Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 24 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) took a commendable step towards a greener India on Sunday as they installed over 370 solar panels at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.
This initiative will reduce 277 tonnes of carbon emissions every year. The inauguration was done before the second ODI between India and Australia. India stand-in captain KL Rahul and other MPCA dignitaries were present at the inauguration.
"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 emission every year. Present at the inauguration was TeamIndia Captain @klrahulwith other MPCA dignitaries before the start of play today. INDvAUS," tweeted BCCI.
Coming to the match, Australia won the toss and elected to field first.
India leads the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first ODI by five wickets.
India (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w/c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Prasidh KrishnaAustralia (Playing XI): David Warner, Matthew Short, Steven Smith(c), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Alex Carey(w), Cameron Green, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Spencer Johnson. (ANI)