Updated: Thursday, 08 May 2014 22:20 | By Agence France-Presse

Ireland-Sri Lanka cricket ODI washed out

The second one-day international between Ireland and Sri Lanka in Dublin on Thursday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain.


Ireland-Sri Lanka cricket ODI washed out

Sri Lanka's players pose for a picture as they wait for the rain to stop before the start of the second Ireland v Sri Lanka one-day international cricket match at Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin, Ireland, on May 8, 2014 - by Artur Widak

Umpires Richard Kettleborough and Richard Smith took the decision after a 2:00pm local time (1300GMT) inspection, ruling the outfield too wet for any play.

It had rained heavily overnight and further rain in the morning also left damp patches on the pitch.

Sri Lanka won the two-match series 1-0 after their 79-run victory in Dublin on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka's tour continues with a one-day match against county side Essex on Monday, one of several 'warm-up' fixtures ahead of limited overs and Test series with England.

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