The World Cup coordinate between South Africa and the West Indies was deserted on Monday after steady overwhelming precipitation in Southampton, with the two sides gaining a point each.
Prior, West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell decreased Faf du Plessis’ group to 29 for two preceding precipitation ceased play.
“Disappointing, yet you can’t control the climate. We didn’t draw near to a game,” Du Plessis said.
The West Indies are back in Southampton on Friday to play England and captain Jason Holder trusts all-rounder Andre Russell will be fit to confront the hosts subsequent to missing Monday’s down with knee damage.
“We are trusting he pulls up okay. I get it is a gift this game is finished and we can anticipate the game against England,” Holder said.
South Africa, frantically requiring a success after annihilations in their initial three matches of the competition in England and Wales, lost the hurl and were placed in to bat under compromising skies.
They were rapidly in a bad position, with Hashim Amla edging Cottrell to Chris Gayle at slip for only six, starting the bowler’s trademark festivity highlighting a short walk and salute.
That brought Aiden Markram to the wicket yet he had possibly made five when he stimulated a Cottrell conveyance down the legside and wicketkeeper Shai Hope finished the catch to leave South Africa in a bad position at 28-2 in the seventh over.
In the accompanying over, conveyed by Oshane Thomas, downpour halted play and the spreads went ahead.
The West Indies are fifth in the World Cup table with three after three matches, while South Africa are second from base after four diversions, leaving their expectations of making the semi-finals barely surviving.
South Africa face Afghanistan at Cardiff on Saturday and Du Plessis conceded his group needed an assurance boosting win against the minnows.
“Everybody ought to be fit for the following game. We are in a terrible position yet it’s our very own shortcoming,” he said. “We haven’t played our best cricket up until now and we need a strong presentation to get the group’s certainty up.”