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The T20 World Cup 2024 match between Sri Lanka and Nepal has been canceled because of bad weather in Florida.

Despite the best efforts of the ground staff, they couldn’t overcome the rain.

As a result, both teams will receive one point each in this Group D encounter.

Implications for Sri Lanka’s Qualification

This washout complicates Sri Lanka’s chances of advancing to the Super 8 stage.

They now face a tough challenge against the Netherlands in their final group match and must secure a significant victory to boost their net run rate above other teams.

Additionally, they need favorable outcomes from other matches.

Nepal’s Upcoming Match

Nepal, who last played eight days ago, will take on South Africa in three days. The washout ensures that South Africa becomes the first team to qualify for the Super 8s.

A Memorable Journey for Nepal Cricket

The past 16 months have been unforgettable for Nepal cricket. In their pop culture, the cricket team has become immensely popular, inspiring leading artists from the Himalayan nation to release albums in their honor.

Much like "Rally Round the West Indies" and "Dil, Dil, Pakistan," which play when former champions enter the field, Nepal will have its anthem, "Hami Nepali," sung by Tanka Timilsina and Anita Chalaune.

Follow Sri Lanka vs Nepal Match Highlights

The last 16 months have been a memorable period for Nepal cricket, with the team gaining significant popularity.

In Nepal's pop culture, the cricket team has become a major sensation, even inspiring leading artists from the country to release albums dedicated to them.

Similar to how "Rally Round the West Indies" and "Dil, Dil, Pakistan" are played when the former champions step onto the field, Nepal now has its anthem, "Hami Nepali," performed by Tanka Timilsina and Anita Chalaune.

 

Source: indianexpress

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