<strong>BRISTOL:</strong> Game 11 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Bristol's County Ground has been called off on account of rain, with <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/pakistan/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Pakistan</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/sri-lanka/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sri Lanka</a> each handed one point for the wash out. <p></p> <p></p>The decision was taken by the match officials at 3:45 local time. <p></p> <p></p>This was the third match for both teams, each of whom has won one and lost one match in the World Cup. <p></p> <p></p>Early morning rain did not abate, as a steady drizzle enveloped the ground all morning and into the afternoon. The scheduled toss at 10:00 am never happened, and the ground staff worked diligently all day to try and ensure a game was possible. <p></p> <p></p>The on-field umpires Nigel Llong and Ian Gould and reserve umpire Rod Tucker inspected the field at 2:30pm local time. Mickey Arthur, Pakistan's coach, joined them briefly. After 15 minutes, the umpires went back inside. <p></p> <p></p>(<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/sri-lanka-vs-pakistan-match-11-live-score-both-teams-on-the-ground-inspection-soon-in-bristol-853326" target="_blank" rel="noopener">MATCH UPDATES: PAKISTAN vs SRI LANKA, BRISTOL</a>) <p></p> <p></p>A second inspection was made at 3:15pm local time, and half an hour later the decision to call off the game was taken. <p></p> <p></p>The cutoff time for a T20 match had been set at 4:15 local time. Unfortunately, the ground staff did not have enough time to get the ground ready. Further rain was forecast as well. <p></p> <p></p>The two teams had delayed their arrival at the County Ground until a couple hours after the scheduled 10:30am start. Many Pakistan fans braved the cold and the rain to arrive at the ground, where they remained upbeat and vocal. Once the teams arrived, a large section of fans turned boisterous when a few players came out onto the balcony and waved.