The Netherlands pulled off one of the most incredible cricketing feats in history today, scoring a record 30 runs in the Super Over against the West Indies. Logan van Beek was the star of the show, hitting every ball to the boundary to set a new all-time record.
The Netherlands had equaled the West Indies' score of 374 in the first innings, and the Super Over was required to decide the winner. Van Beek took full advantage of his opportunity, hitting three fours and three sixes to give the Netherlands a famous victory.
This is a truly historic moment for Dutch cricket, and it will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to the Netherlands on their incredible achievement!
Hotstar viewership peaked at 3 Lakhs today during the Netherlands win against West Indies in the Super Over.— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 26, 2023
- The highest ever for this World Cup Qualifiers! pic.twitter.com/7sio3uQaG0
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The Netherlands pulled off a stunning victory against the West Indies in the Super Over of their ICC World Cup Qualifier match on Tuesday, scoring a record 30 runs to secure a place in the next tournament round.
The match was tied after the two teams scored 374 runs each in their respective innings. The West Indies batted first and were powered by a magnificent century from Nicholas Pooran, who scored 119 off 104 balls. Shimron Hetmyer also made a significant contribution with 66 runs, while Shai Hope and Brandon King chipped in with their fifties.
The Dutch bowlers struggled to contain the Windies' batting, but they did manage to pick up wickets at regular intervals. Logan van Beek was the pick of the bowlers with 3 for 50, while Ryan ten Doeschate and Paul van Meekeren took two wickets each.
In reply, the Netherlands got off to a good start with Max O'Dowd scoring 54 runs off 42 balls. Colin Ackermann also made a valuable contribution with 42 runs, but the Dutch batting fell apart in the middle overs.
Logan Van Beek's heroics today:— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 26, 2023
- 28 (14) and 1/77 in the match.
- 30* (6) and 2/8 in the Super Over.
- A day written in the history books, NETHERLANDS reign supreme! pic.twitter.com/71HxWWVOXz
However, Logan van Beek came to the rescue with a quickfire 28 off 14 balls, which helped the Netherlands reach their target with two balls to spare.
In the Super Over, the Netherlands were asked to bat first and they made the most of their opportunity. Logan van Beek was the star of the show, hitting three fours and three sixes to give the Netherlands a famous victory.
This is a truly historic moment for Dutch cricket and will be remembered for years. The Netherlands have now qualified for the next round of the ICC World Cup Qualifier, and they will be hoping to make further progress in the tournament.