wash-out


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wash-out

[ˈwɒʃˌaʊt] n (fam) (plan, party, person) → disastro
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For the third successive day, and the seventh between the two sides this summer, Kent and Worcestershire yesterday suffered a complete wash-out. That means, in a vain attempt to produce a result today, the contest has automatically become a one-innings match between the two relegation rivals,a winner-takes-all contest with 14 points on the table.
Torrential rain lashed Balbirnie Park Golf Club in Fife yesterday, making the event a complete wash-out.
MICHAEL VAUGHAN has expressed his concern about the weather depriving his young squad of valuable experience this winter following a second successive wash-out at the Queen's ParkOval over the weekend.
Glamorgan made up for a first-day wash-out at Cardiff by reaching 330 for seven against Somerset - with Michael Powell and the in-form Adrian Dale both hitting 64 and Adrian Shaw chipping in with an unbeaten 62.
Bristol wash-outs followed against Bangladesh and Pakistan before Australia beat them by 87 runs at The Oval.
The rains have already forced four wash-outs in the tournament and several training sessions were also affected by the weather in the UK.
In a soggy tournament marred by four total wash-outs, it's disappointing the West Indies proved to be the biggest shower of all.
Having topped the group after six matches, wash-outs and two defeats have seen Lancashire dropped to fourth in the Blast North Group, with Durham just a point ahead of them in second.
Investment has also been made in an innovative bunker lining product called Capillary Concrete to boost bunker drainage and prevent wash-outs in bad weather.
Despite Miller signing for six group games, the Gloucestershire match tonight will be his only appearance in Cardiff because of two wash-outs.
Surfcasters work the wash-outs between bars, dropoffs and troughs between bars for pompano, redfish and cobia.