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World Cup: South Africa-West Indies match called off due to rain

SOUTHAMPTON: The World Cup fit between South Africa and the West Indies used to be abandoned on Monday after chronic heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning some degree every.


Earlier, West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell diminished Faf du Plessis's workforce to 29 for 2 sooner than rain stopped play.

South Africa, desperately wanting a win after defeats of their first three matches of the event in England and Wales, misplaced the toss and had been put in to bat under threatening skies.

They had been quickly in hassle, with Hashim Amla edging Cottrell to Chris Gayle at slip for just six, sparking the bowler's trademark birthday party featuring a short march and salute.

That introduced Aiden Markram to the wicket however he had only made five when he tickled a Cottrell delivery down the legside and wicketkeeper Shai Hope finished the catch to leave South Africa in serious trouble at 28/2 within the seventh over.

World Cup: Washout may just leave South Africa hopes down the drain

World Cup: Washout may just leave South Africa hopes down the drain

South Africa's hopes of a semi-final position at the Cricket World Cup seem to have been washed out together with their fixture towards the West Indies at the Rose Bowl on Monday. (Reuters Photo)

'No consequence' offers South Africa first level

The 'no consequence' has given them a first level of the contest from 4 matches, however they most probably needed double that with a purpose to compete for the knockout section. West Indies now have three issues from three video games. (Rueters Photo)

More dangerous weather this week

With extra dangerous weather predicted for this week across England and Wales, this might not be the only sport misplaced even though. (Reuters Photo)

Windies had been on best when rain arrives

After being sent in to bat under heavy skies, South Africa laboured to 29/2 from 7.three overs sooner than chronic rain throughout the day ensured there would be no more play. (AFP Photo)

Sheldon Cottrell grabs two fast wickets

Seamer Sheldon Cottrell (2-18 in 4 overs) got rid of Hashim Amla (6) and Aiden Markram (five), each edged at the back of the wicket, however opener Quinton de Kock (17 now not out) seemed in good touch sooner than the rain got here. (AFP Photo)

More dangerous luck for South Africa

It is extra dangerous luck for the South Africans, who have endured injuries to key bowlers Dale Steyn and Lungi Ngidi, and misplaced their opening three matches to England, Bangladesh and India. (Reuters Photo)

Rain washes out second fit in World Cup 2019

Rain have been predicted in Southampton, with the fit the second of the event to be washed out after Sri Lanka as opposed to Pakistan used to be abandoned without a ball being bowled in Bristol. (Reuters Photo)

In the next over, delivered by Oshane Thomas, rain stopped play and the covers got here on.

The West Indies are fifth within the World Cup desk with three issues after three matches, while South Africa are second from bottom after 4 video games, leaving their hopes of constructing the semi-finals placing by a thread.

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