England vs New Zealand second Test to see 18,000 fans return to the stadium
The second Test between England and New Zealand will see 18,000 fans, which is around the 70 percent of ground capacity, present in the stadium on each of the five days of the Test. The England-New Zealand Test series gets underway from June 2 and the second Test will be played from June 10-14 at Edgbaston. The decision of allowing fans in the stadium was taken under the government’s event research programme which aimed to understand the pros and cons of mass gathering. Check our full betway in india review and learn more about how bet smartly.
All the fans must produce COVID-19 negative reports of not more than 24 hours old. All individuals should over 16 years and must submit their consent for participating in the programme.
Chief Executive of the England Cricket Board was delighted over the development and said that he can’t wait to welcome large number of fans in the stadiums.
“Having crowds back into cricket grounds is so important for the game and for our fans too,” said England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison.
“The last 15 months have shown just how big a role cricket plays in many people’s lives, and we cannot wait to welcome a growing number of fans back to our stadium over the coming months.”
Britain has seen a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases thanks to a successful vaccine campaign which has helped the government to ease out the restrictions. The authorities are planning to lift the remaining restrictions on June 21. However, there is a slight concern about a new Indian variant of the COVID-19 virus in the country. Take a look our cricket betting tips tricks. We will guide you what’s the best way when bet online.
England have a busy schedule in the coming months. They will host Sri Lanka and Pakistan for a limited-over series along with Test series against New Zealand and India.