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WC 2003 - Indians mull over a venue shift for Durban semi-final

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2003, 3:13 [IST]
 
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Cape Town: Wary of rains spoiling its World Cup chances, India is contemplating asking the organisers to shift the day-night semi-final in Durban on March 20.India is likely to finish number two or number three in the final Super Six table which will result in its playing the semi-final in Durban, a venue which has already seen a game abandoned due to rain."There has been a move on this point and we are thinking about it," team manager Jyoti Bajpai said. Durban invariably has rain in the latter half of the day and as such toss becomes a critical factor.Hosts South Africa suffered an early elimination from the tournament After their must-win last league match against Sri Lanka on Monday had to be stopped due to rain with the Duckworth-Lewis rule calculating the scores to be tied. PTI

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