The first T20 international between India and Bangladesh was spoiled by controversy surrounding the alarming levels of toxic air in Delhi.
There was even talk of cancelling the match as visibility had considerably dipped in the national capital. However, play went on as usual as the dust cleared from the Arun Jaitley Stadium due to some divine intervention.
The Air Quality Index in Delhi had reached alarming levels and the conditions were not ideal for a game of international cricket.
Now a piece of concerning news has been reported by ESPN Cricinfo. It has been said that Soumya Sarkar and one more player had vomited during the first game of the three-match series. The conditions wasn’t favorable for a match and this report will further put an eyelid on BCCI’s scheduling of the event in Delhi after Diwali.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is taking note of all the events that happened in Delhi and confirmed before the match that it will take into account scheduling future games in north India during the period.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said ,“We have spoken to Delhi authorities over the last two days, they are expecting the match to go through, we couldn’t cancel it at last minute,’
“Post-Diwali is a difficult time in the north because winter sets in and there is lot of smoke & dust. In future, when we schedule, especially in the northern part of India in the winter we will have to be a little more practical. I have spoken to the groundsmen, he says once the sun comes out, it will be fine.”