Two cricketers vomit during T20I match in India

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The BCCI president had thanked both the teams for playing the T20I under tough conditions.

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Published: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 8:53 AM

Last updated: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 10:58 AM

In the aftermath of high air pollution level in New Delhi, two Bangladesh cricketers vomited on the field during the first Twenty20 International (T20I) on Sunday.
According to NDTV reports confirmed by espncricinfo.com, Soumya Sarkar and one other Bangladesh player vomited owing to poor air quality that worsened after the festival Diwali. 
Veteran Bangladesh batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim, said after winning the first T20I match against India that his team found it hard to cope with the weather ever since their arrival in India. Later, Rahim said, "Pollution is not an issue for me. I was more concerned about facing the opposition bowlers than worry about pollution."
According to reports in India Today, in spite of public health emergency being declared in New Delhi on Friday and schools being shut due to the pollution crisis, the first T20I match was played as scheduled. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had thanked both the teams for playing the Delhi T20I under tough conditions.
In the second T20I to be played in Rajkot, Gujarat, on Thursday, India must win the match against Bangladesh in order to lead the three-match series 1-0.



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