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On Wednesday, May 29, Delhi, the capital city of India, hit a record-breaking temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius in the Northwest area called Mungeshpur in the afternoon hours. The weather has a peculiar relationship with cricket, playing a major role in cancelling not only matches but practice sessions not just in India but all over the world.

In this article, SportsTiger looks at three times cricket practice got cancelled because of heat.

RCB cancel practice in Ahmedabad during IPL 2024

rcb cancel practice in ahmedabad during ipl 2024 sportstiger

During the summer month of May in the IPL 2024, Royal Challengers Bengaluru had to cancel their practice session, scheduled at the Narendra Modi Stadium, due to a heat wave in Ahmedabad ahead of their Eliminator clash against Rajasthan Royals. The Gujarat Cricket Association Secretary spoke about how they gave RCB the option of the indoor practice facility at the Gujarat College Ground or the Narendra Modi Stadium, but their management decided to prioritise the player’s health instead.