AAP Australian Sports – Torrential rain in St Lucia is threatening to cause major problems for the Women’s World Twenty 20.

Summary

  • Torrential rain in St Lucia is threatening to cause major problems for the Women’s World Twenty 20.
  • While the forecast for the week remains fine in Guyana – where Group B, including Australia, are playing – it’s a different story for Group A in St Lucia where England’s opening match against Sri Lanka was washed out without a ball being bowled on Saturday.
  • Thunderstorms are forecast there until at least Wednesday and the International Cricket Council has reportedly begun exploring the huge logistical issues that would be involved in moving the Group A matches to Antigua.
  • A frustrated England captain Heather Knight said that the Gros Islet outfield was the wettest she had ever encountered and gave a cautious welcome to the prospect of a relocation.

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