New Delhi: International cricket is once again set to spread its wings all over the world after the gruelling Indian Premier League championship. Currently, South Africa is on a tour of India to play five T-20Is, which will get underway on June 9 at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
Crazy cricket fans in India were waiting to see an international match. They have got an opportunity on Thursday to see a thrilling encounter between India and Proteas. Most of the tickets have been sold out. The stadium’s capacity is 35,000, and fans have already purchased 94 percent of the tickets.
After a gap of three years, cricket fans in Delhi will have a chance to watch an international encounter. The last match at Arun Jaitley Stadium was held on November 3, 2019 between India and Bangladesh.
DDCA joint secretary Rajan Manchanda looked very enthusiastic and said, “94 percent of the tickets have been sold out.” Only about 400-500 tickets are left to be sold’. About 27,000 tickets have already been booked.
For the convenience of the fans, senior citizens have the option to opt for their golf carts to go through the stadium. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic being under control in Delhi, the DDCA has asked the spectators to come with masks and wear them during the entire match.
Team India will step down on the ground in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma and some other senior players. They were given rest after the hectic IPL schedule. KL Rahul will lead the side in the absence of the hit man.