Srinagar, Febuary 1: Amid Covid surge across Country, West Bengal Government has allowed 75 percent of spectators to witness India -West Indies T20I series at Eden Gardens that starts from Febuary 16.
According the to notification issued by West Bengal Goverment on Monday, “all indoor and outdoor sports activities will be allowed with 75 per cent of the capacity of the venue” which means a crowd attendance of around 50,000 can be expected.
The Kieron Pollard-led West Indies are scheduled to play three ODIs in Ahmedabad beginning February 6 before coming to Kolkata for the T20I leg.
“We are thankful to the honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, chief secretary and Government of West Bengal for announcing resumption of sporting activities as well as for allowing 75 per cent of the capacity of spectators back to the stadium,” CAB president Avishek Dalmiya said in a statement.
“We feel that it will give a fresh lease of life to the sports persons of the state.”