South Africa qualify for semis as rain forces abandonment

South Africa have qualified for the semis. Image : AFP

South Africa have qualified for the semis. Image : AFP

South Africa Women booked their spot in the ICC Women’s World Cup elimination round after their gathering game against West Indies Women was deserted because of heavy downpour at Basin Reserve in Wellington on Thursday (March 24). West Indies, who have gathered seven focuses from their seven games, will currently need to trust that India and England will finish their amount to check whether they can crush in and make the last four.

The match saw a postponed start because of downpour and ultimately when the circumstances were considered sufficient for play to start, it was decreased to a 26 overs for each side undertaking. Pursuing a success, West Indies picked to bowl first on expected lines subsequent to winning the throw and their bowlers were ablaze from the word go. Laura Wolvaardt slice Chinelle Henry to one side of place where Deandra Dottin took a one-gave catch to cause the primary blow.

Four balls later, Shamilia Connell struck as Lizelle Lee just dealt with a top edge while endeavoring a hurl. The wickets kept on tumbling as West Indies struck again to make it three wickets in three overs as Sune Luus hit one gently to in reverse highlight withdraw for 1. Henry stowed her third wicket of the game by disposing of Tazmin Brits as South Africa were diminished to 22/4.

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West Indies would have truly liked their possibilities getting a gigantic success at that stage which would have thusly helped their possibilities coming to the semis. Notwithstanding, Mignon du Preez sent off a counter assault to rush to 38 off only 31 conveyances before the downpour showed up once more, this chance to totally clear off any possibilities of play continuing. West Indies will currently worry over the aftereffects of different games as India can now seal their place with a success over South Africa in their last association game. Britain, the reigning champs, can seal their spot in the event that they dominate their excess matches against Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Brief score : South Africa Women 61/4 (Mignon du Preez 38*; Chinnelle 3/19) vs West Indies Women – No Result

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