Rain Threat Looms Large as Eden Gardens Decks up For IPL 2022 Qualifiers

Kolkata: The Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) is ready to make the two IPL 2022 qualifiers they will be hosting at the Historic Gardens of Eden a resounding success. CAB officials left no stone unturned into the decoration of Eden as far as the preparation of the wicket and the courtyard. The venue is decorated to match the mood of the T20 League.

However, measures have been taken to cover the entire Earth, considering the possibility of thunderstorms. Because of the storm, part of the covers came off, but the playing field was not affected.

The President of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sourav Ganguly, was present at the place of inspection. He seemed happy with the preparations and also held a brief meeting with the head of Banque du Caire, Abhishek Dalmia.

Kolkata Police Commissioner Vineet Joel also attended to inspect the security situation on the ground.

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Sourav Ganguly inspects the Gardens of Eden. (News18 Photo) The table-top Gujarat Titans will take on the Rajasthan Royals in the first qualifier at this venue on Tuesday while the Royal Challengers Bangalore will face off against Lucknow Super Giants at Eliminator on Wednesday.

RCB batting star Virat Kohli achieved his first ever international century in the Gardens of Eden, against Sri Lanka in 2009 and his century came for India too in the same spot. By the way, his last century in the IPL was also in Aden. When he won his 100 belt out of 56 and the former RCB captain hopes his love affair with the court will continue.

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Meanwhile, there is a possibility of thunderstorms in Bengal on Tuesday. In the event that it rains playing spoiler and there is no game in the regulation time, Super Over can decide the winner of IPL 2022

In the event that there is no possibility of a single overrun, the league standings will take precedence and determine the winner.

This will also apply to qualifier 1, remover, qualifier 2, which have no hold days. May 30 has been designated as a backup day for the summit match, which will start from 8pm IST.

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