ICC World T20: Slight rainfall in Kolkata ahead of Indo-Pak clash at Eden Gardens
The weather is unpredictable and it could threaten the game to be held tonight at 7:30 pm.
New Delhi: Hours before the start of the much anticipated match between India and Pakistan, Kolkata witnessed second spell of rainfall on Saturday.
Kolkata witnessed slight rainfall in the morning as weather gods didn't show mercy ahead of the blockbuster ICC World Twenty20 clash at the Eden Gardens today.
— ANI (@ANI_news) March 19, 2016
The much awaited mother of all battles has already seen its fair share of drama over venue allocation and security concerns.
The match was earlier scheduled to be held at Dharamsala but owing to protests from ex-army personnel and right wing activists, it was shifted to Kolkata.
The weather is unpredictable and it could threaten the game to be held tonight at 7:30 pm. Interestingly, there was fresh snowfall too in Dharamsala in the wee hours of Saturday.
According to skymet, the clouds could make way for a brighter sky later in the day. Although light to moderate rainfall is expected to scatter in and around Kolkata.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and cricket lovers all around the world will be hoping for an uninterrupted match as anxiety levels could rise as the day progresses.
(With ANI inputs)