BCCI confirms remaining 2 ODIs of the ongoing series between India, South Africa to be played behind closed doors

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New Delhi: BCCI confirms India-South Africa ODIs match at Lucknow, Kolkata will be played in empty stadiums. The remaining two ODIs of the ongoing series between India and South Africa to be played behind closed doors .

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been working closely with the Government of India along with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) in the wake of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

After holding discussions with the MYAS and MOHFW, the BCCI on Thursday announced that the remaining two One-day Internationals (ODIs) of the three-match series of South Africa tour of India, 2020, will be played without any public gathering, including spectators.

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, assessed that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic. The BCCI is making every effort for compliance with the regulatory bodies of the Government of India and ensure the safety of our athletes and valued fans.

The BCCI will continue to take guidance from the Government of India and state regulatory bodies.

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