England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Match abandoned due to rain

England only played four overs in their innings before rain stopped play.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 26, 2016 10:10:08 pm
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England could manage to play only four overs in the chase before rain arrived and no match was possible after that. Sri Lanka had posted 248/9 batting first.

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2150 hrs IST: Match has been called off. The rains just won’t go. England still lead series 1-0

2028 hrs IST: 4 overs gone and England are 16/1 and we have rain again

2007 hrs IST: WICKET! What a start for Sri Lanka. Plays a wide ball and to the keeper

2005 hrs IST: We are back. Lakmal to bowl

1950 hrs IST: It was time for play but a faint drizzle is still presisting in Bristol. Covers

1920 hrs IST: The covers are coming off. We should see a start given no more rain

1910 hrs IST: The covers are on in Bristol. It will take some time

1830 hrs IST: Sri Lanka post 248/9. Will it par? Back after 40 minutes

1811 hrs IST: 46 overs done and Sri Lanka are 224/7

1805 hrs IST: After the break, Sri Lanka have lost another. Shanaka is run-out. When the bails were dislodged, his bat was in the air

1756 hrs IST: WICKET! Make it 209/6. Mathews is caught by Buttler. Rashid strikes

1754 hrs IST: 43 overs done and Sri Lanka are 209/5

1745 hrs IST: FIFTY! Mathews gets to a fifty. Sri Lanka eye a respectable total

1740 hrs IST: 40 overs gone. Sri Lanka 186/5

1728 hrs IST: Prasanna hits a six, goes for it again but holes out to the deep square leg man. Sri Lanka lose half their team

1720 hrs IST: GONE! Chandimal after making 62, hits it to third man. Caught

1704 hrs IST: FIFTY! Chandimal shows grit and keeps Sri Lanka going with a half-century

1630 hrs IST: 23 overs gone and Sri Lanka are 90/3

1620 hrs IST: WICKET! Medis has thrown it away. Pulls it straight to deep mid-wicket

1612 hrs IST: FIFTY! Mendis has done a superb job for Sri Lanka. They are 78/2 and Mendis has 50 off them

1606 hrs IST: A four and a six from Mendis as he moves onto 49*. Sri Lanka 76/2 after 18 overs

1556 hrs IST: 15 overs gone and Sri Lanka 55/2

1552 hrs IST: Spin for the first time. Abdul Rashid to bowl

1540 hrs IST: 11 overs gone and Sri Lanka are 38/2

1530 hrs IST: GONE! Perera has top edged Plunkett and that is taken by Buttler. Sri Lanka two down

1517 hrs IST: That was an opportunity. Hales uses his height well to stop that one but misses out to disturb the wood work

1516 hrs IST: a nice comeback though from Woakes and he bowls a maiden

1515 hrs IST: A shout there but that was outside leg and Perera is batting outside his crease so he has that advantage as well

1513 hrs IST: A nasty one from Woakes and that was a sharp bouncer

1507 hrs IST: The first one was cut away by the sweeper fielder but this one has been dispatched to the cover boundary. Sri Lanka 12/1 after 2 overs

1502 hrs IST: WICKET! David Willey strikes in his first over, cleans up Gunathilaka

1446 hrs IST: Well similar conditions there at Bristol with overcast conditions

1445 hrs IST: The picture of the previous game would be fresh in Sri Lanka’s mind. They would look to get a kick start and give themselves decent chance in this particular match.

1430 hrs IST:  England have won the toss and they have elected to field first


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