10 overs in 5 hours… still no result, first time this has happened

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10 overs could be played in the England-Scotland match Both the teams have got one point each in this match

New Delhi. You will be surprised to hear that only 60 balls were bowled in five hours. Yes, the same thing happened in the sixth match of T20 World Cup 2024. England and Scotland were meeting for the first time in this World Cup at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. But the result of the match could not be declared due to rain. The match was played at 10-10 overs after time was lost due to rain. Scotland scored 90 runs without losing a wicket in 10 overs. England were then given a revised target of 109 runs in 10 overs. But after this England’s innings could not start due to rain. And finally the umpires declared the match cancelled.

This ICC T20 World Cup (ICC T20 World Cup 2024) match between England and Scotland (ENG vs SCO) was scheduled to start at 8:00 PM IST. The toss was on time but then rain interrupted play for about an hour. After this the game started. Rain started again after 6.2 overs. At that time, Scotland had scored 51 runs without losing a single wicket. The game resumed two hours later. When the game started the total overs were reduced. That means this match became 10-10 overs. Scotland scored 90 runs without losing a wicket in 10 overs. This is the first time in the current World Cup that a match has been washed out due to rain.

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For Scotland, opener George Munshi played an innings of 41 runs off 31 balls while Michael Jones scored an unbeaten 45 off 30 balls. Munshi hit 4 fours and 2 sixes in his innings while Jones also hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. Meanwhile, England used 5 bowlers for the attack but no one got success.

Jos Buttler and Co were given a revised target of 109 runs which they had to achieve in 60 balls. But after this it started raining again. After which the umpires declared it cancelled. Scotland’s next match is against Namibia while England will face Australia.

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