IPL 5: Rain forces Kolkata and Deccan to share points
Rain marred Match 32 of IPL 5 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The 32nd match of the Indian Premier League could not be played as heavy showers played havoc in Kolkata. A billboard collapsed here injuring two policemen. A look at the mayham at the Eden Gardens. (AFP PHOTO/DIBYANGSHU SARKAR)
The two teams scheduled to play had to end the day with a point each. This was the first point for Deccan Chargers. (AFP PHOTO/DIBYANGSHU SARKAR)
Part of the Eden Gardens stadium collapsed, reportedly due to thunderstorm and heavy rainfall. (AFP PHOTO/DIBYANGSHU SARKAR)
The two injured were taken to the hospital immediately. Heavy rainfall left the ground ankle-deep soaked in water. (AFP PHOTO/DIBYANGSHU SARKAR)
Even though the stadium was almost empty but some enthusiastic fans still chose to stay till the final announcement was made. (AFP PHOTO/DIBYANGSHU SARKAR)
Groundsmen had a tough job on the field but there was little effect on the final and unfortunate outcome. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)