The ICC T20 World Cup will be held from October 17 in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the hosting rights of which are with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The BCCI has sought permission from the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for the entry of spectators for the World Cup final to be held at the Dubai International Stadium on November 14.
According to a source, the Indian board is keen to invite 25,000 people to the stadium for the final and permission has been sought from the UAE authorities for this. The source said, “BCCI and ECB are keen to field as many spectators as possible for the final. It will be a wonderful atmosphere if permission is given keeping in mind all the protocols. The board has sought permission from the UAE authorities for this. The IPL has already put in place a strict Kovid-19 protocol regarding the return of fans to the UAE. Currently, it is mandatory for fans coming to the IPL to be held in the UAE to show the vaccination certificate.
Let us tell you that the T20 World Cup 2021 was earlier to be organized in India, but in view of the situation of Kovid-19 epidemic in India, it was decided to jointly organize it in UAE and Oman. Before this World Cup, the remaining matches of IPL 2021 are being successfully organized in UAE and spectators have been allowed to come in it with certain conditions. This time in the World Cup, India has been placed in Group B along with Pakistan, Afghanistan and New Zealand and the entry of the other two teams in this group will be after the qualifying round. India has to play its first match against Pakistan on 24 October.