The match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will be played in Delhi. This match at Arun Jaitley Stadium is in jeopardy. Actually, Delhi’s air quality has deteriorated significantly.
The air in Delhi-NCR has become quite polluted, and the AQI level has reached a very concerning level.The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has now been cast in the shadow of air pollution.The match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is scheduled for November 6th (Monday) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, which is now under threat.
Following Bangladesh, Sri Lanka has also canceled training.
Due to poor air quality, both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have been unable to train.Due to toxic smog, Bangladeshi players canceled their training on Friday.The Sri Lankan team was in the same situation, and none of its players showed up for training on Saturday (4 November).
The International Cricket Council (ICC) stated that it is closely monitoring the situation.’We are currently assessing the situation,’ an ICC spokesperson told Reuters.The ICC and our host BCCI are concerned with the safety of all teams.We are keeping an eye on the air quality in Delhi.We are consulting with experts to assess the situation.
When Sri Lankan players appeared on the field wearing masks,
A similar situation occurred six years ago, in 2017, during the India-Sri Lanka Test match in New Delhi.Then several players puked on the field.The Sri Lankan team was seen playing with masks during that test match.Despite the fact that the Sri Lankan team entered the field wearing masks, the umpire and Indian players standing on the field did not.It remains to be seen whether or not players will wear masks during the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh match.
Mumbai’s air quality is also very poor.England’s Joe Root said he felt like he was “eating air.”Indian captain Rohit Sharma also commented on the matter.As Rohit stated, this is not an ideal situation, and everyone is aware of it.Rohit was particularly concerned about the impact on children.’Obviously, it is important that they get a chance to live without fear,’ Rohit said.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have both performed poorly.
Bangladesh has already been eliminated from contention for the World Cup semi-finals, and Sri Lanka’s journey is also coming to an end.Bangladesh was eliminated from contention for the semi-finals after being defeated by Pakistan by 7 wickets in its last match.Sri Lanka, on the other hand, was humiliated by India by a score of 302 runs.