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IPL 2021 to permit followers again into stadiums – Reuters

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Sept 15 (Reuters) – The rest of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season may have spectators again inside stadiums when it resumes later this week within the United Arab Emirates, organisers stated on Wednesday.

The IPL was suspended in Could with 31 matches left to play after a number of gamers and backroom employees examined constructive for COVID-19 amid a devastating second wave in India.

“Matches will likely be performed at Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi with restricted seating obtainable preserving in thoughts the COVID protocols and UAE authorities rules,” organisers stated in a statement.

The league, nevertheless, didn’t specify the variety of followers that will be allowed, or if a vaccine certificates could be obligatory for entry.

The event resumes with the Chennai Tremendous Kings enjoying the Mumbai Indians on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

Reporting by Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru
Enhancing by Christian Radnedge

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