Cricket

SL complain to ICC over Delhi air pollution

2017-12-06 16:39
The Sri Lankan team wear face masks to fight Delhi pollution. (AP)

Colombo - Sri Lanka cricket board has complained to the sport's governing body about the poor air quality in which its players were compelled to play a Test in the Indian capital New Delhi.

READ: New Delhi Test drawn, India win series

Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said Sri Lanka Cricket made the complaint on Tuesday to the International Cricket Council (ICC), saying "we can't play like this as four players had vomited" due to the pollution. 

He said the ICC had informed them that it will take necessary steps.

However, it is not certain what action ICC had taken.

Sri Lanka's cricketers wore face masks during the match and the bowlers complained of shortness of breath.

The match ended in a draw, which gave India a 1-0 victory in their three-Test series.

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