The sad part is that this was not the first time that such a casual — almost indifferent — approach of organisers had let the game down and cricket-loving public of the country, not to mention sponsors, broadcasters and a whole lot of support industry staff.
India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch
The umpires held several inspections but the damp patches on the pitch did not allow the match to start, much to the disappointment of fans who had gathered in large numbers
Assam Cricket Association secretary Devajit Lon Saikia confirmed that the ACA has also approved the Royals' request to set up a cricket academy in the state which will be the third Royals academy.
India women vs England women: Smriti Mandhana and Co suffer sixth straight loss in T20Is as visitors seal series 2-0
Chasing 112 for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, England completed the task in 19.1 overs, holding nerves after losing a few quick wickets.
Starting with the five-match ODI series against West Indies, India have 18-odd matches left for the World Cup and the think-tank has brought in dashing Delhi wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant in the mix to spice up the scenario.