Rain plays spoilsport at Eden Gardens

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Deccan Chargers and KKR players wait for water to be cleared from Eden Garden in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

Deccan Chargers and KKR players wait for water to be cleared from Eden Garden in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

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A thunderstorm in Kolkata disrupted the IPL match between KKR and DC at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

A thunderstorm in Kolkata disrupted the IPL match between KKR and DC at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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Rescue workers attempt to remove a damaged display board on a stand at the IPL T20 cricket match in Kolkata. (AFP Photo/STR)

Rescue workers attempt to remove a damaged display board on a stand at the IPL T20 cricket match in Kolkata. (AFP Photo/STR)

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The Eden Gardens, full of rain water, after a thunderstorm before the match between KKR and Decan Chargers. (HT Photo/Subhendu Ghosh)

The Eden Gardens, full of rain water, after a thunderstorm before the match between KKR and Decan Chargers. (HT Photo/Subhendu Ghosh)

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Heavy rains disrupted play at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

Heavy rains disrupted play at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

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Heavy rains before the start of IPL-5 match between KKR and Deccan Chargers in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoAshok Bhaumik)

Heavy rains before the start of IPL-5 match between KKR and Deccan Chargers in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoAshok Bhaumik)

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Groundmen cover the ground due to incessant rain, just before the start of an IPL-5 match between KKR and Deccan Chargers in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoAshok Bhaumik)

Groundmen cover the ground due to incessant rain, just before the start of an IPL-5 match between KKR and Deccan Chargers in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoAshok Bhaumik)

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A television commentator slips while groundsmen rush to cover the Eden Gardens pitch in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

A television commentator slips while groundsmen rush to cover the Eden Gardens pitch in Kolkata. (PTI PhotoSwapan Mahapatra)

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Rescue workers attempt to remove a damaged display board on a stand as the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders was delayed due to rain at The Eden Gardens in Kolkata. AFP

Rescue workers attempt to remove a damaged display board on a stand as the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders was delayed due to rain at The Eden Gardens in Kolkata. AFP

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Groundsmen cover the pitch as the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders is delayed due to rain at The Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (AFP Photo/Dibyangshu Sarkar)

Groundsmen cover the pitch as the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders is delayed due to rain at The Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (AFP Photo/Dibyangshu Sarkar)

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