As a consequence of the ongoing health emergency in the country, all stake holders of the Road Safety World Series have decided that all remaining matches of the tournament will be played behind closed doors at the DY Patil Stadium starting March 13 when South Africa Legends take on Sri Lanka Legends in a revised schedule. Also Read - Road Safety World Series in Mumbai Called Off Due to Coronavirus
This decision has been taken as the most responsible course of action, to protect the health and safety of the cricket-loving fans, players and staff. Also Read - Not Virat Kohli or Steve Smith; KL Rahul is my Favourite Player in The World: Brian Lara
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the escalating number of cases in Maharashtra, the organising committee unanimously agreed that the third leg of the Series, which was scheduled to be held in Pune from March 14 to 20, 2020, be relocated to DY Patil Stadium and played behind closed doors along with the remaining games at the same venue and the final. Also Read - Road Safety World Series Match 4 Report: Jonty Rhodes, Albie Morkel Steer South Africa Legends to Victory vs West Indies Legends
All stake holders agreed that “they will continue to monitor the situation closely with the relevant authorities as they understand that it is a fluid situation, developing on a daily basis and they remain realistic and flexible in their approach to alternative options, which will be communicated in due course”.
The organizers regret the inconvenience caused due to the unfortunate circumstances. All customers who have purchased tickets for Road Safety World Series will be refunded online within 7-10 working days. For customers who have purchased their tickets offline through the official PYC Hindu Gymkhana Box office & Maharashtra Cricket Association’s (MCA) Gate 1 Box Office for Pune matches, refund will be done from PYC Gymkhana Box Office from March 14 to 17, 2020.