South Africa-Afghanistan World Cup warm-up match washed out

Rain plays spoilsport
Representational image. File photo: IANS

The ICC World Cup warm-up match between South Africa and Afghanistan was abandoned due to incessant  rain at the Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.

The match officials called off the game around 3.45 pm.

The Kerala Cricket Association announced that the entire amount of ticket charges collected would be refunded as per the Refund Policy. 

Customers who booked via BookMyShow online portal will get a complete refund which will get credited to the original mode of online payment within seven-ten working days. Those customers who purchased tickets for the match offline will have to show their physical ticket (in good condition) to claim their refunds.

Five-time champions Australia are scheduled to meet the Netherlands in another practice match at the same venue on Saturday.

New Zealand will lock horns with South Africa on October 2 (Monday), while hosts India meet the Netherlands on October 3 in other warm-up games in Thiruvananthapuram.

All the warm-up games are day-night fixtures and will start at 2 pm (IST).

The World Cup begins on October 5.

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