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Rain delays Sri Lanka vs Nepal toss at Florida – T20 World Cup 2024

The toss for the T20 World Cup 2024 Sri Lanka vs Nepal gets delayed after the rain intervention. Sri Lanka was scheduled to face Nepal to play the 23rd game of the tournament on June 12 in Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

The match was scheduled to kick off at 05:00 AM IST with a toss at 04:30 AM IST but unfortunately, rain intervened and delayed the toss.

Rain Delays Sri Lanka vs Nepal Toss at Florida

Sri Lanka who lost their first two games of the tournament needs to win their remaining two games in order to stay alive in the Super 8 race. Nepal on the other hand played just one game so far and lost that by six wickets against the Netherlands.

Sri Lanka played their first match against South Africa and lost the game by 6 wickets while faced Bangladesh in their second game and lost the game by 2 wickets.

Without any victories, both Nepal and Sri Lanka are placed in the last two spots in the points table. Nepal will play this match without their star spinner Sandeep Lamichhane who has been denied a US visa. The right-arm leg-break Sandeep Lamichhane will join the Nepal squad in the West Indies after sitting out Nepal’s first two matches in the USA.

The match will play a key role for both teams who were in search of their first victory of the tournament.

05: 30 AM IST: As per the report, the rain stopped a while ago and umpires are scheduled to inspect the ground in 30 minutes from now. Remember, the cut-off time for a 5 over-per-side contest is 08:17 IST.

Sri Lanka Squad: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Kamindu Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga(c), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwan Thushara, Dushmantha Chameera, Dunith Wellalage, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dilshan Madushanka

Nepal Squad: Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh(w), Anil Sah, Rohit Paudel(c), Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Sompal Kami, Gulsan Jha, Karan KC, Sagar Dhakal, Abinash Bohara, Lalit Rajbanshi, Sundeep Jora, Pratis GC, Kamal Singh Airee

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