South Africa vs West Indies Highlights, World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Abandoned Due To Rain

Updated:10 June 2019 21:08 IST

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Highlights: South Africa and West Indies got a point each after their league encounter was abandoned due to rain.

South Africa vs West Indies Highlights, World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Abandoned Due To Rain
SA vs WI Cricket World Cup Highlights: Rain played spoilsport at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. © AFP

South Africa remained winless in World Cup 2019 after their match against the West Indies was abandoned due to rain at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Monday. Both teams got a point each after just 7.3 overs were possible as rain gods played hide-and-seek throughout the league encounter. West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell had reduced South Africa to 29 for two before rain stopped play in their World Cup match. South Africa, desperately needing a win after defeats in all three of their matches so far at the tournament in England and Wales, lost the toss and were put in to bat under threatening skies. They were quickly in trouble, with Hashim Amla edging Cottrell to Chris Gayle at slip for just six, sparking the bowler's trademark celebration featuring a short march and salute. That brought Aiden Markram to the wicket but he had only made five when he tickled a Cottrell delivery down the legside and wicketkeeper Shai Hope completed the catch to leave South Africa in deep trouble at 28-2 in the seventh over. In the following over, delivered by Oshane Thomas, rain stopped play and the covers came on. (SCORECARD) 

World Cup 2019 Match Highlights Between South Africa vs West Indies, Straight from The Rose Bowl, Southampton

  • 21:08 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

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  • 20:47 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Finally, match abandoned!

    After a long hide-and-seek game, the match between South Africa vs West Indies has been abandoned. 
  • 20:44 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Rain stopped again!

    No clarity so far about the game. Notably, umpires will take final call at 8:55pm.
  • 20:22 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Drizzling returns!

    As umpires were out for inspection, the rain returned and it is also getting heavier now. Covers are back. There is a little chance to get a game from here. 
  • 20:02 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Next inspection at 8:15pm

    Some covers have been removed. Bowlers are doing run-ups.
  • 19:56 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Umpires return

    The first cover has been removed and umpires are back after inspection. Notably, the drizzle has stopped since few minutes. 
  • 19:49 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Inspection begins!

  • 19:23 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Official inspection at 7:45pm

    But, a slight drizzle has started again. The covers which were rolled are coming back. 

  • 19:20 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Sun starts beaming

    Round of applause from the crowd as two covers have been rolled. The outfield looks fine and their is no drizzling now.
  • 19:00 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Sky getting brighter


    Few white clouds could be seen in the sky as groundsmen have started the drying process.
  • 18:48 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Good news coming in!

    There is finally some good news as the rain has stopped. Still, no official update. Lots of ground work needs to be done. 


  • 17:39 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Lunch break has been taken

    As the wait continues, the players are taking their lunch. The cut-off time for a 20-over per side match is 9:30 pm IST. So, we still have quite a lot of time left but for that the rain has to stop completely.
  • 17:10 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Mixed news!

    The sky in Southampton looks brighter than earlier as the clouds have somewhat cleared but sadly the rain hasn't stopped completely.
  • 17:08 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Not looking good!

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  • 16:27 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Rain has picked up intensity

    Earlier it was slight drizzle but now it has gotten heavier in Southampton, meaning we will have to wait for long for the play to resume.
  • 16:16 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Drizzle continues...

    Live visuals from the ground are not a good indication as the drizzle continues. The umbrellas are out in the stands and the spectators are patiently waiting for the rain to stop and play to resume. 
  • 15:42 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Play stops...due to rain

    It has started drizzling in Southampton and the umpires have signalled towards the groundsmen to bring on the covers. 
  • 15:39 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Slight delay in play

    South skipper Faf du Plesis has reported some issue in front of the sight-screen and the umpire walks all the way to the boundary rope to get it sorted. 
  • 15:35 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Wicket maiden!

    Sheldon Cottrell continues with his tight line and finishes off with a wicket maiden. South Africa are 28/2 after seven overs.
  • 15:31 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Cottrell picks second... Markram departs

    It was a nothing delivery from Sheldon Cottrell, it was going down and would have been called wide had the batsman left it but instead he wanted to work it fine and ended up gloving it to keeper. Shai Hope completed a good catch to his left. With that comes the trademark "Salute" celebration of Cottrell.

  • 15:26 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Four!

    Cottrell offers width to Quinton de Kock and he pounced on that as he struck it firmly off the backfoot for a four through point.
  • 15:24 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Excellent fielding

    Quinton de Kock plays an elegant shot through backward point. Kemar Roach dived full length at the fence and managed to keep it inside, saving two crucial runs for his side.
  • 15:22 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Four!

    Aiden Markram gets off the mark with a boundary. He played full ball from Kemar Roach on his front foot through cover for a four. It was result of a pure timing.
  • 15:15 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Cottrell strikes!

    Extra bounce from Sheldon Cottrell does the trick for him as Hashim Amla once again wanted to slash it over point but didn't cover the bounce and paid heavy price for it as the ball went straight to Chris Gayle at the first slip. 
  • 15:13 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    First boundary of the day!

    Cottrell bowls a juicy half-volley to Hashim Amla. He leans forward and plays it elegantly in the gap on the off side for a four.
  • 15:10 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Cautious start

    Sourth Africa openers start cautiously against West Indies pacers.
  • 15:09 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    DRS overturn decision... De Kock survives

    Kemar Roach, who was brought in place of Andre Russell in today's game, convinced umpire to rule in his favour. Quinton de Kock reviewed it straight away and the replay suggests it came off his thigh pad forcing the umpire to reverse his decision. 
  • 15:01 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Players are out in the middle!

    Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla are the two South Africa openers Sheldon Cottrell will open the bowling for West Indies.
  • 14:59 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Playing XI

    West Indies (Playing XI): Chris Gayle, Shai Hope(wk), Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(capt), Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas


    South Africa (Playing XI): Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(wk), Faf du Plessis(capt), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Beuran Hendricks
  • 14:45 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

    Toss!

    West Indies opt to bowl against South Africa in Southampton 
  • 14:17 (IST)Jun 10, 2019

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