India v South Africa: Liquor is banned in the first T20 match in Dharamsala Cricket Stadium
All kinds of liquor will be banned when India will take on South Africa in the high-profile series, which is named after two greatest icons of these two countries. The first match on September 2 will also observe Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. So, no liquor will be served to VIP’s and guests during the first Mahatma Gandhi – Nelson Mandela series.
DC Kangra Ritesh Chouhan said that as the match falls on Gandhi Jayanti –the birthday of ‘father of the nation’, it is a ‘dry day’ throughout the country.
Chouhan further said, “the authorities conducting the India-South Africa T20 tie have also been informed that liquor is prohibited in public places on October 2”.
The HPCA stadium will host its first T20 match when India and Pakistan will lock horns for the series starter.
The series, which is comprised of three T20s, five ODIs and four Tests will be the longest series in the history India South Africa bilateral series’ history.
India has an edge over South Africa in T20s as they hold 6-2 margin since they played their first T20 in 2006.
The next two T20 will be played in Cuttack and Kolkata.