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Colombo Weather Today: IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Reserve Day Weather Updates | Cricket News – Times of India


Rain gods once again had the last laugh on Sunday, when the Asia Cup ‘Super 4’ match between India and Pakistan at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo met bad weather and eventually got pushed into the reserve day (September 11).
Just before the India innings hit the halfway mark, rain came pelting down and left the ground in unplayable condition once it stopped, forcing the umpires to suspend the match, which will resume from the same stage on Monday.
The last match between the two traditional rivals in the group stage of the tournament at Pallekele was abandoned because of rain. India were 147/2 in 24.1 overs after being asked to bat, once Pakistan skipper Babar Azam won the toss and chose to bowl first.
India got off to a rollicking start with a half-century from each of their openers, Rohit Sharma (56) and Shubman Gill (58). But both were dismissed in the space of seven deliveries after putting together an opening stand of 121 runs in 16.3 overs.
While spinner Shadab Khan got rid of India captain Rohit, Gill was dismissed by Shaheen Shah Afridi.
When rain stopped play, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were at the crease, batting on 8 and 17, respectively.
However, rain threat continues to loom large over Colombo as suggested by the local weather forecast for Monday.

The match is scheduled to resume at 3 pm local time, which is also 3 pm IST.
TimesofIndia.com here takes a look at what the Colombo weather has in store for us on Monday, September 11:
DAY
Temperature: 30 degrees Celsius
Cloudy with thunderstorms
Wind Gusts: 39 km/hr
Probability of Precipitation: 100%
Rain: 29.1 mm
Cloud Cover: 95%
Hours of rain: 6

AFTERNOON
Temperature: 30 degrees Celsius
Cloudy with thunderstorms
Wind Gusts: 39 km/hr
Humidity: 81%
Probability of Precipitation: 97%
Rain: 17.9 mm
Cloud Cover: 99%

EVENING
Temperature: 25 degrees Celsius
Cloudy with occasional rain and a thunderstorm
Wind Gusts: 33 km/hr
Humidity: 90%
Probability of Precipitation: 80%
Rain: 7.4 mm
Cloud Cover: 100%
India and Pakistan could face each other for a third time as well potentially in the mega final on September 17 in Colombo.

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