After a successful stint in 2019, India will now be going to lock horns with Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series. This will be the first game for both the sides in the year 2020 across all the formats. Also, the fans are quite excited to watch their heroes back on the ground and the stadiums are expected to be jam-packed. However, ahead of the opening game, Devajit Saika, the secretary Aslam Cricket Association has come up with some rules and regulations for the fans that they will have to follow.
The series opener of the three-match T20I series between India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to be played in Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Fans always come up with full preparations to cheer and support for their favourite team or an individual cricketer during the games. Enthusiastic fans are always ready to flaunt banners and posters of their favourite player. However, many fans are expected to be dejected ahead of the series opener between India and Sri Lanka.
Devajit Saika opines on the security for the series opener between India and Sri Lanka
Devajit Saika, the secretary Assam Cricket Association said that they are concerned about the security of the players and they have arranged high-level security for the series opener. They are preparing for the same since last month. He also added that they don’t want an incidence to repeat as that happened back in 2017 when a fan threw a stone on the Australia cricket team bus. Sarkar also revealed that they will follow every protocol and there is no question mark over it.
“Whatever security protocol we have to follow, we are, Nothing more, nothing less. No situation arose where the ACA or the BCCI were sceptical about holding this match. Following a timeline, we have prepared for this for a month. That is why we are so relaxed. Everybody is concerned, not just the people of Assam. This is an international event and will have heightened security measures. We have to be prepared,” Saika said as quoted by Hindustan Times.
A BCCI official said that no placards, posters will be allowed in the match as per their information because they might harm the advertisements. Only the essentials like wallets, ladies handbags, mobile phones and vehicle keys would be allowed to carry into the stadium, “However, BCCI will abide by whatever the local authorities say on this,” the official said.
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