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Rain affects again Odisha Vs Tripura Ranji match
Sportslogon Team October 7th 2017


Bhubaneswar : The rain spoiled the second day of the Odisha and Tripura group-C league match of the Ranji Trophy at Vikash Cricket Ground, in the city outskirt on Saturday.

Finally the umpires called it off due to wet outfield at 01:45 PM after making four inspections of the ground. (at 9:05, 10:42, 12:35 and 13:45).

The morning was started with a hope that the match may resume after the lunch as it was a sunny day, the ground staffs and super sopper was in full action to clear the water from the outfield, but just after the lunch break the half an hour heavy shower spoiled all effort and the umpires called it off.

Its an upset day, in our inaugural match against Tripura we are expecting to gathered some points. It is our first home match where we could do better to start our season campaign. Unfortunately the rain was disturbed the proceedings, said Odisha Captain Govind Poddar.

Sources said, if there will be no run on Sunday, it will not be easy to start the match before tea break. The outfield was not a condition to start the match. .
This news was added and updated on : October 7th 2017
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