Fans will be allowed inside the stadiums during the 2021 UAE and Oman T20 World Cup.© AFP
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has started selling tickets for the 2021 T20 World Cup online and spectators will be allowed on the show. The ICC announced on Monday that the venue in the United Arab Emirates will function at a maximum of 70% and will welcome about 3000 fans in a temporary structure built for Oman Cricket Academy fans. The Global T20 Showcase event will be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to November 14.
“Tickets are available for fans to compete for the finals of the world’s top 16 T20 teams.
“All locations in the United Arab Emirates are running at a maximum of 70%, while Abu Dhabi has introduced a new social space ‘pods’ of a maximum of 4 spectators on their eastern and western grasslands. The Oman Cricket Academy has built a makeshift infrastructure to welcome 3,000 fans,” it added.
“The ICC and the hosts have worked closely with the host authorities to ensure that the BCCI welcomes the fans in a safe environment and the Covid 19 protocols apply everywhere.”
Geoff Allardyce, the ICC’s CEO, said: “The biggest sporting event in the region is worthy of playing in front of aspiring cricket fans from all 16 countries, and we do our best to keep everyone safe.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said: “I am delighted to be playing in front of fans from both the UAE and Oman for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. My heartfelt thanks to the United Arab Emirates and the Government of Oman for paving the way for the fans. Return.”
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