India vs Bangladesh: Arvind Kejriwal assured that air pollution will not have an effect on the Delhi T20I

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‘Match must be performed in Delhi’ – Kejriwal.

Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal. (Picture by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Occasions by way of Getty Photos)

Crew India is all set to host their Asian neighbors for a three-match T20 collection and a two-match Take a look at collection. However even earlier than the primary ball has been bowled, the collection has landed in chilly waters for a plethora of causes. Firstly, it was the standoff between the Bangladesh cricketers and the BCB.

The Bangladesh cricketers had gone on an indefinite strike, placing ahead an 11-point demand checklist in entrance of the nation’s apex cricketing physique. And, now after the problem has been resolved, the main target has shifted in direction of the hazardous air of Delhi- the venue of the primary T20I on November 03.

It’s that point of the yr the place Delhi’s air turns hazardous on account of a plethora of causes together with farmers burning stubble in Haryana and Punjab. The air high quality deteriorated on Monday, a day after Diwali, plummeting to the “extreme” class, instigating the talk as as to whether the BCCI ought to have scheduled the sport within the nationwide capital at the moment of the yr.

In accordance with the BCCI officers, the rotation coverage and the journey route for the visiting workforce had pressured the apex physique to schedule the sport on the Arun Jaitley Stadium within the nation’s capital.

Arvind Kejriwal constructive in regards to the profitable staging of the T20I in Delhi

Nevertheless, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hoped air pollution is not going to have an effect on the India-Bangladesh T20I, emphasizing that his Aam Aadmi Celebration authorities has been taking important steps like an odd-even scheme to enhance the air high quality.

“I hope that air pollution is not going to are available in the best way of cricket. To scale back air pollution, we’re additionally implementing the odd-even scheme from November four. I’ve seen that on this season, matches have been performed earlier as properly. Match must be performed in Delhi.” Kejriwal informed reporters on the Delhi Secretariat as quoted by India Right this moment.

A senior BCCI official, whereas acknowledging there are sensible considerations, has quoted final week by the Occasions of India, saying that the board had factored the post-Diwali air air pollution and have been hopeful that the gamers received’t face any well being hazards.

“Look, we’ve factored within the post-Diwali air air pollution in Delhi however for the reason that match is per week away, we’re hopeful that the gamers received’t face any well being hazards,” a senior BCCI official mentioned final week as quoted by Occasions of India.