India vs Sri Lanka T20: The first T20 ground to be played in Guwahati on Sunday between India and Sri Lanka was canceled due to wet conditions. The toss occurred on time, but the rain became a barrier before the match started. the match had to be canceled without bowling.
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and handed Sri Lanka bat, but before the game started, heavy rain started. After the rain stopped, there were some wet spots on the pitch, these were the spots where the ball would pitch. So the stadium staff started to dry the pitch, but the equipment with which they started trying was ridiculous.
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The things used to dry the Guwahati pitch may have happened for the first time in the history of cricket. The ground staff first started pitch drying with a vacuum cleaner. Seeing the non-existence of the matter, immediately had to use a hairdryer and then the steam iron used on the clothes.
India vs Sri Lanka T20: This would have been the first time in the history of international cricket, in which all these things were used to dry the pitch. Indian captain Virat Kohli also looked worried about the match. He visited the ground several times and took stock of the pitch.
Fans joked on social media after the use of vacuum cleaners, steam iron, and hair dryers to dry the pitch. Former cricketer and commentator Akash Chopra blamed the ground staff of the Assam Cricket Association.
The umpires decided to cancel the match after the last inspection at 9:46 am local time, leaving a large number of spectators present at the stadium despite the rain. The second T20(India vs Sri Lanka T20:) International of the current series of three matches will be played on 7 January in Indore.
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