Mumbai Cricket Association’s Wankhede Stadium will host the second IND-NZ Test© AFP
Maharashtra government has given the go-ahead to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to allow 100 per cent seating capacity for the upcoming India-New Zealand Test at Wankhede Stadium, which starts on 3 December. MCA’s Bandra-Kurla complex will also offer a preparation. camp for India’s Test specialists ahead of a two-match series against New Zealand. Sources within the MCA confirmed to ANI that the government had indeed given its approval to have 100 percent capacity for the second Test at Wankhede.
“Yes, the government has allowed MCA to have 100 per cent capacity for the second Test on Wankhede. We will also be hosting a preparatory camp at the Bandra-Kurla complex from Monday to give the players a proper chance to get ready. for the series. ”the source said.
All the test specialists including Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha and Umesh Yadav will be part of that camp.
MCA had earlier written to the Maharashtra government to allow a 100 per cent crowd for the second Test of the two-match series between India and New Zealand, which starts on 3 December.
New Zealand will play a T20I series and then follow it up with two Test matches. The T20Is will be played on 17 November in Jaipur, 19 November in Ranchi and 21 November in Kolkata.
The two Tests will be played in Kanpur (November 25-29) and Mumbai (December 3-7).
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