KKR vs SRH IPL 2024 Final Weather Update: Rain cancels practice session at Chepauk; What if the match was erased


The MA Chidambaram Stadium is fully equipped to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 on Sunday. The season finale will see Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH); tabletops of the season. While KKR finished on top with 22 points, SRH finished second with 17 points. They faced each other in Qualifier 1, which Kolkata won by 8 wickets and stormed into the final. On the other hand, SRH stormed their way to the final after thwarting Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2 on Saturday.

But before the much-awaited match began, the weather in Chennai started playing tricks. On the eve of the IPL 2024 final, the city witnessed dense cloud cover and also received a little drizzle. The capital of Tamil Nadu is known to be hot and humid throughout the year, but on Saturday evening, a light breeze was blowing across Chennai, followed by rain.

The training session at Chepauk was briefly interrupted as ground staff rushed to cover the place.

Weather in Final

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It will be overcast on Sunday as accuweather.com predicted 100% cloud cover in the evening with 66% humidity. But the reassuring news is that the chance of rain is negligible. The temperature is expected to be around 32 degrees Celsius.

Chennai Weather forecast for Sunday evening [Accuweather.com]

Overnight the temperature will drop slightly – down to 30 degrees – but cloud cover will persist and again, no signs of rain.

Chennai Weather forecast for Sunday evening [Accuweather.com]

What if the rain played spoilsport?

If rain does not allow the KKR vs SRH IPL 2024 final to go ahead as scheduled, the match will be shifted to the reserve day – Monday, May 26. However, before heading to the reserve day, the organizers will allow an additional 120 minutes. so that the match ends the same day.

What if the match was canceled on Monday?

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