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WT20: Rains threaten to play spoilsport ahead of Indo-Pak clash in Kolkata

Ground men run to cover the pitch after rain started falling during the fourth one-day international cricket match between India and England in Bangalore November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe (INDIA)
Ground men run to cover the pitch after rain started falling during the fourth one-day international cricket match between India and England in Bangalore November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe (INDIA)

Kolkata: In a major scare for fans across the globe waiting for the highly anticipated clash between India and Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, the city of Kolkata witnessed rains and drizzle on Saturday morning.

The much awaited for encounter has already seen its fair share of drama over venue and security concerns. Now with the heavens opening up, the anxiety and anticipation had gone up to another level.

However, the sun is supposed to shine through later in the day according to skymet.

In the next few hours, light to moderate rain and thundershowers over scattered parts are likely over Hooghly, Howrah and Kolkata.

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and fans will be hoping for an uninterrupted match today which is scheduled to begin at 7: 30 p.m. (ANI)

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