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Match abandoned without a ball bowled

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

Rain washes out first T20 between Sri Lanka and New Zealand

Pallekele: No play possible

Sri Lanka's opening Twenty20 international match against New Zealand at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium has been abandoned due to heavy rain.

The day-night match was called off without a ball being bowled after a persistent downpour prevented the players from taking to the field.

The second and final T20 international of the series will take place on Thursday at the same venue.

The preceding ODI series was drawn 1-1.

Match Details

Date
19th Nov 2013
Toss
Teams will be announced at the toss
Venue
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires
R S A Ruchira, R R Raja
TV Umpire
T H Tyron
Match Referee
B C Brian
Reserve Umpire
M S K Malliyawadu