ICC 2019 World Cup: South Africa-West Indies match canceled due to rain

SOUTHAMPTON: The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned on Monday after the persistent heavy rain in Southampton, and both sides won one point apiece.

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Previously, West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell reduced Faf du Plessis The team to 29 for two before the rain stopped the game.

South Africa, which desperately needed a victory after defeats in its first three matches of the tournament in England and Wales, lost the pitch and faced batting under threatening skies.

They were quickly in trouble, with Hashim Amla beating Cottrell to Chris Gayle in the receipt for only six, which triggered the celebration of the registered trademark of the bowler with a brief march and greeting.

What brought Aiden Markram At the window, but he had only made five when he tickled a Cottrell delivery on the side of the leg and the guard. Hope shai He completed the capture to leave South Africa in serious trouble at 28/2 in the seventh inning.

Then, delivered by Oshane Thomas, the rain stopped the game and the decks were lit.

The West Indies are fifth in the World Cup table with three points after three games, while South Africa is second from the bottom after four games, leaving their hopes of making the semifinals hanging by a thread.