Cricket: England vs South Africa 2nd one day international abandoned

Cricket: England vs South Africa 2nd one day international abandoned

It appears that Johannesburg is not the only city to experience problems with rain as the 2nd one day international (ODI) between England and South Africa is cancelled.

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Briefly.co.za learned that South Africa had gotten off to a promising start but only managed to score 71-2 after 11.2 overs before the officials called the match on account of the rain.

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There will be another match on Sunday in Johannesburg but the weather may decide otherwise as the City of Gold is inundated with heavy rains.

This appears to be a regular pattern, in 2005 and 2009 ODI's between SA and England were cancelled due to rain according to bbc.co.uk.

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South Africa currently lead the series 1-0, if the rain continues in Johannesburg SA might win on default.

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported on Mzansi reacting to the heavy rains in Johannesburg.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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