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SA Vs NED 2023: Netherlands Held Their Nerves As They Stunned South Africa In World Cup 2023

Netherlands Held Their Nerves As They Stunned South Africa In World Cup 2023:

A collective bowling effort by the Netherlands team as almost all the bowlers picked wickets in the game. South Africa was bowled out by Netherlands for 207 runs and lost the game by a huge margin.

  • This is the first time, the Netherlands has won an ODI match in World Cups against a test-playing nation, and South Africa is the victim this time as they lost the match by 38 runs.

The captain of the Netherlands, Scot Edwards won the toss and decided to put the runs on the board in the rain-affected game against South Africa in the World Cup 2023.


The pacers of South Africa started well against the Netherlands as they got the Netherlands five down for less than 100 runs after the 20 overs.

The lower-order continued the fight-back for the Netherlands as the captain, Scot Edwards scored a brilliant 78 runs from just 69 deliveries, smashing ten fours and one six in his knock.

Furthermore, all the batters including Aryan Dutt, and Van der Merwe chipped in and the Netherlands reached a challenging total of 245 runs in allocated 43 runs against South Africa.

The SA pacers Ngidi, Rabada, and Jansen picked up two wickets each in their spell against the Netherlands. A wicket a piece was picked by Coetzee and Maharaj.


In the run chase, Netherlands didn’t let the batters settle as the centurion of the previous match, Quinton de Kock was dismissed by Ackerman and the downfall started.

Captain Temba Bavuma was the next to head back to the pavilion, followed by the power hitters such as Van der Dussen and Aiden Markram for less than 50 runs on board.

Furthermore, the wk-batsman of SA, Klassen, and powerhouse, David Miller attacked the bowlers but in the process, both were dismissed for 28 runs and 43 runs respectively, but could not create any difference in the result.

Two wickets for Van der Merwe who started the fight back and three wickets for Van Beek. Van Meekeren also picked up two wickets and made the work easier for the Netherlands to win by 38 runs against South Africa.

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