India verses Sri Lanka: The match officials waren’t satisfied and called off the game after game after the final inspection.
The dampened at Guwahati Barsapara stadium forced the cancellation of the first T20l between India verses Sri Lanka on sunday.
Cause of unseasonal rain the start of India 1st T20 international against Sri Lanka. Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to field first.
The geound staff toiled hard to turn the pitch playable. However, the match officials were not satisfied and called off the game after the final inspection.
On a track which is expected to help spinners and make batting difficult, India- sans Rohit sharma who is is rested- left out Ravindra Jadeja as Kohli said they wanted to play Washington sunder and Kuldeep Yadav as the Sri Lanka have more left handers in the side.
Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malivga said they are playing three seamers and two spinners with both teams looking to fine tune their skills ahead of the T20 world cup in october.
Rain had the last laugh at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati, Assam on Sunday as the 1st T20I between India and Sri Lanka was washed out without a ball being bowled. India captain Virat Kohli had won the toss and elected to field first.