Looking at the alarming Covid-19 situation the BCCI has made it mandatory for the match officials at Wankhede to make negative RT-PCR Test 48 hours compulsory prior to the matches.
As per a report in a leading newpaper the latest development comes on the back of the recent cases where 10 officials of the venue tested positive for Coronavirus.
The Mumbai Cricket Association has asked its apex council to show their negative test results at the gate in case they want to attend tonightâ€™s match between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Superkings. The venue will host ten games from April 10 to April 25. â€œDear Apex Council members, as per the BCCIâ€™s protocol, all the officials who would be attending IPL- 2021 matches at the Wankhede Stadium are required to produce a negative report of the RT-PCR test conducted within 48 hours of the match day,â€ wrote MCA secretary Sanjay Naik
â€œThe tests are mandatory even for those who have been vaccinated. The report will have to be produced at the time of entry to the stadium on each match day. Hence you are requested to get yourself tested at your end and carry the negative report to the stadium on match day,â€ Naik wrote.