Ground staff clear water from the pitch at the County Ground in Bristol. Bangladesh was scheduled to play Sri Lanka but the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
It was the second such incident at the event in England and Wales, after a banner was flown over the same ground in Leeds during last week's match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Sarfraz said he would prefer his side to go into the tournament under the radar. "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," Sarfraz told a press conference in Lahore before they depart for England and Wales on Tuesday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had defended Dhoni after he sported a dagger logo on his green gloves in India's win over South Africa on Wednesday.
In-form Martin Kaymer, who has won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on three occasions, looks to add a fourth victory in the UAE to his resume with win in Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World.
Six teams will battle it out for the top honours as the tournament will get under way on Dec.6. A total of 33 matches will be played, with final slated for the Christmas eve.
In October 2020 DP World announced its partnership with the Dubai Fitness Challenge, intending to help the citywide movement to be the most inclusive to date.
La Liga HPC have moved to the top of the points table in the U-18 division after week two of the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship, while Alliance Football Club and Soccer Italian Style are top of the two groups in the U-16 division.