In fact, this is an emergency: Ashwin on Delhi's 'scary' air quality

NEW DELHI: bowling player from India Ravichandran Ashwin expressed concern about the air pollution In the national capital saying this is in fact an emergency.

Ashwin went to Twitter and wrote: The air quality in Delhi is really scary, the oxygen we breathe is the basic requirement for humanity on this planet. In fact, it is an emergency. #AirQualityIndex #pollution.

The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority on Friday declared a public health emergency as the the air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR crossed "hazardous" category. The Delhi government has announced the closure of schools till November 5 due to rising pollution levels.

India is scheduled to play a T20I against Bangladesh on November 3 in Delhi.

During practice sessions, Bangladeshi players chose to train with masks in the Arun Jaitley Stadium Fridays and Saturdays