Delhi Pollution Affects World Cup, First Bangladesh Now Another Team Takes a Big Decision

ODI World Cup 2023. The air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas has been deteriorating for the last few days. This is the reason why after Bangladesh, the Sri Lankan team has also canceled its practice session in Delhi. The 38th match of the 2023 World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on November 6 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. Before this important match, the teams of both the countries have canceled their training sessions, which is not good news for the country.

According to media reports, the Sri Lankan team was to train at the stadium from 2 pm on Saturday for the upcoming match, but it has been cancelled. At the same time, Bangladesh’s session was to start at 6 pm, but their decision has not been confirmed yet. Outside the Arun Jaitley Stadium, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has installed water sprinklers on trucks to control pollution.

Sri Lankan officials held a virtual meeting in the capital Delhi regarding the health and safety of their players. Meanwhile, he raised the issue of pollution and objected to playing in the capital.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Saturday said the air quality in the national capital and surrounding areas remained in the ‘severe’ category. AQI was recorded at 448 in Anand Vihar, 421 in Jahangirpuri, 435 in Dwarka Sector-8 and 421 in IGI Airport (T3).

Amidst all this, there are rumors that the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka may be shifted to another venue, but there is no confirmation yet.