In this blog, we bring you the latest news and developments around IPL 2022.
According to an earlier report by Game Babu, the BCCI had confirmed that 25 percent of fans would be able to enter the stadium at four locations in Mumbai and Pune.
According to initial estimates, Wankhede can seat 9,800-10,000 people, the nearby Brabourne Stadium, with a capacity of about 28,000, can seat 7-8,000 people, while Nerul's large DY Patil Stadium will have 11-12,000 fans. The Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune will initially have a capacity of 12,000 people.
CSK annoyed by Moeen's arrival
CSK management is concerned about the continued delay in the arrival of English all-rounder Moin Ali, who is awaiting approval of his travel documents by the Indian High Commission in the UK. Moin (34) has been signed by the Chennai team for Rs 8 crore.
"He applied for his visa on February 28. It has been more than 20 days since the application was submitted. He travels frequently in India and has not yet received his travel documents. Hopefully." Kasi Vishwanath, chief executive of the franchise, said: "Soon. He told us he would take the next flight after receiving the paperwork."
Lucknow's Wood Ruled Out
Fast bowler Mark Wood has been ruled out of the upcoming Indian Premier League due to a right elbow injury sustained during England's Test series in the West Indies. Wood, who was to play for the Lucknow Super Giants, will take an indefinite break to evaluate and plan for his recovery as the franchise is working to find an alternative.
Lucknow bought timber for Rs 7.5 crore in an auction earlier this year.
Bubble breach will result in severe penalties
Violations of the Covid Protocol by players and team officials during IPL 2022 will result in severe fines ranging from suspension of the game to seven days quarantine and disqualification from the tournament. If a player or official's family member breaks a bubble on the ice, there will be even heavier penalties.
Specifically, if a team intentionally allows an underdog to enter the team's bubble, it can be fined up to Rs.