Delhi’s severe pollution is like a slow poison, bringing in many respiratory, asthma and lung diseases. The hospitals in Delhi are being recorded with a huge number of such cases. The extreme levels of pollution this year is also making Bangladesh players difficult to stay in Delhi.
2 years after Sri Lanka players felt uncomfortable on the field in Delhi, it has emerged that a couple of Bangladesh players puked on the field at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Soumya Sarkar was one of the players who vomited during Bangladesh’s successful run-chase against India during the first T20I in New Delhi. Veteran Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim after the match had said his team found it hard to cope up with the weather ever since their arrival in India.
However, Spike in pollution level was a huge cause of concern ahead of 1st T20I. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had thanked the 2 teams for playing in ‘tough conditions’.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had earlier said that rescheduling the match in the eleventh hour was difficult. It was also reported that he had spoken to India’s stand-in captain Rohit Sharma about the pollution levels and the latter confirmed India players were ready to play in Delhi.