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Ireland-UAE washed out in Belfast

Published 06/07/2015

Ireland's World Twenty20 qualifying warm-up clash against UAE was rained off
Ireland's World Twenty20 qualifying warm-up clash against UAE was rained off

Ireland's preparations for their ICC World Twenty20 qualifying campaign were dealt a blow when persistent rain forced the abandonment of their warm-up game against the United Arab Emirates.

Play had been due to get under way at Stormont in Belfast at 2.15pm on Monday afternoon, but steady rainfall eventually prompted the umpires to call it a day.

A statement on Cricket Ireland's official website, www.cricketireland.ie, said: "Due to persistent rain at Stormont, today's match has been abandoned. Ireland are in action again tomorrow when they take on Oman at 2.15pm at the same venue."

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