The upcoming three-match ODI series between India and West Indies which is slated to begin from February 6 onwards, and which will be played in the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad will be played behind closed doors.
This decision of holding all the three One-day Internationals between the Rohit Sharma-led Indian team and Kieron Pollard’s West Indies.
“We are all set to host West Indies Tour of India ODI Series 2022. 1st ODI on 6th of Feb will be a very special and historic match as India will be playing it’s 1000th ODI. Indian team will be the first cricket team in the world to achieve this feat,” Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) tweeted.
“Considering the current situation, all the matches will be played behind the closed doors,” it added.
“We are thankful to the honorable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, chief secretary and Government of West Bengal for announcing resumption of sporting activities as well as for allowing 75 per cent of the capacity of spectators back to the stadium. We feel that it will give a fresh lease of life to the sports persons of the state,” CAB president Avishek Dalmiya said in a statement.
“After the New Zealand T20I last year, this time too, CAB is confident that it will be able to successfully host the three T20Is against the West Indies in a similar manner,” he added.