Followers should put on face masks and preserve social distancing once they flock to the MA Chidamabaram Stadium for the second Check between India and England, ranging from February 13.
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Affiliation on Monday introduced the protocols for round 15,000 followers, heading to look at the second Check, which included denial of entry to anybody who reveals methods of COVID-19.
The sport will mark the return of spectators for a world match in India after COVID-19 outbreak compelled a whole shutdown of sporting exercise in March final yr. The primary Check is being performed with out spectators.
“Circumstances to be adhered by the spectators through the 2nd Check Match at MAC Stadium. Face masks, overlaying mouth and nostril, is obligatory for entry into the stadium and preserve social distancing inside the stadium premises always,” TNCA mentioned in a media launch.
“Individuals exhibiting any signs of COVID 19 like – Fever, Cough, Chilly and so on will probably be denied entry into the stadium,” it added.
The authorities have additionally cautioned followers to chorus from indulging in racist behaviour, including that strict motion will probably be taken towards anybody flouting the foundations. Throughout the current tour of Australia, among the India gamers have been racially abused, which has additionally been confirmed by Cricket Australia.
“Spectators are cautioned to not indulge or show anti-racist, spiritual or political actions, foul / abusive / unruly language contained in the stadium, that would disturb the sport and such individuals will probably be handled in accordance to legislation.
“Strict disciplinary motion will probably be initiated by authorities towards all individuals violating covid & safety protocols.”
Gadgets similar to binoculars, audio system, musical instrument have been prohibited.
Different prohibited gadgets embrace “luggage, jholas, temporary instances, radios, laser pointers, digital diaries, laptops, computer systems, tape recorders, recording gadgets, binoculars, distant managed gadgets, inflammable materials, musical devices, audio system, skilled/video cameras amongst others.
The media, which was barred entry for the collection opening Check, will even be allowed to cowl the second fixture.
The second Check will even see the stadium’s three stands — I, J and Ok — being opened for spectators for a world match for the primary time since 2012.
The three stands have been sealed after the 2011 World Cup owing to varied points, depriving town the chance to host matches at varied occasions, together with the World T20 in 2016 and the IPL closing in 2019.
An exception was made when the stands have been opened for an ODI between India and Pakistan in 2012.