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Kolkata-Punjab match uncertain

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Update: 2014-05-28 04:24:00
Kolkata-Punjab match uncertain

DHAKA: Heavy rain brings uncertainty over the IPL's first qualifier match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab to be played at the Eden Gardens of Kolkata on Wednesday.

Kolkata received light showers in the morning and more rain is expected on Wednesday evening, according to the city’s Meteorological department.

Thanks to unfavourable weather that also washed off the match on Tuesday as Kolkata remains under a heavy cloud cover.

In case of a washout, it will be advantage Kings XI Punjab as according to rule 21.10 (b) of the IPL Playing Conditions, the team with a better run-rate in the league stage will progress into the final.

Kolkata will play the second Qualifier on May 30, 2014. Kolkata are 4 points behind table toppers Punjab.

Source: IBN Live

BDST: 1422 HRS, MAY 28, 2014

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