When their game against West Indies was rained off, South Africa’s chances of qualifying for the World Cup semi-finals were crushed.
In the 7.3 overs possible in Southampton, South Africa reaching 29-2. They gathered their first point in the World Cup but faced a fight in the group phase to finish in the top four. South Africa remains second from the bottom of the table while West Indians climb two places to fifth. Only 40 minutes of play was feasible before the players were forced off by constant rain. At 16:15 BST, Play was lastly abandoned.