Rain poured in at Rose Bowl in Hampshire and at the county ground Bristol to halt the play. The match between South Africa and West Indies ended in a draw. Both the teams shared one point each. Similarly, the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was called off.
West Indies won the toss and put South Africa in to bat. South Africa lost two quick wickets. In the middle of the eighth over of the first innings, heavy rain interrupted the play and that was it for the days play. South Africa got their first points in this year’s ICC cricket world cup. West Indies have three points and lie in the middle of the table.
covers on at Bristol
The match 16 of the event was scheduled between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at county ground Bristol. The match was over without a single bowl being bowled or a single run being scored. Heavy rain at Bristol washed out any chances of play. Both the teams shared a point each. Bangladesh made a promising start to the even when they beat South Africa at Oval, London. Bangladesh lost to New Zealand by two wickets. England hammered the Bangladeshi bowling attack to pile on a mammoth 387 runs total. Bangladesh got defeated by a heavy margin against the hosts.
Sri Lanka lost to New Zealand but won against Afghanistan. Sri Lanka shared a point with Bangladesh yesterday as the match was abandoned because of weather.
Pakistan will take on Australia today at Taunton. Australia will start off the proceedings as the favorites. But Pakistan cricket team has the potential of beating the best in the business. Pakistan defeated the hosts England at Oval, London to astonish the cricketing world. On the day, the Pakistani side can be lethal and can undo any opponent.
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