IPL2022: Maharashtra government is likely to allow 25% of spectators. All IPL 2022 matches will be held at four different locations in Mumbai and Pune.
In a significant development, Maharashtra expect to allow a 25% capacity crowd for the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 15th edition of the gala competition kicks off on March 26 – with all matches taking place in Mumbai and Pune. Because of the COVID-19 concerns, it was speculate that the matches would be held behind closed doors.
However, it has been learned that the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MHCA) are prepare to accommodate a certain number of spectators at the venue. Notably, the competition will be play at Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, which will host a total of 55 league-stage games. The remaining 15 games will be play at Pune’s MCA International Stadium. The locations of the playoff games have yet to be determine.
Maharashtra government: IPL 2022 matches will be held in Mumbai and Pune.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray and officials agreed to allow 25% of the crowds at the venues. Notably, there has been a sharp decrease in COVID cases recently. As a result of this, the government permitted crowd entry.
“Yes, we have come full circle,” BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal quote by Cricbuzz saying. “It has established a new model for Indian cricket.” “There will be no turning back,” he added. Spectators were welcome in various stadiums across India during the recent white-ball series against the West Indies and Sri Lanka.
“In 2020, the Covid threat to Indian cricket began in Dharamsala.” The game was halted there. As a result of the Coronavirus threat, matches in Lucknow and Kolkata were also cancel. We are glad that cricket with crowds has been revive from Dharamsala (referring to India’s last two T20Is against Sri Lanka). The crowds’ enthusiasm for both games was palpable. “I hope there is no stopping Indian cricket from here,” the BCCI treasurer added.