CT 2017: Rain halts India-Pakistan match for 3rd time

Sun, Jun 04, 2017 09:22 pm Posted: Saurabh Sharma
CT 2017: Rain halts India-Pakistan match for 3rd time
Birmingham, June 4 (CRICKETNMORE): Rain continued to play spoilsport in the Group B Champions Trophy cricket match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston here on Sunday.

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After five overs in the second innings with Pakistan at 22 for no loss, the skies opened up and resulted in a hold up.

Pakistani openers Azhar Ali (12) and Ahmed Shehzad (7) were at the crease when the umpires called for the covers.

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Earlier, in an innings affected by rain twice -- consequently shortened to 48 overs against the normal 50, India posted 319 in their 48 overs posting a target of 320 runs for the men in green. 

Match officials later revised the score in view of the rain-interruptions and thus Pakistan will have to score 324 in 48 overs for a win.