IPL 2020: ECB Working Towards Having a Live Audience

The ECB is now committed to host the IPL 2020 with absolute perfection. Their General Secretary shared his thoughts on the same with Cricket Next.

ECB trying to make permission for audience

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The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is trying their best to make the IPL 2020 a big hit. Hence, they are giving full effort to make it possible for the crowd the enter the stadiums. Live audience amid pandemic might sound like a luxury to but the ECB is reportedly, working with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government to figure out a protocol for allowing crowds at venues. The General Secretary of ECB Mubashshir Usmani will also be discussing the matter with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in case they manage to get government approval. “As hosts, Emirates Cricket Board will work closely with the authorities to seek approval on what protocols need to be followed,” Usmani was quoted as saying in Cricket Next.

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He continued, “This includes fan-attendance, we will then discuss with the BCCI to assess their spectator requirements. We want our Asian diaspora, as well as the other ex-pat and Emirati sports-loving fans in the UAE to be able to watch the action from the stands.”

Arrangements in full swing

While speaking about the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the BCCI, Usmani explained, “The authorities will provide both us and the BCCI with the UAE safety guidelines in a timely manner which the teams and officials will follow. The SOP surrounding the arrangements are currently being prepared by these experts and once the authorities provide us with the finalized guidelines we can implement.”

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The 53-day tournament will take place in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Usmani claimed that the ECB is all set to host the tournament without any obstacle. They are capable of doing the same and believes this event to be beneficial for the growth of cricket in the UAE. “Hosting such a popular sporting event can only be considered as a very good thing for Cricket in and across the UAE.”

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The ECB is now committed to host the IPL 2020 with absolute perfection. Their General Secretary shared his thoughts on the same with Cricket Next.

ECB trying to make permission for audience

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is trying their best to make the IPL 2020 a big hit. Hence, they are giving full effort to make it possible for the crowd the enter the stadiums. Live audience amid pandemic might sound like a luxury to but the ECB is reportedly, working with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government to figure out a protocol for allowing crowds at venues. The General Secretary of ECB Mubashshir Usmani will also be discussing the matter with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in case they manage to get government approval. “As hosts, Emirates Cricket Board will work closely with the authorities to seek approval on what protocols need to be followed,” Usmani was quoted as saying in Cricket Next.
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He continued, “This includes fan-attendance, we will then discuss with the BCCI to assess their spectator requirements. We want our Asian diaspora, as well as the other ex-pat and Emirati sports-loving fans in the UAE to be able to watch the action from the stands.”

Arrangements in full swing

While speaking about the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the BCCI, Usmani explained, “The authorities will provide both us and the BCCI with the UAE safety guidelines in a timely manner which the teams and officials will follow. The SOP surrounding the arrangements are currently being prepared by these experts and once the authorities provide us with the finalized guidelines we can implement.”
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The 53-day tournament will take place in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Usmani claimed that the ECB is all set to host the tournament without any obstacle. They are capable of doing the same and believes this event to be beneficial for the growth of cricket in the UAE. “Hosting such a popular sporting event can only be considered as a very good thing for Cricket in and across the UAE.” Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram