Sri Lanka Cricket didn’t express pollution concerns throughout scheduling, says Amitabh Chaudhary
Play was stopped on three occasions on Sunday and the Sri Lankan team used anti-pollution masks and experienced breathing issues at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
( AP Image) Highlights Play was stopped on 3 events on Sunday
Sri Lankan group used anti-pollution masks while fielding
Amitabh said that BCCI will keep this in mind while scheduling matches next time
BCCI on Monday said scheduling of matches in pollution-mired Delhi will be “considered” in future after Sri Lanka’s cricket team experienced at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The Indian gamers, however, made light of the scenario, saying they were utilized to the conditions.
“Scheduling of matches in Delhi during this time of the year will be considered,” BCCI Performing Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary informed press reporters at the end of the third day’s play here when concerns were raised about Delhi’s viability as a place offered the rising contamination levels.However, Chaudhary said Sri Lanka Cricket had not raised any such issues when the schedule was decided.”If Sri Lanka Cricket had concerns regarding scheduling, they didn’t express them to us,”he included. There was high drama at the stadium yesterday when Sri Lankan players’rejection to take the field forced an animated Kohli to declare at 536 for 7. The Indian group chose versus using anti-pollution masks when it took the field.Sri Lankan interim coach Nic Pothas had later on claimed that match referee David Advantage had actually seen Suranga Lakmal and Dhananjaya De Silva throwing up when he visited the team’s dressing space. Delhi’s air quality, meanwhile, continued to remain in the “really poor”category.