Monday, 24 June 2019

Tag Archives: rain

ICC defend India-Pakistan finish as pundits slam ‘farce’

MANCHESTER: The International Cricket Council defended the farcical finish to India’s World Cup win over Pakistan after rain left Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side with a seemingly impossible task on Sunday. Pakistan were 166 for six, chasing an initial target of 337, when rain stopped play after 35 overs. Had the match ...

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Rain washes out Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match in Bristol

BRISTOL: In another disappointing day at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Bristol was washed out on Tuesday without a ball being bowled. This is the 2nd match in succession and third overall in this year’s edition to be washed out. Sri ...

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Australia experiencing more heat, less rain

CANBERRA: Australia is facing extreme heat, rising oceans and declining rainfall as a result of global warming, a landmark report has found. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) on Thursday published the biennial State of the Climate report. It found that Australia’s climate ...

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China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways

(Reuters) BEIJING: Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday. Weather authorities are forecasting more downpours throughout the country on Saturday, with floods and landslides expected ...

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Kiwis win 1st ODI against Pakistan under Duckworth-Lewis method

WELLINGTON: New Zealand won the first one-day international against Pakistan with a 61 run lead under the Duckworth-Lewis method as the match was abandoned on Saturday. Pakistan had scored 166 runs at a loss of six wickets as they had a hard time trying to chase the daunting 316 run ...

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Homeless man stands in rain to guard cash left in open car

GLASGOW: A homeless hero waited in the pouring rain for hours to stop a stranger’s £450 being stolen. James John McGeown spotted the cash sitting inside a handbag, which had been left on the front seat of a parked car that had been left with its window down. After waiting ...

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Storm Doris sweeps in with rain, snow and strong winds

LONDON: Storm Doris has reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain. Doris is likely to cause travel disruption, damage buildings and send debris flying when it sets in at around 6am on Thursday, the Met Office has warned. An 87mph gust was recorded at Mace Head on the ...

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New Zealand-Australia second ODI washed out

NAPIER: Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday. The series will now be decided in the final match in Hamilton on Sunday. New Zealand won the series opener by six ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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