IND v AUS: Rain threat not fully ruled out

Though the second ODI between India and Australia started on a sunny note, the MET department says there is still a depression over the Bay of Bengal.

There is no chance of a washout at the Eden Gardens, but overcast conditions remain a constant threat.   -  PTI

It’s all sunny, it’s all good but the rain threat isn’t over in the ongoing India-Australia second ODI at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre in Alipore, there is a chance of light rain as the day progresses.  “The sky has been generally cloudy and light rain is expected since the last 24 hours or more. The maximum temperature is likely to remain 32 degrees, while the minimum will be around 27 degree celsius,” Malay Bose, an official at the MET department told Sportstar during the course of the match.

“There is a low pressure area above the north belt. A monsoon graph has formed, which reached the Bay of Bengal, leading to a depression in the northern part of central Madhya Pradesh,” he added.

However, the Men in Blue — batting first — have been going great guns, and loss of overs would only kill the thrill. There is no chance of a washout, but the overcast conditions remain a constant threat.