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'Should England be banned from hosting cricket tournaments?'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Just like every other fan, is also disappointed by rain playing a spoilsport in the ongoing in England and

So far, three matches have been washed out in the ongoing tournament and the weather predictions for the upcoming matches -- including that of the high-voltage clash between and -- is not good.

Taking to Twitter, said either England should be banned from hosting tournaments until the climate change problem across the world is solved or the Club (MCC) invests in covered stadiums.

"With three washouts already (and more due this week), 2019 is becoming a damp squib. Should England be banned from hosting cricket tournaments until the world solves climate change or the MCC invests in covered stadia? Their summers are increasingly turning into monsoons!" said the

After the match between and was called off on Monday due to inclement weather, not a single ball could be bowled in the Sri Lanka-game in on Tuesday, making the ongoing event, with most number of washouts in a single edition.

On June 7, the tie between and was also abandoned without a ball being bowled.

In the aftermath of games being washed out, the (ICC) has been criticised by many for not having reserve days for group stage matches.

However, the ICC has defended its decision and blamed the disruptions on "extremely unseasonable weather".

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 09:06 IST
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