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Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati has hosted only 1 T20I so far. It was between India and Australia in 2017, in which India suffered a 7-wicket loss after being bowled put for a paltry total. But India captain Virat Kohli expects nothing like that on Sunday’s match against Sri Lanka. If rain stays away, it is expected to be a high-scoring encounter. … [Read more...] about Guwahati weather today: Rain castes doubt over India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I at the Barsapara Stadium
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Meanwhile, former India fast bowler Zaheer Khan slammed preparations at Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati after the first T20I between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned. Speaking to Cricbuzz, the former left-arm pacer said: “When there is water on the wicket that really changes the dynamics of the game. Everyone was shocked because the rain stopped and in today’s day and age this is the last thing on your mind that water has gone on the wicket through the covers,” he said. … [Read more...] about India vs Sri Lanka: After rain spoils Guwahati T20I, will weather play a role in Indore?
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