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2018 Nidahas Trophy: Here's the weather forecast for India vs Bangladesh Colombo T20

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 8, 2018, 1:11 pm IST
Updated Mar 8, 2018, 5:20 pm IST
India will look to bounce back from their loss in the opening match against Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo..
Rhoit Sharma led team India who lost the opening game will look to claim their first win of  the tournament against Bangladesh. (Photo: AFP)
 Rhoit Sharma led team India who lost the opening game will look to claim their first win of the tournament against Bangladesh. (Photo: AFP)

Colombo: After suffering a five-wicket loss against Sri Lanka in their opening game on Tuesday, India will look to bounce back in series, when they take on Bangladesh in the second game of the Tri-Nation Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 series, here on Thursday.

After batting first in the opening game, it was Shikhar Dhawan's (90 runs) valiant knock that helped India managed to score 174-5 in 20 overs. In reply, Sri Lanka lost Kusal Mendis early, but skipper Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Perera steadied the teams innings.

 

In the end, it was Kusal Perera’s (66 runs), that helped the home side chase the score with ease.

While the weather did not play spoilsport in the first game, the condition for today’s game looks cloudy with a thunderstorm in evening.

India vs Bangladesh weather (Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com)

There are 51 per cent chances of rain on Thursday evening (5:00 P.M local time), two hours before the schedule start of play.

India vs Bangladesh weather (Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com)

While the chances of rain go down post 6 P.M, the possibility of showers is not completely ruled in the late evening. As per the weather reports, there are 20 per cent chances of rain since the scheduled start of play, 7 P.M., till 11 P.M.

India vs Bangladesh weather (Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com)

Match-timings:

The match is scheduled to start at 7.00 P.M. IST.

Where to watch the match live?

Live telecast and Live Streaming: The match can be seen live on DSport (English commentary). Hindi commentary will be available on Rishtey Cineplex/HD.

Squads:

India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Vijay Shankar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj and Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper).

Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (Captain), Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed, Imrul Kayes, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam, Abu Hider Rony.

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Location: Sri Lanka, Western, Colombo




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