IND vs BAN Match Delhi Pollution News – The first T20 International between India and Bangladesh will be played in the capital city of India, Delhi on the 3rd of November 2019. The Arun Jaitley stadium will be hosting the encounter between these two Asian teams.
There has been quite some discussion about the pollution in the city post-Diwali and several concerns regarding the same have been raised by many. Now the question has been answered and the match will go ahead as per the original schedule. Although the air pollution level in Delhi is at a dangerous level, the newly appointed President of BCCI Sourav Ganguly is hopeful that it won’t hamper the match and the players who participate in the match.
Ganguly also said that better planning is needed to host matches in North India in the future but this match schedule cannot be changed. Dada said that it was too late to change anything last minute as the preparations had already begun. The match tickets have also been sold and now it wouldn’t be easy to manage the crowd at the last moment.
IND vs BAN Match Delhi Pollution News
This post-Diwali season is too tough in the North. But now it cannot be changed and Ganguly also spoke to the ground staff at the Arun Jaitley stadium regarding the same. They said that it would be fine after the sun comes out. Ganguly knows the ground staff well so he said that they want the game to happen.
IND vs BAN Match Delhi Pollution News – The pollution issue also hurt Sri Lanka when they toured India in 2017. They played a test match in Delhi, at that time the Sri Lankan players complained about the breathing difficulty and some Sri Lankan players also vomited while some needed the supply of oxygen. The Sri Lankan players then took the field with a sporting mask. After many halts, the play resumed and in the end, Sri Lanka was successful in saving that test match.
The Ranji Trophy game between Bengal and Gujarat was also abandoned due to the high level of pollution in Delhi.
IND vs BAN Match Delhi Pollution News – An ex-cricketer from Delhi also raised his concern due to the pollution in the city. Gambhir said that Delhi should be more concerned about air pollution rather than hosting a cricket match. The hazardous pollution in Delhi is harmful to the players and also for the common people living in the city. He also said that there should have been some alternative venue instead of playing the match in such a harmful environment.
IND vs BAN Match Delhi Pollution News – Ganguly said that now there is a very short time to cancel the match. He said they will need a consultation on hosting matches in the northern states. He also said that from here on, they will be careful in hosting matches in North India at the time of the winter season. The BCCI also spoke to the authorities in Delhi and they are saying that the match should go through.
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