Rain stops play again on day one of India-Afghanistan Test in Bengaluru

Opener Murali Vijay (99) and KL Rahul (44) were at the crease with India at 264 for one in 48.4 overs when heavens opened up again.

Published: 14th June 2018 03:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2018 03:38 PM   |  A+A-

With rain lashing the stadium, India had taken an early tea. | (Vinod Kumar T | EPS)

By PTI

BENGALURU: Rain stopped play again on the opening day of one-off Test between India and Afghanistan at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here today.

Opener Murali Vijay (99) and KL Rahul (44) were at the crease with India at 264 for one in 48.4 overs when heavens opened up again.

Only 3.3 overs could be bowled with India adding 16 runs since play started following a long rain interruption which cost about 59 minutes of play.

India were at 248 for one in 45.1 overs when the rain had stopped play for the first time.

With rain lashing the stadium, India had taken an early tea.

Brief Score: India: 264 for one in 48.4 overs (S Dhawan 107; M Vijay 99; Y Ahmadzai 1/28).

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