Pour state of affairs: Deciding the spoils at a wet World Cup

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Pour state of affairs: Deciding the spoils at a wet World Cup

As cricket tries to keep the tournament's integrity dry, games are going unsatisfyingly unwon and unlost

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Steve Rhodes and Dave Richardson were both wicketkeepers, a good option if you’re looking for the unvarnished truth; straight no chaser. But one is a Yorkshireman and the other a lawyer, and we know which of those we think talks more sense.

So here’s “Bumpy” Rhodes, also the son of a wicketkeeper (Nottinghamshire’s Billy Rhodes) and now Bangladesh’s coach, on whether the World Cup league stage match schedule should have made provision for reserve days:

“If you know the English weather, sadly, we’re going to get a lot of rain. We never know when the rain’s going to come...

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