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SOUTHAMPTON: Rain washed out all the opening day’s play within the closing of the inaugural World Check Championship (WTC) between India and New Zealand on the Hampshire Bowl on Friday.

It had began raining in Southampton on Thursday afternoon and Friday’s coin toss couldn’t happen due to the drizzle which ensured the sq. remained underneath cowl all through the day.

The rain relented for some time however no matter hopes the organisers had of beginning the match after lunch evaporated because it returned.

The umpires inspected situations at 1400 GMT earlier than the day’s play was deserted.

“Due to persistent rain, play has been abandoned on day one of the #WTC21 Final in Southampton,” the governing Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) stated on Twitter.

The organisers have allotted a reserve day to make up for any misplaced time in the course of the common days of the match.

The one-off match marks the end result of a two-year cycle of the inaugural WTC, launched in 2019 to create a pinnacle occasion for check cricket.

India went with each their spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin whereas veteran Ishant Sharma was picked because the third seamer forward of Mohammed Siraj of their five-man assault.

New Zealand, at present the top-ranked check crew, are but to disclose their enjoying XI.

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