Srilanka versus Pakistan, rain makes match draw

Srilanka versus Pakistan, rain makes match draw

The World Cup match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Friday after persistent rain in Bristol.

The game was scheduled to begin at 10:30am local time (0930 GMT) but was eventually called off in the afternoon, with both teams being awarded a point.

It is the first match at the World Cup in England and Wales to be abandoned without a result. Both teams now have three points, with one win and a loss apiece.

The call-off upset fans who had travelled to watch the game.

The decision to call off the game was announced shortly after 03:45pm local time (1445 GMT) following persistent rain throughout the morning at Bristol’s County Ground.

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