Match No 16 – Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka at Bristol on 11 Jun 19 – Match abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled
Heavy downpour at Bristal caused the abandonment of the sixteenth game of ICC World Cup 2019 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka to provide the fourth occasion of an abandoned game due to rain interference without a ball being bowled in the history of the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below
|No||Team 1||Team 2||Result||Ground||Match Date|
|1||Sri Lanka||West Indies||Abandoned||The Oval||Jun 13, 1979|
|2||Australia||Bangladesh||Abandoned||Brisbane||Feb 21, 2015|
|3||Pakistan||Sri Lanka||Abandoned||Bristol||Jun 07, 2019|
|4||Bangladesh||Sri Lanka||Abandoned||Bristal||Jun 11, 2019|
Sri Lanka has been involved in abandoned games on three occasions – against West Indies at The Oval on 13.06.1979,
against Pakistan at Bristol on 07.07.19 and against Bangladesh at Bristol on 11.06.19. Sri Lanka has been involved in abandoned games on most occasions.
Bangladesh has been involved in abandoned games on two occasions – against Australia at Brisbane on 21.02.15 and
against Sri Lanka at Bristol on 11.06.19.
The ongoing edition of 2019 is the only edition to witness two abandoned games, while 1979 and 2015 editions had witnessed on abandoned game each