Australia will hope to play to a full house against India in their Twenty20 match next week as crowd caps lift in the country’s most populous state of New South Wales (NSW).
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Wednesday said outdoor stadiums would be allowed to operate at 100% capacity from Monday as the eastern state eases social distancing restrictions following three weeks without a new case of COVID-19.
“What we’ve tried to achieve here is a healthy balance of giving people freedom and allowing businesses to flourish, while also maintaining those basic principles of living in a COVID safe way,” Berejiklian told reporters.
Australia plays the third and final Twenty20 match against India at the 48,000-seat Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
The opening T20 at Canberra’s Manuka Oval on Friday and the second match at the…