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2nd ODI, Dublin, May 8 2014, Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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• Ger Siggins in Dublin

SL take series after watery abandonment

Sri Lanka will fly out of Dublin on Friday with the first series of their tour duly sewn-up, after the second ODI against Ireland was abandoned without a ball being bowled

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14.20 Unfortunately the game has been abandoned. Areas around the wicket are saturated with no hope of drying sufficiently. A very frustrating outcome for all at the ground. Sri Lanka take the series 1-0.

13.40 News here is that it is dry now and the covers are coming off. There will be an inspection at 2 pm assuming we have no rain.

12.00 Still raining, quite heavily now too. Lunch will be taken at 1.00 pm and if the rain has stopped then, after that we will get an inspection.

Bad news here as it has begun raining and the covers are going back on. Will delay any possible start.

11.00 am Still some damp patches on the pitch, no word on a start time but we won't lose overs until midday.

Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's coverage of the second ODI between Ireland and Sri Lanka from Clontarf in Dublin. This is Conor Hayes here and I can report that it was quite wet here overnight so while the rain has stopped we will more than likely have a delayed start. The forecast is good for the afternoon though so we can be hopeful of seeing a match.

PLAYING XI
PLAYER
ROLE
Ed Joyce Top order batter
Tim Murtagh Bowler
Niall O'Brien Wicketkeeper batter
Kevin O'Brien Batting allrounder
Gary Wilson Wicketkeeper batter
William Porterfield (c)Batter
Andrew Poynter Batter
Alex Cusack Bowler
Paul Stirling Batting allrounder
George Dockrell Bowler
Stuart Thompson Bowler
Andy McBrine Bowler
Max Sorensen Bowler
Match details
Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin
Tossno toss
SeriesSri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
Season2014
Series resultSri Lanka won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 003490a
Hours of play (local time)10.45 start, First Session 10.45-14.15, Interval 14.15-15.00, Second Session 15.00-18.30
Match days8 May 2014 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
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Richard Kettleborough
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Richard Smith
Reserve Umpire
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Louis Fourie
Match Referee
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Chris Broad