Guardian Web – block-time published-time 9.34pm GMT
Knight frustrated by England washout
England’s opening match of the World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka, due to take place on Saturday in St Lucia, was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to torrential rain.

Summary

  • block-time published-time 9.34pm GMT Knight frustrated by England washoutEngland’s opening match of the World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka, due to take place on Saturday in St Lucia, was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to torrential rain.
  • block-time published-time 8.15pm GMT England v Sri Lanka abandonedEngland’s opening match of the Women’s World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka was washed out without a ball being bowled on Saturday.
  • Torrential rain meant no play was possible at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia, with the match being abandoned at around 4pm local time (8pm GMT) with both teams earning a point apiece.
  • England, looking to the add the T20 crown to their 50-over World Cup win from last year, are scheduled to face Bangladesh at the same venue on Monday in their second Group A match.
  • block-time published-time 7.11pm GMT PreambleWelcome to St Lucia for start of England’s Women’s World T20 campaign against Sri Lanka!

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