India’s Stand-In Captain Praises MPCA’s Eco-Friendly Initiative Ahead of 2nd ODI
Ahead of the eagerly awaited 2nd ODI between India and Australia, KL Rahul, stand-in India’s captain, commended the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) for their eco-friendly endeavor at Holkar Stadium in Indore. They’ve installed an impressive 376 solar panels, a proactive step toward energy conservation and reducing carbon emissions.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to applaud MPCA for their sustainability initiative.
In a tweet, BCCI stated, “A green initiative by the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association as they install close to 376 solar panels in Holkar Stadium, Indore. The initiative is set to be energy-saving and reduce 277 tonnes of carbon emissions every year. Present at the inauguration was #TeamIndia Captain @klrahul with other MPCA dignitaries before the start of play today.”
KL Rahul, who is experiencing a resurgence in his Indian cricket career, has been in excellent form since recovering from injury. As the stand-in captain for the first two ODIs against Australia in the absence of Rohit Sharma, Rahul embraced the challenge and led the Men in Blue to a comfortable victory over the Aussies in the first ODI, winning with 5 wickets to spare.
Rahul remarked, “Not the first time, always happens with me. I’m used to it, I love it,” in response to his role as captain in place of Rohit Sharma.
India is currently battling Australia in the second ODI, and they are setting an imposing target with impressive centuries from Shreyas Iyer and opener Shubman Gill.