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4th BPL T20: Opening game abandoned due to rain

The opening match of the 4th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket between Rajshahi Kings and Comilla Victorians has beenabandoned without a ball being bowled due to continuous rain.

The match officials took the decision after re-inspecting the field of Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur at 4:50pm on Friday.

After the inspection at 4:10pm, the match officials decided the cut off time for a curtailed five-over-a-side game to start it at 5:16pm which was originally scheduled to start at 2:30pm.

After the ill-fated match, both the team shared one point each.

Rajshahi Kings captain Darren Sammy won the toss and sent Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-led defending champion Comilla Victorians to bat first in the match.

However, another opening day's match between Rangpur Riders and Khulna Titans, at the same venue scheduled to start at 7:15pm is also facing  threat of delay or be abandoned as the rain here continued.

With UNB inputs

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