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IPL Followers. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

The previous two years have been very tough for the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) for organizing the cricket matches, particularly the IPL easily. The primary yr of the COVID-19 pandemic noticed the league being shifted to the UAE owing to the scenario in India. The following yr, the IPL was shifted to the UAE for the second half because the competitors needed to be stopped halfway in India as a result of second COVID wave.

After two years, the BCCI has been profitable in conducting the complete league in India throughout 4 venues and two cities- Mumbai and Pune. The yr was particular as two new groups have been launched to the league within the IPL 2022, with now 10 groups preventing it out for the glory

For the graceful conduct of the occasion, the board and Mumbai Police have joined arms to plan a brand new algorithm and laws for the spectators visiting the stadium through the match. As per a report by The Indian Specific, it’s being mentioned that the sticks connected to the crew flags usually are not permitted contained in the stadium.

Sticks connected flags generally is a weapon of violence

In line with Indian Specific, the BCCI and the Mumbai Police felt that the sticks could possibly be utilized as weapons and trigger violence, resulting in accidents to the gamers if thrown at somebody on the sector. The report added that the followers weren’t allowed to take their crew flags inside, and have been requested to drop them on the entrance gate.

“A crew like Mumbai Indians used to maintain their flag earlier than each sport on their respective seats. As this time there isn’t any dwelling sport and the BCCI is taking care of internet hosting every sport, it was determined to not permit flags for most people,” an MCA official mentioned.

25-year-old Chirag Khilare, a die-hard RCB fan, was requested to depart his flag outdoors the stadium. “I pleaded throughout RCB vs RR sport in Wankhede Stadium. I instructed them that I’m a die-hard fan of Virat and this flag means rather a lot to me however safety didn’t permit it. It was solely after requesting for one hour, I used to be allowed to take my flag for this sport however they instructed me subsequent time they’ll’t do something,” Khilare mentioned.

The same incident had occurred final yr when the English cricketers have been on their tour to India and had performed the 5 T20Is on the Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera) in Ahmedabad. The followers weren’t allowed to hold the flags together with the sticks, and the safety on the gate eliminated the sticks from the flags, letting followers carry solely a flag.

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