India vs South Africa women’s series 2021: Spectators unlikely for first few ODIs

India vs South Africa women’s series 2021: Spectators unlikely for first few ODIs


Fans are unlikely to be allowed for the first few matches of the ODI series between India women’s team and South Africa at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow, beginning on Sunday.

Whereas the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) had initially considered permitting at the very least 25 per cent fans for the series, after a series of conferences with the native administration, it has been determined {that a} name on permitting the spectators might be determined after the second ODI The media, nonetheless, might be allowed and the series may have resided telecast

All of it relies on how the COVID-19 situation stays within the metropolis. For us, the protection of the players and all the stakeholders is of prime significance,” a senior BCCI official, who’s conscious of the event

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Internet hosting international cricket after some time, the UPCA had initially deliberate ‘free entry’ for followers through the ODI and the three-match T20I series.

Efforts had been additionally taken to make sure that girls cricketers from the state might watch the event. However, with no ‘go forward’ from the native authorities, the Board officers are actually hopeful that some quantity of spectators could possibly be allowed later within the collection.


After being in quarantine, the Indian workforce had its first coaching session at the Ekana Stadium on Wednesday. For the workforce, this would be the first worldwide task since final yr’s T20 World Cup ultimatethe place it misplaced to Australia. Whereas the workforce is assured of success, it might be attention-grabbing to see the way it copes with the state of affairs.

The South African workforce, which is at the moment below quarantine, is predicted to begin its coaching session from Friday. Whereas this might be India’s first task in a yr, South Africa comes into the tour on the again of a profitable dwelling series towards Pakistan.


We all know Indian situations usually are not straightforward for any touring workforce, so we’re anticipating them to be powerful,” he stated throughout a digital media interplay.

“Most of us have been uncovered to those situations as nicely, having come right here earlier than. The final go to was not a joyful one due to the way in which the outcomes went, despite the fact that we laboured and tried very exhausting. However, we learnt so much from then and I am positive that we’ll see that within the outcomes with lots of these gamers on this squad as nicely,” Moreeng added.

When South Africa visited India the final time in 2019, it misplaced the ODI series 0-Three and fell to a 1-Three defeat through the T20I leg of the journey. With no thought how the pitch might be, the vacationers wish to preserve all bases coated.

“It’s the primary time we’ll be at this venue, so we’ll assess issues as soon as we exit the quarantine on Friday. We’ll then have a thought of what issues would possibly appear like,” Moreeng signed off.


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