Rain washes out India-England ODI World Cup warm-up game | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Rain on Saturday performed spoilsport in a high-profile World Cup warm-up between hosts India and defending champions England with the match deserted with no ball being bowled.
India skipper Rohit Sharma gained the toss and elected to bat first however rain delayed the beginning and it stored pouring within the northeastern Indian metropolis of Guwahati.

It started raining just a little earlier than the beginning of the match on Saturday afternoon, which resulted within the toss being delayed however later within the night the umpires determined to desert the competition, just a little earlier than 6pm native time owing to inclement climate.
All 10 groups will get to play two warm-up matches every earlier than the group stage of the 50-over World Cup which will get underway in Ahmedabad on October 5.
England will face New Zealand within the World Cup opener.
England, who arrived in India a day earlier than their first warm-up match, will stay in Guwahati to play their second and ultimate warm-up sport towards Bangladesh on October 2.
Alternatively, India, who travelled all the best way to Guwahati on Thursday after finishing a 2-1 collection win over Australia, will now fly to Thiruvananthapuram for his or her second warm-up match towards the Netherlands on October 3.

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The nice and cozy-up matches started on Friday with Sri Lanka struggling a seven-wicket defeat by the hands of Bangladesh right here, whereas New Zealand defeated Pakistan in a high-scoring contest in Hyderabad.
The nice and cozy-up matches are being performed at three venues Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad.
(With inputs from PTI)

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