Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Proteas batsman David Miller to miss upcoming clash owing to groin strain

Miller sustained the injury during South Africa's clash against Pakistan on 23 June while he was fielding. He had left the field subsequently but made a return as he batted for his side and scored 31 runs.

Asian News International, Jun 27, 2019 22:52:36 IST

Cape Town: Problems for the South Africa team in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup are not coming to an end as the team faced another major setback ahead of their Sri Lanka clash. The Proteas' batsman David Miller will miss the match owing to a groin strain.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Proteas batsman David Miller to miss upcoming clash owing to groin strain

David Miller will miss the match owing to a groin strain. Reuters

"Proteas batsman David Miller has been ruled out of Friday's Cricket World Cup clash against Sri Lanka with a groin strain," reports Sports24.co.za.

Miller sustained the injury during South Africa's clash against Pakistan on 23 June while he was fielding. He had left the field subsequently but made a return as he batted for his side and scored 31 runs.

South Africa lost the match by 49 runs after they failed to chase the target of 309 runs, set by Pakistan.

Moreover, with this defeat, South Africa have been knocked out from the semi-finals race of the World Cup.

South Africa will now face Sri Lanka on 28 June.

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Updated Date: Jun 27, 2019 22:52:36 IST


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
India 9 7 1 1 15
Australia 9 7 2 0 14
England 9 6 3 0 12
New Zealand 9 5 3 1 11
Pakistan 9 5 3 1 11
Sri Lanka 9 3 4 2 8
South Africa 9 3 5 1 7
Bangladesh 9 3 5 1 7
West Indies 9 2 6 1 5
Afghanistan 9 0 9 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254