Spectators wait for the start of play as rain delays the third Twenty20 cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Auckland on 1 April 2021
Spectators wait for the start of play as rain delays the third Twenty20 cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Auckland on 1 April 2021AFP

Persistent rain delayed the start of the third and final Twenty20 International between New Zealand and Bangladesh at Auckland's Eden Park on Thursday.

The covers remained on and players were still in the dressing room for the scheduled coin toss amid showers that earlier forced the cancellation of a women's T20 between New Zealand and Australia at the same venue.

New Zealand lead the series 2-0.

Advertisement
Read more from Cricket