Three remaining Twenty20 games to be played behind closed doors because of the rise in cases, BCCI says.

All five games are being played in Gujarat state’s Ahmedabad city and the series is so far level 1-1 [Jewel Samad/AFP]

England’s remaining three Twenty20 (T20) international matches against India will be played behind closed doors because of a surge in coronavirus cases, according to authorities.

In a statement on Monday, India’s cricket board said the 110,000-capacity Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad – the main city in Gujarat state – would be empty for the games on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The series is so far level 1-1.

“The decision was arrived at following detailed discussions with the state and local health authorities,” the

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