Rain scuppers England, Windies ODI

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iol spt june22 England-Windies-rain REUTERS The third ODI between England and the West Indies at Headingley was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain.

Leeds, England – The third one-day international between England and the West Indies at Headingley on Friday was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain.

England won the series 2-0 after victories by by 114 runs, under the Duckworth/Lewis method, at Southampton last weekend and Tuesday's eight-wicket success at The Oval.

England's Ian Bell was named Man of the Series thanks to scores of 126 and 53 after his recall to the one-day side as an opener following the limited overs international retirement of Kevin Pietersen.

West Indies, who lost the preceding Test series 2-0, conclude their tour with a stand-alone Twenty20 international against England at Trent Bridge on Sunday. – Sapa-AFP


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