Chinnaswamy stadium
Chinnaswamy stadium. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The Karnataka State Cricket Affiliation (KSCA) has introduced that there can be a 50 p.c refund for the ticket holders of the fifth T20I match between India and South Africa in Chinnaswamy because the match was deserted as a result of rains solely after 3.3 overs of play on June 19 (Sunday). The match was initially delayed and was additionally diminished to a 19-over recreation earlier than it was known as off as a result of persistent rain.

A KSCA spokesperson mentioned that as per phrases and circumstances, even when there’s one ball bowled, there shall be no refund. However the KSCA, as gesture, would refund the quantities for all paid tickets. The beginning of the match was delayed by over 45 minutes, and the climate appeared quickly clear earlier than the gamers walked in. However the rain was incessant and frequent as soon as the sport was halted.

Ticket holders are requested to retain their unique tickets: KSCA

“Karnataka State Cricket Affiliation (KSCA) remorse to announce that as a result of heavy and steady rains the fifth T20 India vs South Africa match performed at Chinnaswamy stadium was deserted after India batting first enjoying for simply over three overs,” mentioned Vinay Mruthyunjaya, Treasurer and Official Spokesperson KSCA, who was quoted as saying by Information 18.

“As per the phrases and circumstances in case even one ball is being bowled there shall be no query of refund. Nonetheless, the KSCA as a gesture in the direction of the cricket followers have determined to refund 50 p.c of the quantities for all of the paid tickets,” mentioned Mruthyunjaya. The refund course of will probably be defined quickly, because the KSCA spokesperson added, “The modalities with respect to the refund with the dates, time and venue will probably be introduced shortly. All of the paid ticket holders are requested to retain their unique tickets to assert refunds.”

In the meantime, the five-match T20I sequence ended at 2-2, and each workforce captains Rishabh Pant and Keshav Maharaj shared the trophy. The Males in Blue, after a brief break, will probably be off to Eire for a two-match T20I sequence, beginning on June 26. South Africa, however, will tour England for 3 ODIs, three T20Is and three Check matches, ranging from July 19.