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2019 World Cup, Match 18: IND vs NZ called off due to rain, both teams share a point each

This was the fourth such game in the ongoing tournament that has not yielded any result, something that will certainly increase ICC's worry.

AP [ Published on: June 13, 2019 20:14 IST ]
  • The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup game against New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled here Thursday.
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    The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup game against New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled here Thursday.

  • New Zealand have seven points from four games while India now have five from three with the next game against Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday.
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    New Zealand have seven points from four games while India now have five from three with the next game against Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday.

  • This was the fourth such game in the ongoing tournament that has not yielded any result, something that will certainly increase ICC's worry.
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    This was the fourth such game in the ongoing tournament that has not yielded any result, something that will certainly increase ICC's worry.

  • While both the teams share a point each, the practical difficulties of not having a reserve day as stated by the ICC CEO David Richardson is certainly leaving the fans, especially the Indians high and dry.
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    While both the teams share a point each, the practical difficulties of not having a reserve day as stated by the ICC CEO David Richardson is certainly leaving the fans, especially the Indians high and dry.

  • Despite rain playing spoilsport, Indian fans turned out in large numbers. The umpires had one last inspection at 7:30 PM IST before taking the decision to abandon the match.
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    Despite rain playing spoilsport, Indian fans turned out in large numbers. The umpires had one last inspection at 7:30 PM IST before taking the decision to abandon the match.

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli said it was a sensible decision to call off the match.
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    Indian captain Virat Kohli said it was a sensible decision to call off the match. "Sensible decision to not play, given the outfield wasn't fully fit (sic). One point not a bad thing for sides that have won all their games so far. So we'll take it," he said.

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