Knight frustrated by England washout

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England’s opening match of the World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka on Saturday in St. Lucia was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to torrential rain.
England were expected to beat the 8th-ranked Sri Lankans but with both teams now claiming a point apiece, the setback is an early blow to England’s hopes of “doing the double” and following up last year’s 50-over World Cup win with the T20 title.
England’s second match against Bangladesh on Monday, which they are again expected to win easily, is also now in doubt because of the unseasonably high levels of rainfall, piling on the pressure for their later, trickier group-stage encounters against South Africa and defending champions West Indies.
Captain Heather Knight described it as “very frustrating” and said her side were “desperate to get our tournament going, but today it wasn’t to be. We’ve just got to be ready when it comes.” (The Guardian)

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