Kolkata Knight Riders players at Guwahati Airport after the
Picture Supply : KKRIDERS X Kolkata Knight Riders gamers at Guwahati Airport after the primary diversion

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) could also be braving groups on the sphere within the 2024 version of the IPL for enjoyable, nevertheless, they did not have a lot say in entrance of inclement climate as a five-day break got here to their rescue. KKR group’s Kolkata-bound flight from Lucknow was diverted to Guwahati late Monday night time because of dangerous climate in Kolkata. Nevertheless, an hour later when it was able to take off from Guwahati, it was diverted but once more and the table-toppers discover themselves in Varanasi presently.

KKR, who performed their final sport on Sunday in Lucknow, will likely be in motion on Saturday, Could 11 in opposition to the Mumbai Indians at house, so that they do have just a few days earlier than their subsequent sport and climate determined to take them on a journey. The Knight Riders as per the most recent replace will try one other flight in afternoon after staying in Varanasi in a single day.

“Journey replace: KKR’s constitution flight from Lucknow to Kolkata diverted to Guwahati because of dangerous climate. Flight presently standing on the Guwahati Airport tarmac. Extra updates quickly,” the primary replace at 9:34 PM IST from KKR on Twitter (now X) learn. At 10:11 PM, they have been able to take off for Kolkata from Guwahati.

“Replace at 1:20 AM: Flight diverted to Varanasi after one other failed try at touchdown in Kolkata because of dangerous climate. Present standing: On the Lal Bahadur Shastri Worldwide airport tarmac,” learn the following replace.

“Replace at 3:00 AM: KKR group can be checking into Varanasi lodge for in a single day keep. Return flight to Kolkata TBD on Tuesday (7 Could) afternoon. Keep protected, Kolkata,” the ultimate replace learn.

KKR are because of play in Guwahati in opposition to the Rajasthan Royals on Could 19, which will likely be their last league stage match however they did not know they might land within the metropolis 12 days earlier than. KKR are presently on the high of the desk with eight wins in 11 matches.

The climate in Kolkata introduced some respite to the locals from the extreme warmth and is ready to stay cloudy with showers within the subsequent few days with the forecast for Saturday, the match day additionally not being dry.


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