BAN vs SL Highlights: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain

Updated:11 June 2019 19:12 IST

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point each.

BAN vs SL Highlights: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain
BAN vs SL Cricket World Cup Highlights: Match was abandoned without a ball being bowled. © ICC/Twitter

The World Cup 2019 match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent rain at Bristol County Ground in Bristol on Tuesday, with both sides earning a point each. Sri Lanka now have have 4 points from their 4 outings while Bangladesh have 3 points from 4 games.The match was called off without a single ball being bowled. Interestingly, 2019 has become the World Cup with the most number of abandoned games, thanks to the three call-offs in a week. Earlier on Monday, a match between South Africa and West Indies was rained off and teams shared a point each. Calling rain-affected tournaments as being difficult for teams, Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said it was a bad time for his team after back-to-back washouts for the Lankans. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza, terming the scenario disappointing and frustrating, said that they do not have any option but to play hard. (SCORECARD)

World Cup 2019 Match Highlights Between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Straight from Bristol, London

  • 19:02 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    ta ta!!

    And the dull day, with rain updates only, comes to an end and we are signing off. Take care and do join us tomorrow for the live updates of a high-octane Australia vs Pakistan match. 
  • 18:36 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Another match abandoned!

    So, the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been officially abandoned, thanks to the rain gods. Both teams share one point each. 

  • 18:13 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Rain gets heavier again!

    And again, rain is getting heavier. Little chance of a game from here. However, no official confirmation has been made. 
  • 18:07 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Slight drizzle now!

    So, the intensity of the rain has come down, but it is still good enough to keep umbrellas up.

  • 17:43 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Bangladesh bowling coach has something to say, check!

    Amid persistent drizzle in Bristol, here is a freewheeling chat between ICC and West Indies legend and Bangladesh bowling coach Courtney A Walsh. Check what he is up to!

  • 17:36 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Here comes Dada's weather forecast!

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has some rain updates all the way from Bristol. 

  • 17:26 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Ground waterlogged!

    The ground is waterlogged with rain gods showing no mercy to the cricket fans. Groundsmen need to do a lot of drying work even if rain stops. Notably, the cutoff time is 8:45pm. 
  • 16:53 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Inspection postponed!

    It seems weather gods are in no mood of any game play as inspection has been postponed owing to continuous downpour. 

  • 16:34 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Hold that thought!

    It's raining AGAIN! This is frustrating for us but imagine how it is for the fans in the stadium and the players.
  • 16:28 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Good news!

    Rain FOR NOW at least has stopped but still a lot of water on the ground. Scheduled inspection still at 4:45pm (IST) -- fingers crossed!
  • 16:26 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Dhols on full blast at Bristol

    Rain or no rain, some people just know how to keep the fun going

  • 16:17 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Latest update from Bristol

    Here is the latest from Bristol
  • 16:08 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Do indulge in reading Shikhar Dhawan's injury news!

    While, rain continues to play spoilsport in Bristol, here is some other big news from the world of cricket. Shikhar Dhawan could have played his last game in World Cup 2019. Click to read full story

  • 16:00 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Next inspection at 4:45pm

    The next inspection is scheduled for 4:45pm, thanks to the continuous downpour.
  • 15:12 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Scheduled inspection postponed!

    The scheduled inspection has been postponed as drizzling returns again. 

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    While we wait for the game to start, some bad news coming in from the Indian camp relating to an injury to Shikhar Dhawan. Click to read full story.
  • 14:37 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Covers are coming off!

  • 14:20 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Toss delayed due to rain!

    The toss won't be happening on time thanks to the rain here in Bristol. 
  • 14:14 (IST)Jun 11, 2019

    Hello and welcome

    Hello and welcome to live commentary of the match number 16 of World Cup 2019 between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
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