IPL 2013: Rain forecast for IPL final between Chennai and Mumbai

Mumbai’s second qualifier against Rajasthan was delayed by rains at the same venue © AFP

Kolkata: May 25, 2013 

With the met office forecasting “rain or thunder showers likely in some places” in the city on Sunday, Indian Premier League (IPL) fans will be fervently praying for the rain gods to spare the Eden Gardens scheduled to host final between two-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.

According to an official of the Alipore Meterological department, overall the sky will remain partly cloudy.

“For the next 24 hours it has been forecast that rain or thundershowers are likely in some places,” the official told IANS.

The start of the IPL play-off game between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals was delayed by an hour Friday due to rain.