A warm-up match in between Pakistan and New Zealand for the upcoming ODI Planet Cup will be played without having any spectators. This choice was created as the Hyderabad city police expressed their inability to deliver sufficient safety for the match. The match is scheduled to take location on September 29, just a day just after two significant festivals in the city that would involve mass gatherings. The BCCI (Board of Handle for Cricket in India) has assured that there will nonetheless be complete safety for each teams throughout their keep and transit to the stadium.
Regrettably, this news will disappoint cricket fans in Hyderabad, as the city is only hosting 3 group matches in the Planet Cup, none of which involve India. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) had also requested a modify in the back-to-back matches scheduled on October 9 and ten, but the BCCI informed them that a late modify in dates would not be doable. Pakistan is scheduled to play 4 of their eleven matches in the Planet Cup in Hyderabad.
All round, the choice to play the warm-up match without having spectators was created to guarantee the security and safety of all folks involved, taking into consideration the festivities and possible safety dangers in the city throughout that time. The BCCI, HCA, and the safety authorities are operating collectively to make arrangements for ticket refunds for the spectators.