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Lanka Vs Eng first ODI abandoned after heavy rain

London, Oct 10 (Agencies) | Publish Date: 10/10/2018 12:32:24 PM IST

England’s first one-day international against Sri Lanka was abandoned after 15 overs because of rain in Dambulla, BBC reported.

The tourists reached 92-2 before play was suspended at 11:15 BST, and the match was called off at 15:45 because of a wet outfield. Openers Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy fell for 25 and 24 respectively in the space of five balls, before Joe Root made an unbeaten 25.
After Sri Lanka won the toss, Roy and Bairstow looked hit eight fours between them in as many overs, with Bairstow also striking off-spinner Akila Dananjaya for six. Bairstow edged Nuwan Pradeep behind before Roy miscued Dananjaya, to be caught at mid-off. Root accumulated quickly, while captain Eoin Morgan hit one four and a six before the players left the field with rain looming.
 

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