With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world once again, the game of cricket is also feeling the impact. With crowd and supporters returning to the stadiums in many parts across the globe, the much-anticipated Legends League Cricket also opted the same approach. The tournament, featuring retired cricketers, kicked off in Muscat (Oman) this week and was being played in front of fans.
The first three matches produced some extremely exciting action with people enjoying the opportunity to see the biggest names in history of cricket return to the field. However, amid sudden rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, the organizers have now decided that the remainder of tournament will be played behind closed doors.
In an official statement, LLC Team said, “Due to the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases and government regulation, we have decided to put a hold on the ticket sales and the matches will be held without the spectators with immediate effect. Any inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.”
“A refund for all tickets purchased will be made. All the ticket holders would be sent information of their refund through their respective ticketing platforms. The amount will be initiated within 7-10 working days,” they concluded.
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