Scotland’s hopes of T20 World Cup upset against England ruined by rain

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  • Match abandoned after downpours in Barbados
  • Scotland reached 90-0 off 10 overs before game halted

The first abandonment of this T20 World Cup came between two countries not unfamiliar with the wet stuff. But Scotland could probably feel more aggrieved than England by the end of this Group B match, ­having made the bulk of the running in between the downpours that eventually scuppered proceedings.

It was a day that had promised plenty too. A small but lively crowd had pitched up for this 10.30am start, with children from Jofra Archer’s old school, Christ Church Foundation, among them. Sir Garfield Sobers was looking on from a wicker chair at the top of the Worrell, Weekes and Walcott Stand, while, in contrast to his regal air, visiting fans larked about in the swimming pool on the boundary’s edge.

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Written by Ali Martin at Kensington Oval, Barbados
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/04/england-scotland-t20-world-cup-match-report under the title “Scotland’s hopes of T20 World Cup upset against England ruined by rain”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.