Third T20I called off following incessant rain

Bangladesh vs Pakistan 3rd T20I live score update
Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium under covers. Photo: AFP File

The third T20I between Bangladesh and Pakistan has been called off due to incessant rain. Pakistan take the series 2-0. Bangladesh team are set to board their return flight home today and their expected time of arrival is 2:30 am on Tuesday.

4:20 pm - Update: Rain has intensified at Lahore. ESPNCricinfo has reported that the match will have to start by 5:30 PM (BDT). Conditions are dark at the moment as cut off time approaches.

Rain and bad light delayed the scheduled toss for the third and final Twenty20 international between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Lahore on Monday.

At 1:30 pm (2:30 pm Bangladesh time), the scheduled time for the toss, the pitch at the Gadaffi Stadium was still covered, and match umpires Ahsan Raza and Shozaib Raza of Pakistan will only inspect conditions once rain stops.

It was still drizzling in Lahore around 3:00 pm Bangladesh time. 

Cricket reporter Danyal Rasool gave a bleak outlook of events from the ground.



The Tigers have already lost the three-match series after being outplayed in the first two matches on January 24 and 25, losing by five wickets and nine wickets respectively. 

The forecast in Lahore is cloudy throughout the day, and rain is forecast till 5:00 pm (Bangladesh time)


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