Nelson ODI: New Zealand Maintain 2-1 Series Lead After Rain Forces Match to be Abandoned

Updated: 02 January 2016 10:03 IST

New Zealand were 75-3 after being sent in to bat when the rain started again and the umpires called the game off.

Nelson ODI: New Zealand Maintain 2-1 Series Lead After Rain Forces Match to be Abandoned
Umpire Derek Walker (L) supervises the laying of the covers as rain delays play during the fourth one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. © AFP

Nelson, New Zealand:

The fourth ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was abandoned Saturday after heavy rain allowed only nine overs to be bowled.(Scorecard)

The start of the match was delayed nearly five hours because of the weather.

New Zealand were 75-3 after being sent in to bat when the rain started again and the umpires called the game off.

New Zealand have an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the series with the fifth and final match to be played in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.

Topics : Sri Lanka New Zealand Cricket
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