Team India is scheduled for a tour to Australia later this year and according to a recent update, India and Australia may not have to play in an empty stadium.
On Friday, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated that stadiums with a capacity of 40,000 people will be able to permit to a crowd of up to 10,000 from next month.
The stadiums have seen closed door for last couple of months due to the outbreak of coronavirus that forced people to confine themselves to their home and this decision of Australian government is a step towards bringing normalcy to life.
“For outdoor venues up to 40,000 spectator capacity, ticketed and seated events will be able to be held in front of a crowd of no more than 25 per cent of capacity under step 3.” stated a statement released from the Prime Minister.
“For outdoor venues of more than 40,000 spectator capacity, further advice is being sought from the AHPPC, with arrangements to be settled by the states and territories on a venue by venue basis,” it added.
The four Tests will be played at Gabba, Adelaide, Oval, MCG and SCG respectively that are scheduled to begin from 3 December onwards.
As far as T20 World Cup is concern which is scheduled for 18 October to 15 November, the ICC on Wednesday decided to ‘wait and watch’ before taking a decision on the same.