Delhi Pollution: Three Bangladeshi players wear masks to practice ahead of 1st T20

By Rajan Nath -- November 01, 2019 3:57 pm -- Updated:November 01, 2019 4:07 pm

Delhi Pollution: With Air Quality Index (AQI) of the National capital falling to the ‘severe’ category, three Bangladeshi players were seen wearing masks while practicing ahead of the 1st T20 between India and Bangladesh. The match is to be played at Arun Jaitley Stadium on November 3, 2019.

The Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has expressed serious concern over deteriorating air quality of Delhi. AQI was above 500 in areas like Mundka and Anand Vihar.

AQI level between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 is ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, while 401 and 500 is ‘severe’.

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On the game front, India recently defeated South Africa in the home series. Now, Men in Blue will host Bangladeshi Tigers, where India will take on Bangladesh in the first T20 on November 3. In a major setback to Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for two years from international cricket.

Virat Kohli has been rested for the T20 series while Rohit Sharma has been roped into captaincy against Bangladesh.

-PTC News

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