Sri Lanka minister prevents cricketers from travelling to India

Share

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. "Medically there was no reason to continue the match; it must have been taken off (sic)".

"It was a tough time for us as a team as we are not used to this kind of conditions".

During the match, which India won by 378 runs, Sri Lankan players had to wear masks to protect themselves from Delhi's heavy air pollution. However, the BCCI refused to pay attention to the issue and instead accused the Lankans of making a big fuss about the entire matter.

Dharmendra pays endearing tribute to Shashi Kapoor with a nostalgic photo
While Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news, the other celebrities from the Kapoor family have not reacted to Shashi Kapoor's death. Prithvi Theatre, founded by him, is Mumbai's iconic landmark which encourages theatre and a must visit place for art lovers.

Due to increased breathing, those that do sports in a polluted environment are exposed to air pollution levels three times higher than those resting. "Thanks to the Indians fans too, thanks to Virat and team, wish them well for the tour of South Africa", he said.

But the USA embassy website on Monday urged Delhi residents to "avoid all outdoor exertion" as concentrations of the smallest and most harmful airborne pollutants known as PM2.5 soared to hazardous levels.

Even limited exposure can cause shortness of breath and make the eyes weep and throat burn.

Rally to preserve Net Neutrality
The public relies on the Internet for many important daily functions, including educational research and political organizing. Internet companies, consumer-advocacy groups and Democratic officials have generally been in favor of net-neutrality rules.

The smog has become especially alarming in the past two years, casting doubt on the future of sports events.

Sri Lanka is going through a hard transition phase and the current administration has been blamed for the team's poor run in global cricket.

The Test debacle in Delhi is not the first time cricketers have complained of air pollution in the capital, with Australia citing smoggy air following their loss to India in 1996.

Russian President Strongly Hints Will Run For Reelection, Stops Short Of Announcing
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared his intention to seek re-election next March, a vote he appears certain to win. Putin's approval rating tops 80 percent, and is virtually assured victory in next year's election, the AP story said.

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.

Share