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Rain frustrates England in 3rd ODI against Sri Lanka

  • Published at 09:59 pm July 4th, 2021
Rain
Ground-staff adjust the covers as rain falls during the third one-day international between England and Sri Lanka at Bristol County Ground in England on Sunday Photo: AFP

Before the hosts England could start their reply, a heavy downpour forced the game to be abandoned at 4:15 pm local time

Rain meant the third one-day international between England and Sri Lanka at Bristol on Sunday ended in a no-result.

The hosts were on course for a 3-0 series clean sweep after dismissing Sri Lanka for just 166, with Tom Curran taking 4-35 in an innings where only Dasun Shanaka, with 48 not out, offering much resistance with the bat.


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But before the home side could start their reply, a heavy downpour forced the game to be abandoned at 4:15 pm local time (1515 GMT).

England next play Pakistan in a three-match ODI series starting at Cardiff on July 8.


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Brief scores
Sri Lanka 166, 41.1 overs (T Curran 4-35)
England, did not bat - rain
Result: No result (rain)
Series: England win three-match series 2-0
Player of the series: David Willey (ENG)