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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Goes Forward Regardless of Air pollution. ICC Points Assertion

Arun Jaitely Stadium in Delhi© AFP

The Cricket World Cup 2023 match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been in jeopardy because of extreme air air pollution in Delhi. A thick layer of poisonous haze had enveloped the nationwide capital for a number of days, forcing the 2 groups to cancel their coaching sesions a minimum of as soon as because the Air High quality Index (AQI) remained within the extreme class. The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) had waited until the matchday to verify whether or not the competition will go forward. The worldwide cricketing physique, forward of the match, determined to let the sport occur as scheduled.

The ICC has now introduced that the state of affairs was assessed by a famend Pulmonologist and the precautionary measures have been taken to host the match as per the schedule on the Arun Jaitley Stadium.

”The BCCI engaged the providers of famend Pulmonologist Dr Randeep Guleria to evaluate the state of affairs in Delhi forward of Monday’s sport and supply impartial knowledgeable recommendation. Below Dr Guleria’s steering, the venue group has been taking mitigating actions all through the day together with the implementation of water sprinklers across the premises and the set up of air purifiers within the dressing rooms and match officers areas. The AQI inside the stadium was monitored all through the day which has diminished to ranges thought-about acceptable by Dr Guleria,” stated ICC as quoted by Cricbuzz.

”The ICC will proceed to work in collaboration with Dr Guleria, BCCI, DDCA, and the Delhi Authorities to observe the air high quality and to take all doable steps to mitigate the air high quality considerations on the Arun Jaitley Stadium and the match stays scheduled to happen in Delhi on Monday,” he added.

The AQI in Delhi has been above 400-mark since Thursday and based on the Air High quality Early Warning System, it’s prone to stay ’extreme’ until Tuesday.

On Sunday morning, the AQI stood at 457 based on Central Air pollution Management Board (CPCB).

Speaking concerning the match, Bangladesh are already out of reckoning, whereas Sri Lanka’s semifinal hopes are hanging by a thread, relying extra on arithmetic and luck than efficiency.

Ranked ninth out of 10 groups, Bangladesh are taking part in for pleasure, whereas Sri Lanka are little higher positioned at seventh within the standings and can look to carry on to the place to qualify for the 2025 Champions Trophy in Pakistan.

(With PTI Inputs)

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