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India-West Indies ODI series to be played behind closed doors, says GCA

The matches will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

India TV Sports Desk Edited by: India TV Sports Desk Ahmedabad Published on: February 01, 2022 15:25 IST
Indian players celebrating after taking a wicket in an ODI match
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Indian players celebrating after taking a wicket in an ODI match

Highlights

  • India will be playing their 1000th ODI when they play against Windies.
  • After the ODIs, IND-WI are scheduled to play a three-match T20I series in Kolkata.
  • West Bengal government has allowed 75 percent crowd attendance for T20I games at Eden Gardens.

No in-stadium spectators will be allowed during the three-match ODI series between India and West Indies, the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) said on Tuesday. All the fixtures will be played behind closed doors owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rohit Sharma's India will take Kieron Pollard's side in the 50-over game format from February 6 to 11. 

The matches will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

"We are all set to host West Indies Tour of India ODI Series 2022. 1st ODI on 6th of Feb will be a very special and historic match as India will be playing it's 1000th ODI. Indian team will be the first cricket team in the world to achieve this feat. @BCCI #INDvsWI #teamindia," the GCA tweeted.

"Considering the current situation, all the matches will be played behind the closed doors," the state cricket body said in another tweet.

After the ODIs, the two teams are scheduled to play a three-match T20 International series in Kolkata, for which the West Bengal government has allowed 75 percent crowd attendance.

- With inputs from PTI

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