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The English won by 160 runs against the Dutch

The Dutch failed to take advantage of the batting friendly pitch of the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Where the English scored 339 runs with the advantage of this pitch by batting first, the Dutch chased down the target of 340 runs and the Netherlands were all out for just 179 runs. As a result, England won by 160 runs. This is England’s second win in the World Cup.

Chasing a mountain target of 340 runs, the Dutch were struck at the beginning. They lost 5 wickets for only 104 runs. Scott Edwards and Teja Nidamanuru then tried to get the team going but failed. In the end, the Dutch innings stopped at 179 runs. In this victory, the Englishmen kept their hopes alive in the Champions Trophy.

The Netherlands started to bat against the target of 340 runs given by the English. They lost the first wicket for only 12 runs.

Max O’Dowd was caught at mid on by Chris Woakes for just 5 runs off 11 balls. Moeen Ali at mid-on palmed the catch. As a result, the Dutch broke the opening pair in just 12 runs.

Colin Ackerman returned in the over after the departure of Max O’Dowd. He returned to David Willey for zero runs. The Dutch are in danger after losing two wickets for 13 runs.

Wesley Baresi and Sybrand Engelbrecht formed a pair after losing two wickets for 13 runs. The Netherlands completed the team’s century in 13 overs with this pair.

But this pair was broken by Wesley Baresi’s departure for the team’s 68 runs. He returned after being run out for 37 off 62 balls. The pair of 85 runs broke on his departure.

Sybrand Engelbrecht and Scott Edwards formed a partnership after 3 wickets for 68 runs. But this batter also failed to take his pair far.

This pair was broken by Sybrand Engelbrecht’s departure for the team’s 90 runs. He returned to Sajghar after scoring 33 runs off 49 balls.

Bus de Lido also went back on his way. He went back to Rashid Khan after scoring 10 runs off 12 balls. On his departure, the Dutch lost 5 wickets for 104 runs.

Scot Edwards and Teja Nidamanuru led the Dutch who lost 5 wickets for 104 runs. They try to save the team from disaster.

But this pair was broken by the departure of Scott Edwards for the team’s 163 runs. He returned to Moeen Ali after scoring 38 runs off 42 balls.

After his departure, the Dutch innings could not go far. The Dutch were all out for 179 runs in 37 overs. And England won by 160 runs.

Earlier, after winning the toss against the Netherlands, the English batsmen went on a rampage from the start. As a result, they picked up the team’s century in just 15 overs. But then the rhythm fell. The English lost 6 wickets for 192 runs. After that, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes made a partnership for the seventh wicket. 129 runs come from this pair. Ben Stokes scored a century and Chris Woakes scored a half-century against the Dutch. In the end, David Malan’s 87, Ben Stokes’ 108 and Chris Woakes’ 51 runs, England scored 339 runs by losing 9 wickets in the stipulated 50 overs.

(08 November/NBW)


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