The match played between South Africa and West Indies on the ICC World Cup (2019) was canceled on Monday due to rain. Only 7.3 overs were played in the match, and after that due to consistent rains, the umpires decided to cancel the match after the play situation was not good.
After the rain stopped, the umpires inspected the ground but decided to end the match right here after watching the situation not find it consistent for the game. The cancellation of this match has got the two teams’ one point each.
This is the second match in the World Cup, which was canceled due to rain. Earlier on 7th June, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Bristol had canceled without thrown any ball and both teams got one point each. With the cancellation of this match, South Africa got the first point after three losses in the tournament.
This was the first cancellation result in the three matches of the West Indies, and it now has three points. In this match, the West Indies decided to field first by winning the toss and after 7.3 overs in the match, it was not possible to play again after rain.
South Africa scored 29 runs losing two wickets during this period. Sheldon Cottrell took the wickets of Hashim Amla (6) and Aiden Markram (5). Quinton de Kock 17 and Faf du Plessis were unbeaten on zero.