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Wankhede To Allow Spectators During India-New Zealand 2nd Test

Wankhede To Allow Spectators During India-New Zealand 2nd Test
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The second Test match between India and New Zealand will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. And, as per the reports, the spectators can attend the second Test with 25 percent of the stadium’s capacity as well.

Notably, Wankhede has a capacity of 30,000 spectators and an MCA official has said that they are trying to push the capacity to 50 percent as well.

Team India is currently playing its first Test of the two-match Test series at Green Park, Kanpur, and Indian captain Virat Kohli will join the team for the second Test as well.

“As per the general order of the Maharashtra government signed by the chief secretary, 25 percent crowd is allowed for the Wankhede Test as of now. MCA is still hopeful that they may give us 50 percent crowd permission,” the official said as quoted by the Indian Express.

Notably, the last Test match which took place at the stadium was against England in 2016 December as well. As far as India’s current Test is concerned, Team India have posted 345 runs in the first innings and successfully restricted New Zealand within 296 runs as well.

Shubman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja scored the fifties whereas debutant Shreyas Iyer smashed a stunning hundred in the first innings. He once again led the batting and scored a fifty in the second innings as well. India managed 234 runs before declaring. And, the visitors posted 4 runs before the stumps that too with a loss of one wicket as well. They need 280 runs to win as well.

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