The Netherlands lost to Bangladesh by 87 runs in their sixth match in the World Cup. Bangladesh were bowled out for only 142 runs after playing 42 overs due to the failure of the batsmen to bat against the target of 230 runs given by the Netherlands. And the Netherlands won by 87 runs. As a result of this loss, Bangladesh lost five matches in a row.
After winning the toss and batting against Bangladesh, the Dutch were bowled out for only 229 runs by the Bangladeshi bowlers. Bangladesh stumbles in the beginning chasing an easy target. Bangladesh lost 2 openers by just 19 runs. Bangladesh’s opening pair failed throughout the World Cup. 19, 14, 0, 93, 10, 19 These are the runs of Bangladesh’s opening pair in six matches. After the opening pair today, the middle order also failed. As a result, Bangladesh lost 6 wickets for only 70 runs. After the loss of 6 wickets for 70 runs, Mahmudullah, the centurion of the previous match, tried to take the lead of the team with Riyad Sheikh Mehdi but failed. Losing 8 wickets for 113 runs, Bangladesh’s innings finally stopped at 142 runs thanks to Taskin Ahmed’s 11 runs and Mustafiz’s 20 runs.
The two openers Liton Das and Tanijid Hasan Tamim, who went down to bat against the target of 230 runs given by the Dutch at the famous Eden Gardens in Kolkata, were playing from the start. He took only 19 runs in 4 overs.
But in the next two overs, the rhythm fell. Later, two openers returned in two overs. Liton Das returned with just 3 runs against the Dutch today. Lyton, who scored 3 runs off 12 balls, fell victim to Aryan Dutt and went back to Sajghar. On his departure, Bangladesh’s opening pair broke for 19 runs.
Tanjid Tamim also returned in the over after Liton’s departure. He returned as a victim of Logan Von Beck scoring 15 runs off 16 balls. Bangladesh lost 2 wickets in 19 runs after Tamim’s departure.
After 2 wickets fell for 19 runs, Miraj and Shanto formed a partnership. But even this pair could not go far. This pair was broken by Shantar’s departure for the team’s 45 runs.
Shant Paul, who scored 9 runs off 18 balls, was caught at second slip by Von Mikkeren and returned to the dressing room.
Shakib, Miraj and Mushfiq went back on the path of peace. Experienced Shakib Mushfiq could not reach double figures today.
Shakib failed today with the bat like Agar match. To end his run drought, he came to Dhaka before the Netherlands match and took advice from his childhood coach. However, he did not meet Ran today. Paul Von Meekeren’s second victim went back to Sajghar after scoring only 5 runs off 14 balls.
Miraj also went back on Shakib’s path. He was the exception today. He was making runs by keeping one end. But following the path of Shakib, he also returned to Sajghar.
Mirage, who scored 35 runs off 40 balls, made his way to the pavilion after falling victim to Bas de Liddy. ‘Mr Dependable’ Mushfiqur returned in the over after Mirage’s departure. He returned after playing 5 balls only for 1 run. On his departure Bangladesh lost 6 wickets for only 70 runs.
After losing 6 wickets for 70 runs, Mahmudullah Riyad, the centurion of the previous match, formed a pair with Mekh Mehdi Hasan. Bangladesh crossed the team century in 27 overs with 3 balls based on this pair.
But this pair could not advance far. This pair was broken by Mehdi’s departure for the team’s 108 runs. Mehdi, who scored 17 runs off 38 balls, was run out and went back to Sajghar.
Mahmudullah Riyad, the centurion of the previous match, could not stay at the crease for a long time after the departure of Sheikh Mehdi. Aryan Dutt’s catch at mid-wicket off Bas de Leedy led the way for Pavilion. Scored 20 runs off 41 balls before getting out.
After the 8th wicket fell for 113 runs, Taskin and Mustafiz formed a pair. In the end, Bangladesh lost all wickets and scored 142 runs in 42 overs with 20 runs from Mustafiz. As a result, the Dutch won by 87 runs.
Earlier, after winning the toss and batting, Netherlands lost 2 wickets for only 4 runs. Taskin and Shariful returned the two openers with double hits. Wesley Baresi and Colin Ackerman led the team after losing 2 wickets for 4 runs. However, Shakib and Mustafiz returned these two with double hits. As a result, the Dutch lost 4 wickets for 63 runs. Then Scott Edwards and Bas De Liddy took the lead of the team. But this pair could not go far. Sybrand Engelbrecht and Scott Edwards led the Dutch who lost 5 wickets for the team’s 107 runs. Netherlands scored 229 runs after losing all the wickets in the allotted 50 overs based on 78 runs of this pair. Scott Edwards brought up a personal fifty today.
Opening for the Netherlands, Max O’Dowd and Vikramjit Singh could not take their opening pair far. Bikramjit Singh, who scored 3 runs in 9 balls, returned to Sajghar by handing over the catch to captain Shakib after two matches. On his departure, the opening pair of the Dutch was broken by three runs. After Taskin, another pacer Shariful Islam hit the Dutch camp. After Taskin, he brought back another opener, Max O’Dowd. Opener Max O’Dowd was caught at slip by Shariful, who scored 3 runs for no runs. Tanjid Hasan Tamim, standing at slip, palmed the catch. With the departure of Max O’Dowd, the Dutch lost 2 wickets for just 4 runs. After losing 2 wickets for 4 runs, Wesley Baresi and Colin Ackerman formed a partnership. The Dutch began to turn around with this pair. Finally Mustafiz broke this pair. Wesley Baresi, who scored 41 runs off 41 balls, left the catch to Shakib while blowing Mustafiz and went back to Sajghar. This pair was broken by 59 runs on his departure.
Shakib sent back Colin Ackerman in the over after Wesley Baresi’s dismissal. Colin Ackerman took the catch at short fine leg off Shakib. Standing at short fine leg, Mustafiz palmed the catch. As a result, Colin Ackerman, who scored 15 runs off 33 balls, had to make his way to the pavilion. On his departure, the Dutch lost 4 wickets for 63 runs. After losing 63 runs and 4 wickets, Scott Edwards and Bas de Liddy tried to save the team from disaster. The Dutch crossed the team’s century in 25 overs by relying on this pair.
Finally Taskin Ahmed broke this pair. Bas de Lydy, who scored 17 runs from 32 balls, returned to Sajghar after being chased by Taskin Ahmed for the team’s 107 runs. Scott Edwards teamed up with Sybrand Engelbrecht after the departure of Bass de Liddy. The Netherlands was overcoming the disaster of the team by relying on this pair. In the meantime, captain Scott Edwards took a personal fifty. He picked up a personal half-century in 78 balls.
This pair was gradually becoming dangerous for Bangladesh. Finally Mustafizur Rahman broke this pair. Scott Edwards returned with a catch in the hands of Mehdi Hasan Miraj at backward point by Mustafiz. He scored 68 runs off 89 balls before getting out. The pair of 78 runs broke on his departure.
Sheikh Mehdi Hasan returned to Sybrand Engelbrecht in the over after the departure of Edwards. He returned after falling victim to LBW by Mehdi. He scored 35 runs off 61 balls before getting out. In the end, the Netherlands scored 229 after losing all the wickets in the allotted 50 overs.
Shariful Islam took 2 wickets, Taskin Ahmed 2, Mostafiz 2, Sheikh Mehdi Hasan 2 wickets for Bangladesh.