How Rain can Spoil IPL Party for Kolkata Knight Riders Against Kings XI Punjab

Kolkata Knight Riders' first qualifier against Kings XI Punjab was postponed by a day due to rain. If the reserve day is washed out as well, Punjab will enter final leaving the 2012 champions Kolkata to battle in the second qualifier without even being able to try for a direct entry.

updated: May 27, 2014 22:56 IST
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A depression over the Bay of Bengal may be a meteorological condition but it can have a deep impact on cricket - and on Kolkata Knight Riders in particular. After a whirlwind performance to book a berth in the Indian Premier League qualifiers, there is now a possibility that incessant rain may wash away their dreams of a direct entry into the final.

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