Days after South Africa coach Ottis Gibson and selection panel convenor Linda Zondi put forward their views on AB de Villiers' desire to feature in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, skipper Faf du Plessis also opined over the issue saying his offer came in too late to consider.
With more bad weather predicted for this week across England and Wales, this might not be the only game lost though.
Once again, their pace bowling had left an early impact, and with South Africa's batsmen struggling in the tournament, one can only assume if West Indies were at the wrong end of the stick.
However, even in the short time play was possible against West Indies, the cracks that saw the Proteas start their campaign with three straight defeats were on show. They have lost three games ... but we know they have world-class players so we can't underestimate their ability. "I feel like they've batted well, but they haven't batted long enough", he said.More news: White House F-35 Flyby a Special Surprise for Polish President
Their adjacent go along in the midst of is nearby South Africa on speaking Monday, June 10 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
The revelation last week that the star batsman made a last-minute offer to come out of worldwide retirement for the World Cup reportedly unsettled a squad that had already lost its first three games. "So as it got a bit later in the day, then you'd rather get the point and go".
Both teams were awarded one point each. Both teams wanted to play and get results but you can't control the weather.
West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell twice got to use his trademark wicket celebration - the military-style salute - when he had Hashim Amla (6) caught by Chris Gayle at slip and Aiden Markram (5) caught behind.More news: Chris Froome taken to hospital with 'suspected broken pelvis' following Dauphine crash
"It was a good opportunity to play against them, like any other team in the competition", Reifer said.
After New Zealand's strong start in the tournament, a guaranteed point against World No. 2 India would be a step in the right direction for a semifinal place.More news: Is Chris Hemsworth moving to Bollywood?
He rested due to concussion symptoms for the game against Bangladesh, but then could only make a pair of 6s against India and the West Indies in Southampton.