WTC Final : 4000 Fans Are Set To Be Allowed
About 1500 Fans are allowed to join The English County Championship match between Hampshire and Leicestershire at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
First Time Since 2019
It was the first time since 2019 that the government will allow fans to watch cricket game in England
“We’re staging a four-day county game from today and for the first time since September 2019 fans were allowed for a cricket match in England. The other county games of this round will begin tomorrow and those games too will see crowds,” the head of Hampshire County Club, Rod Bransgrove said.
“I understand 50 per cent of the permitted crowds will be taken by the ICC for its sponsors and other stake holders and we will be selling the rest 2000 tickets. We have already received more than double applications from the fans,”
“It is a high interest game and there is a good demand for it.” he added
4000 fans set to be allowed for WTC final https://t.co/Za6dKcL5Uk via @cricbuzz I wish I could be there, but 1) Qtined india will have had little practise vs 10 days for kiwis , so this WTC is gonna be a flop for india 2) #ENGvsIND a better spot to visit later
— Ivan Mulberrywich (@TradeTexasBig) May 20, 2021
Given the current situation and travel restrictions veteran administrators are not sure how many ICC officers and the Board of Control for Cricket in India Members will join the game.
Southampton are waiting for Indian Players together with their family members at the port city, from where the Titanic had set out is voyage in 1912.
“We are waiting the Indian team to complete their quarantine in India and arrive here. We are ready to host them,” Bangsgrove said.
4000 fans set to be allowed for WTC final
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However Playing Conditions for the World Test Championship Final will be released in couple of days.