Even for those of us who have been complaining about the BCCI scheduling cricket matches with no context, the third India v Sri Lanka test match in Delhi will stick in the memory. Originally we thought it would be for Virat Kohl’s first triple century. But we were wrong. This test match will be remembered for #DelhiPollution and #PollutionStopsPlay (hashtags in their own right).
It will be remembered for the Sri Lankan players throwing up on the outfield.
Sri Lanka’s Suranga Lakmal, centre, vomits as his teammates stand next to him during the fourth day of their third test cricket match against India in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadr)
For Sri Lankan players wearing surgical masks.
For Kohli’s angry declaration. (He pointed at his chest and said we will bowl, the implication being we will show you how to do it, you cry babies). Can you blame him? He is a proud Delhi boy and the masked Lankans had made his city look bad. Read More …