Updated: 04/07/2012 19:20 | By pa.press.net

England match rained off



There was nothing the groundstaff could do as the third ODI was rained off

There was nothing the groundstaff could do as the third ODI was rained off

England will have to wait for their chance to go top of the world one-day international rankings after a frustrating washout against Australia at Edgbaston.

Several times over on Wednesday, it seemed as if the third NatWest Series match might be about to get under way - albeit in a shortened format - only for rain to dash plans.

Finally, at 6.10pm umpires Aleem Dar and Rob Bailey announced an abandonment which leaves England 2-0 up with two to play.

They can no longer therefore complete the 5-0 series whitewash they need to depose Australia at number one in the International Cricket Council rankings, and become the first team to top the table in all three formats.

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05/07/2012 00:11
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Come on MSN. Hotmail 'junks' obvious adverts - why can't you for these awful, annoying singles adverts, supposedly legite postings which appear on all your sites!
05/07/2012 00:07
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I just tried to post following message and was blocked, continuously, as appears to spam!!!!
The one thing the message is anti! Come on MSN, set the blocks correctly so that the real spammers can't get thro', not the posts that complain about them!!!



05/07/2012 07:39
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MSN must get paid by these singles sites how else would they continue to appear
05/07/2012 00:09
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Great! They accept a complaint for message blocking but stil would not accept a complaint re. singles blatant adverts!!!
05/07/2012 00:30
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Its a waste of time complaining to the site admins, last time i did i was blocked myself for over a week. i expect the same after this post
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