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IPL 2021: Fans to be allowed back into stadiums as league resumes

Twenty-nine matches were played in the first phase before IPL 2021 went into a Covid-forced postponement. The league now restarts with teams targeting Playoffs in home stretch and individual players with an eye on T20 World Cup.

Gujarat Cricket Association"Considering the current situation, all the matches will be played behind the closed doors," the state cricket body said in another tweet. (file)

Fans will be allowed back in as the IPL 2021 season resumes with the five-time champions and current title holders Mumbai Indians taking on three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 19, a press release from the league said on Wednesday.

“This match will be a momentous occasion as IPL will welcome the fans back to the stadiums after a brief hiatus owing to Covid-19 situation,” the release said.

Fans can buy tickets starting September 16 for the remainder of the tournament on the official website http://www.iplt20.com. Tickets can also be purchased on PlatinumList.net.

READ | IPL 2021: Where we left off

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Matches will be played at Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi with limited seating available keeping in mind the Covid protocols and UAE government regulations.

Twenty-nine matches were played in the first phase before IPL 2021 went into a Covid-forced postponement. The league now restarts with teams targeting Playoffs in home stretch and individual players with an eye on T20 World Cup.

First published on: 15-09-2021 at 03:43:17 pm
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