The 3rd ODI between Pakistan and England will be a spectacle to witness, especially for fans who get to see the action live, as organisers will allow 19,000 fans to attend the Edgbaston clash.
As per details, The day-night match, scheduled for July 13, has been allowed to host an 80% capacity crowd without social distancing requirements after it was confirmed as one of the government’s pilot events to allow bigger crowds.
Edgbaston held a pilot event at 70% capacity for England’s 2nd test against New Zealand, accommodating around 60,000 spectators across 4 days.
Stuart Cain, chief executive at Edgbaston, said in a statement that “It’s fantastic for sport in the West Midlands that so many cricket fans will be able to enjoy another blockbuster fixture in England versus Pakistan at Edgbaston,”
Cain also said that “The recent test match gave us a fantastic opportunity to build a new model for large-scale sporting events and I’m pleased to see elements of this first trial being carried forward for the Pakistan match.”
All fans aged 11 or older will be required to show a negative coronavirus lateral flow test result or proof of a 2nd vaccine dose at least two weeks before the match.
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