Minister stops Sri Lanka cricket team from leaving for India

Minister stops Sri Lanka cricket team from leaving for India

The Sri Lankans stayed strong and held their nerves to fight back as they registered a deserving draw against India in the third and final Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday.

Condemning the Test, KK Aggarwal, the president of the Indian Medical Association, was quoted by reports as saying: "This match should not have taken place in the first place".

"Air pollution also reduces the performance of the athletes". "The vice-captain not playing, it was tough on both him (Thirimanne) and the team", Chandimal told reporters."It's a tough call but Dhananjaya and Roshen Silva deserved their opportunities, especially Roshen who has scored more than 6,000 runs in domestic cricket."It's really unfortunate for Thirimanne but Dhananjaya and Roshen Silva grabbed their opportunities".

"Greatly troubled about the recent cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Delhi played under conditions of high levels of air pollution", it added. But veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga continues to be overlooked. "Good attitude, good discipline can take this team forward", said Chandimal during the post-match press conference. This was even after PM2.5 soared to hazardous levels.

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Doctors warned of dire health consequences and challenged the race in court but it went ahead, with runners complaining of burning eyes and sore throats.

With pollution levels particularly alarming in the past two years, doctors have raised awareness against sports events in Delhi.

It also proceeded but schedule was adjusted to avoid Delhi at its worst.

Generally, pollution levels rise during the winter across northern India and Pakistan due to crop burning in the region and cool air trapping particulates close to the ground.