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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Rain washes out second T20 clash

Ireland and Scotland were unable to get on the field
Ireland and Scotland were unable to get on the field

Ireland's second Twenty20 international against Scotland was abandoned without a ball bowled due to persistent rain.

Play was scheduled to start at 5.30pm at Bready Cricket Club but after waiting almost two hours for rain to cease and the outfield to dry, umpires Mark Hawthorne and Nigel Llong were forced to admit defeat to the weather.

Scotland lead the series 1-0 going into Sunday's final match, having won Thursday's first game by six wickets on the back of Matthew Cross' brilliant innings of 60.

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