India v Australia: Rain threat looms over 3rd T20I

The city has been receiving good rainfall almost on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Published: 12th October 2017 05:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2017 06:17 PM   |  A+A-

Indian workers covers the pitch with plastic sheets ahead of third Twenty20 match between India and Australia in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.| Express / Vinay Madapu

Indian workers covers the pitch with plastic sheets ahead of third Twenty20 match between India and Australia in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.| Express / Vinay Madapu

By PTI

HYDERABAD: Rain may play spoilsports in the third and final T20 international between India and Australia with weather forecast indicating possibility of light to moderate rain, here tomorrow.

"The forecast is possibility of thunderstorm accompanied with rain today and a light to moderate rain tomorrow," the Met office said.

The city has been receiving good rainfall almost on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Arrangements have been made at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, the venue of the match, to ensure that the match is held without any problem.

Curator YL Chandrasekhar said the recent rain has not affected the wicket.

However, the outfield was affected a bit and some fans were being used to dry the affected area.

The T20I series is locked 1-1 after Australia defeated India by eight wickets in the second match at Guwahati on October 10.

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