IPL 2021: Move matches at Wankhede Stadium elsewhere, Corona Mumbaikars letter to CM in times of crisis | News

The first match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals (CSK vs MI) will be played at Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Mumbaikars have opposed this match. He has sent a letter to the Chief Minister in this regard.

Mumbai, April 8: Corona patients in Mumbai including Maharashtra (Covid-19) The number is growing rapidly. Despite Corona’s critical condition in Mumbai, matches in the IPL (IPL 2021) The BCCI has clarified that this will happen as per the scheduled schedule. Chennai Super Kings vs. Delhi Capitals (CSK vs DC) At Wankhede Stadium (Wankhede Stadium) The first match will be played in Mumbai on Saturday. Mumbaikars have opposed this match. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has demanded that the matches at Wankhede Stadium be shifted elsewhere. (CM Uddhav Thackeray) Has been written.

According to the Times of India, these citizens have written a letter to the Chief Minister on April 2. Citizens have expressed fears that a large number of people will flock to the stadium to watch their favorite cricketers for the matches. There is a residential area near Wankhede Stadium. Therefore, the members of Marine Drive Residents Association have demanded the Chief Minister to move all the matches to non-residential areas.

“The state government has banned citizens from assembling for religious, social functions as well as weddings and death ceremonies. However, cricket matches in the long-running IPL are allowed in this difficult situation,” he said. The members of this organization have drawn the attention of the Chief Minister to this issue. The Wankhede Stadium will host 10 matches between April 10 and April 25.

“Every year during these matches, there are restrictions on parking in the area. Senior citizens in the area have to bear the brunt. In the current cowardly conditions, these restrictions are wrong,” said a resident of the D-Road area.

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Meanwhile, 11 employees of Wankhede Stadium have contracted corona. All these members come to the stadium locally from different parts of Mumbai. Following the revelation, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has decided to provide accommodation to its members.

Like the staff at Wankhede Stadium, 14 people in the broadcast department have been infected with the corona. It is learned that the corona report of these members came positive on April 5. The directors, EVS producers, producers, cameramen and video editors in the broadcast team have been infected by Corno.

Published by:News18 Desk

First published:April 8, 2021, 8:34 AM IST


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