The third T20I between India and South Africa at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata abandoned without a ball bowled. It rained in the City of Joy and the outfield remained wet and unfit for play. The conditions robbed India a shot at pride while South Africa had to settle with a series scoreline of 2-0. Over to the ODIs now.
The rain updates, as they happened 2130 hrs IST: Right then, news coming from the Eden Gardens.
The match has been officially abandoned due to wet outfield.
South Africa seal the three-match series 2-0. 2045 hrs IST:
Overs start getting reduced after 2000 hrs IST. |
So will be curtailed game, if at all it starts 2040 hrs IST: Looks like more delay.
Next update at 2130 hrs IST. Are we delaying the inevitable at the Eden Gardens?
1945 hrs IST: Latest from the Eden Gardens – umpires not happy with the conditions.
Next inspection at 2030 hrs IST
1930 hrs IST: Match officials out in the middle for inspection.
No word yet 1915 hrs IST: Our reporter at the ground informs that the outfield is still soggy