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Rain threat looms over India-Aus 3rd T20I

October 12, 2017 18:24 IST

FILE IMAGE: The groundstaff work on the covers. Photograph: BCCI

Rain may play spoilsport in the third and final T20 international between India and Australia with the weather forecast indicating possibility of light to moderate rain, in Hyderabad, on Friday.

 

"The forecast is possibility of thunderstorm accompanied with rain today and a light to moderate rain tomorrow," the Met office said on Thursday.

The city has been receiving good rainfall almost on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Arrangements have been made at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, the venue of the match, to ensure that the match is held without any problem.

Curator YL Chandrasekhar said the recent rain has not affected the wicket. However, the outfield was affected a bit and fans are being used to dry the affected area.

The T20I series is level at 1-1 after Australia beat India by eight wickets in the second match at Guwahati on October 10.

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