India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20I, Rajkot weather today: Cyclone Maha threatens a washout – Hindustan Times
After air pollution and smog rattled the India and Bangladesh cricketers within the first T20I in New Delhi with appeals of even calling off the match circulating on social media, inclement climate and cyclone is ready to greet them within the 2nd T20I at Rajkot. Regardless of travelling from north to the west of the nation, there appears to be no respite for the gamers who will now need to take care of cyclone ‘Maha’ at Rajkot forward of the 2nd T20I which has the potential of deciding the sequence.
4 Indian states have been placed on alert after the Meteorological Division predicted two cyclones – cyclone Maha and cyclone Bulbul – within the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Gujarat and Maharashtra are prone to obtain rains attributable to Maha, whereas the growing cyclone Bulbul will seemingly have an effect on Bengal and Odisha.
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For gamers of India and Bangladesh, cyclone Maha is ready to be the worrying issue as Rajkot – the venue for the 2nd T20I – is available in Gujarat.
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The Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium acquired lots of rainfall on Wednesday because of the deep melancholy fashioned due to cyclone Maha and although the cyclone is ready to lose its pressure when it approaches Saurashtra in direction of the afternoon on Thursday, probabilities of thunderstorms can not totally be dominated out.
In line with climate forecasts of Rajkot on Thursday, it’s set to stay cloudy all through the day whereas there are round 50% probabilities of thunderstorms between 2-5 pm.
The India-Bangladesh 2nd T20I is ready to start from 7 pm. The stadium right here could be readied in an hour’s time for play, supplied rains cease earlier than the beginning of play. It remained cloudy on Wednesday morning with the solar shining brightly in phases, bringing alongside humidity and warmth. Each the groups most popular to coach through the daytime for 2 days main into the match.
Nonetheless, heavy rains together with robust winds lashed the SCA stadium within the night. Together with thunder and lightning, it continued for greater than half an hour leaving giant water puddles on the sector. The pitch and the world round it was coated with a number of layers of tarpaulin.
For the fifth-ranked India, a washout will imply that they won’t win a sequence at house for the second consecutive time. For ninth-ranked Bangladesh, a washout would imply they might have averted a sequence loss in India—a giant achievement contemplating their rocky build-up to the tour.