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Sri Lanka vs England: Rain washes out first ODI in Dambulla

England managed to score of 92-2 in 15 overs, with Akila Dananjaya and Nuwan Pradeep claiming the wickets of Jason Roy (24) and Jonny Bairstow (25) respectively.

cricket Updated: Oct 10, 2018 23:29 IST
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The ground lies covered as it rains during the first one-day international cricket match between England and Sri Lanka in Dambulla.(AP)

England’s first one-day international against Sri Lanka was abandoned following heavy rains in Dambulla on Wednesday.

England managed to score of 92-2 in 15 overs, with Akila Dananjaya and Nuwan Pradeep claiming the wickets of Jason Roy (24) and Jonny Bairstow (25) respectively.

Joe Root (25) and Eoin Morgan (14) were scheduled to return for England once the rain cleared but the match was called off as the bad weather continued even after four hours.

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The teams will stay in Dambulla for the second of the five-game series on Saturday.

England and Sri Lanka will also play a Twenty20 on Oct. 27 in Colombo before the three-Test series begins on Nov. 6.

First Published: Oct 10, 2018 23:29 IST