The cricket match between London Spirit and Southern Brave in The Hundred men’s competition at Lord’s was called off due to rain. The game was first halted with Spirit at 10-1 after 11 balls. After a 90-minute delay, the match was resumed, with the format reduced to 50 balls per side, but only 15 more balls were bowled before rain returned, leaving Brave at 34-3. Consequently, the match was abandoned, and both teams were awarded one point each. The match’s curtailment marks another instance of weather interference in The Hundred competition.
Fans looking forward to watching The Hundred matches can tune in to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the competition. Additionally, both finals will be broadcast on Sunday, 27 August.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about rain
What was the outcome of the London Spirit vs Southern Brave match in The Hundred?
The match between London Spirit and Southern Brave in The Hundred was abandoned due to rain. The final score was 34-3, with both teams receiving one point each.
How did the rain impact the match at Lord’s?
Rain interrupted the match twice. The first halt occurred when London Spirit was at 10-1 after 11 balls. After a 90-minute delay, play resumed with a reduced format of 50 balls per side. However, rain returned, limiting the play to just 15 more balls with Southern Brave at 34-3.
How were the points distributed due to the abandonment?
Both teams, London Spirit and Southern Brave, were awarded one point each as the match was abandoned.
When and where can fans watch The Hundred matches?
The Hundred matches can be watched on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the competition. The finals will be broadcast on Sunday, 27 August.
What is The Hundred cricket competition?
The Hundred is a cricket competition featuring a unique 100-ball format designed to appeal to a wider audience. It aims to provide fast-paced and exciting cricket entertainment.