Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rain wrecks Trent Bridge ODI *

GLOOMY CONDITIONS: TV commentator Michael Holding, left, watches as England captain Eoin Morgan makes the toss before the start of yesterday’s second ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England. Second right is West Indies captain Jason Holder. —Photo: AFP


PERSISTENT RAIN allowed just 14 deliveries before forcing the abandonment of the second One-Day International between England and West Indies at Trent Bridge here yesterday.

Sent in, the hosts had reached 21 without loss when the rains arrived after just 15 minutes of play to drive players from the field.

The weather abated enough for a scheduled 1:15 p.m. (8:15 a.m. Eastern Caribbean time) restart but quickly returned to squash any further hopes of play in the encounter.


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