Ahmedabad: The remaining three matches of the five-match T20 series between India and England will be played without spectators. All the matches of this series are being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera. The last two matches of the four-Test series were also played in the same stadium.
The remaining 3 matches will be without spectators
Gujarat Cricket Association has confirmed the absence of the remaining three matches of the T20 series without an audience. GCA vice-president Dhanraj Nathwani has said that the spectators purchasing tickets for the matches to be held on March 16, 18 and 20 will be refunded their ticket money. Nathwani said that this decision has been taken in view of the increasing cases of corona in Ahmedabad. This decision has been taken only after consulting Nathwani BCCI.
Five matches series 1-1 draw
It is noteworthy that the first match of the four-match Test series played between India and England was also held between closed doors. For the second match, however, 50 per cent of the spectators were allowed to enter the stadium. After suffering a humiliating defeat by 8 wickets in the first match of the T20 series, India won by 7 wickets in the second match and equalized 1-1 in the five-match series. Now India will look to win the third T20 and take a 2–1 lead in the series.