‘Green’ Cricket in India


  • The BCCI and United Nations Environment on May 27, 2018 signed an agreement to promote green’ cricket in India.


  • The main aim of the partnership is to spread greater awareness about key environmental challenges that are facing the country and highlight alternate and more sustainable solutions. 
  • Through the agreement, the BCCI will endeavor to reduce its environmental impact by greening its operations and engaging cricketers and fans in green initiatives.
  • The partnership will help make cricket green and sensitise spectators towards minimising waste generation during matches.
  • It will also focus on phasing out single-use plastic across stadiums in the country.


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