After winning the toss and batting against Afghanistan in their seventh match in the current World Cup, the Netherlands were bowled out for only 179 runs by the Afghan bowlers. Today, four Dutch batsmen returned after being run out. But not only in the current World Cup, before in the 2011 World Cup against Bangladesh and Ireland, four batters of the Netherlands went back after being run out.
The Dutch won the toss and went into bat against the Afghans, losing wickets early on. The opening pair of the Dutch broke for just 3 runs. After the first wicket went for 3 runs, Max O’Dowd and Colin Ackerman tried to catch the lead of the team. But the Netherlands could not turn around when this pair was broken in the team’s 73 runs. Scott Edwards, Bass de Lied, Shakib Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek and Paul van Meekeren all returned before reaching double figures. But Sybrand Engelbrecht was an exception. Standing against the tide, he picked up a personal half-century against the Afghans. In the end the Dutch were all out for 179 runs in 46 overs 3 balls.
The Dutch lost the first wicket after winning the toss at the Ikana Stadium in Lucknow. Wesley Baresi, who scored 1 run off 4 balls, went back to the dugout after being lbw by Mujeeb ur Rahman. On his departure, the opening pair of the Dutch broke by 3 runs.
After losing the first wicket for 3 runs, Max O’Dowd and Colin Ackerman led the team. The Dutch were turning around with this pair. But the duo was broken when Max O’Dowd, who was on the verge of a personal half-century, was run out after scoring 42 off 40 balls.
Colin Ackerman also returned after being run out by way of Max O’Dowd. He made 29 from 35 balls before getting out.
Scott Edwards also returned after being run out by this batter. He also returned to the ball after the departure of Colin Ackerman. On his departure, the Dutch lost 4 wickets for 92 runs.
Bas de Lied returned to the team’s 97 runs, increasing the danger of the Dutch. He returned to Mohammad Nabi after scoring only 3 runs off 6 balls.
After losing 5 wickets for 97 runs, Sybrand Engelbrecht tried to keep the lead of the team by keeping one end. On the other side, there was a procession.
Standing against the tide, he brought up a personal half-century against the Afghans today. He picked up his half century today off 74 balls. After picking up a half-century, he returned to Sajghar on 58 runs. The Dutch innings could not go far after his departure. In the end they were all out for 179 runs after playing 46 overs 3 balls.