Cricket Australia (CA) declared that the upcoming tour of India to Australia will see the return of the audience in the stadiums. This good news for cricket fans came on Monday. Indian Team is set to tour Australia to play Test, ODI and T20I series for 3 long months. It's scheduled from last week of November to January.
The visit is planned to begin on November 27 with the teams playing ODIs at first, followed by the T20Is. The visit will close with the Test series. So far, the games did not allow any spectators and were played without the cheering noise of the audiences. However, the test series will witness the fans returning back to the stadium after the COVID-19 mayhem. It will be the first international cricket game after the coronavirus pandemic to see the audience in the stadium in a large number.
The venues can allow 50 percent audience
The SCG will allow 50 percent of total capacity or 23,000 fans in the stadium. This stadium will host the traditional Pink Test from January 7, which is the third in the Vodafone Test Series.
Canberra's Manuka Oval will host the third ODI and first T20I. It vows to be one of the most sought-after tickets with around 6,000 seats available for the audiences.
The Adelaide Oval can permit a 50 percent audience, with 27,000 tickets available every day for the first day and night Test match. It is the only test match in which India skipper Virat Kohli will participate before he goes back to India for the birth of his first child.
Brisbane's Gabba Stadium can have up to 30,000 audience or 75 percent of its capacity. As of now, the Victorian Government has permitted 25,000 fans for every day of the Boxing Day Test across public, member, and corporate tickets.