Southampton: 4000 spectators will be entered in the World Test Championship final to be held in Southampton between India and New Zealand. Rod Bransgrove, head of Hampshire County Club, has given this information.
After the Corona epidemic in Britain improved, around 1500 people were allowed to watch the county match between the city of Leicester and Hampshire.
Good news for fans
Rod told Cricbuzz, ‘We are hosting a four-day county match from today and for the first time since September 2019, viewers have been allowed to watch the county match in England. The rest of the county matches of this round will start tomorrow and will also have spectators.
He said that England and Wales Cricket Board and ICC WTC are allowing 4000 spectators in the finals.
He said, ‘Out of this, 50 percent will be from the sponsors of ICC and other stakeholders. We will sell 2000 tickets. We have received more than twice as many applications from the audience.
The Indian team, currently living in segregation in Mumbai, will leave on June 2. Virat Kohli and his team will remain in isolation in Southampton for ten days but they will be allowed to practice.
Rod said, ‘We are waiting for the Indian team. We are ready to host them ‘.
The skirmish will start from June 18
The World Test Championship final against New Zealand will be played at Southampton on 18 June, while the series against England will begin in Nottingham from 4 August. The second Test will be played at Lodgers on 12 to 16 August, the third at Leeds on 25 to 29 August, the fourth at the Oval on 2 to 6 September and the fifth at Manchester from 10 to 14 September.
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj , Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (when fit), Wriddhiman Saha (when fit).
Stan by: Abhimanyu Easwaran, famous Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arjan Nagwaswala.