new good news, they have decided to increase the number of spectators at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi for the T20 World Cup 2021 matches.
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the venue of the T20 World Cup has been changed to the United Arab Emirates. It was then announced that spectators would be able to enter the stadium. However, it was not immediately clear how many visitors would be allowed to enter.
The postponed part of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is being held in the UAE just before the World Cup. The IPL is being organized keeping the visitors in the gallery.
The Abu Dhabi Sports Council has also allowed spectators to enter the World Cup to succeed in the IPL. Spectators will be able to enter 60 per cent of the field’s capacity. In the IPL, 50 per cent of spectators are allowed to enter the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The spectators have to enter the stadium following the Corona protocol. Spectators will be able to watch the game on the field only if they have received two doses of vaccine and a negative result in the last 48 hours of the corona test. The authorities are maintaining the same rules in the World Cup.
Abu Dhabi Sports Council Secretary Aref Al Awani confirmed the matter in an official statement on Wednesday (October 8th). He is excited to host a grand event like the World Cup. A total of 15 matches will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in the T20 World Cup. The qualifier between Sri Lanka and Namibia will be played on October 16 at the stadium.
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