ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, West Indies beat Netherlands by 54 runs

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, West Indies beat Netherlands by 54 runs
Written by Abhishek Lohia

West Indies beat Netherlands by 54 runs in the final round of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 and end the league matches at the top of Group A. Now he will play in the super-six round, where they will try to enter in the semis. With this defeat, Netherlands are out of the tournament. West Indies won three matches so far before playing against Netherlands while the Netherlands had been lost two of their three matches before this. Opening batsman Chris Gayle and Ewin Lewis scored faboulas innings for his team and built a partnership of 85 runs in just 8.3 overs, Marlon Samuels and Powell also hit Faboulas half-centuries in this ground for West Indies. With these contributions, West Indies succeeded to set-up 309 runs in 48 overs.

On chasing the target, Netherlands lost their opening wicket early, Scott Edwards was the man, who was run out by Skipper Jason holder in 6th Over. Middle-order-batsman Ryan ten Doeschate scored 67* runs before the rain was interrupted the game. West Indies won this game by D/L method, and Netherlands stopped his innings due to rain at 167/6 in 28.4 overs. West Indies skipper Jason Holder said,”At the half-way stage we were doing pretty well. The partnership between Chris and Lewis was great to start and that really set up the game for us. It was supported well by Marlon in the middle overs (who scored a fifty). We started well with the ball, and we were always in the game.”

West Indies Playing XI: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Marlon Samuels, Shai Hope (wk), Jason Holder (c), Rovman Powell, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Kesrick Williams

Netherlands Playing XI: Wesley Barresi, Ben Cooper, Scott Edwards (wk), Ryan ten Doeschate, Peter Borren (c), Shane Snater, Roelof van der Merwe, Pieter Seelaar, Timm van der Gugten, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma






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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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