Women’s World Cup: South Africa clash with New Zealand washed out

The tournament sees all eight teams play each other once in the group phase, before the top four teams move into the semifinals.

Both teams picked up a point apiece to move into the top two places in the table.   -  Reuters

The Women's World Cup group-stage match between South Africa and New Zealand at Derby was abandoned without a single ball bowled due to persistent rain on Wednesday.

Both teams picked up a point apiece to move into the top two places in the table, after South Africa's tense three-wicket win over Pakistan in its opening match, and New Zealand's nine-wicket thrashing of Sri Lanka.

The tournament sees all eight teams play each other once in the group phase, before the top four teams move into the semifinals.

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