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India v Leicestershire, Tour Games, Day 2: Can Rain Play Spoilsport? -By ASC


India will resume Day 2 at 246/8 vs Leicestershire© Twitter

The four -day tour match between India and Leicestershire takes place on Thursday. On the stumps on Day 1, the Indian score read 246/8 with KS Bharat (70*) and Mohammed Shami (18*) in the fold section. The rain stopped the game three times on Day 1 and due to the rain, the early stumps had to be called. On Day 2, there may be a halt in the game as the forecast is for some rain in Leicester on Friday as well.

According to Accuweather, there is a possibility of rain at 11 AM UK Time and it is about the time Day 2 is scheduled to start. Cloud cover at the time is expected to be at 70 per cent while 0.2 mm of rain is likely to fall.

For the next two hours, cloud cover is expected to remain and again at 2pm UK Time, it is likely to rain with 0.5mm of rain expected. Cloud coverage is expected to remain at 70 percent.

Then from 3pm to 6pm UK Time, the chances of rain will decrease and the weather is expected to remain pleasant.

Bharat will be looking to bring in a well -deserved century on Day 2 of the ongoing four -day Tour Match against Leicestershire. It was Bharat that became the bright spot with the bat for India after top orders fell cheap and there was no resistance.

Virat Kohli decided 33, but he was given a call on a dubious field. Captain Rohit Sharma made 25 while Shubman Gill scored 21.

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Walker took the wickets of Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli and Shardul Thakur.

After this tour match, India will face England in Edgbaston, Birmingham starting July 1.

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