September 22, 2023

Vikramjit Singh of the Netherlands hit his first ODI century towards Oman within the CWC Qualifier. Picture: ICC

It was a subject day for the Dutch on the Harare Sports activities Membership in Harare, Zimbabwe as they went previous the Omani problem within the super-six stage of the Cricket World Cup (CWC) Qualifier with a lot ease. The Netherlands beat Oman by 74 runs (on Duckworth-Lewis-Stern) in a 48-over recreation, lowered as a result of rain interruptions. Due to this victory of theirs, the Males in Orange are nonetheless alive within the race to the ODI World Cup, which will likely be performed in India, later this 12 months. 

Vikramjit Singh and Baressi go bang-bang

After being requested to bat first, the Netherlands gamers didn’t hesitate from taking part in their pictures even because the situations have been overcast and cloudy. The rain stopped the sport after simply 23 balls have been bowled. However as soon as the gamers got here again on the sector, Vikramjit Singh, the left-handed opener of the Dutch was simply good with the willow in his hand., He went on an all-out assault and was ably supported by Max O’Dowd who fell for 35. 

Singh was joined by Wesley Barresi within the center and the duo went berserk towards the bowlers waering crimson. After the 117-run partnership for the primary wicket, Singh and Barresi added 80 for the second in simply 72 balls. Singh scored 110 off 109 balls earlier than being dismissed. Barresi then took cost and had small however essential partnerships of 30 with Scott Edwards, 55 with Bas de Leede and 58 with Saqib Zulfiqar earlier than being dismissed for 97 off simply 65 balls. 

It was courtesy of the innings from Singh and Barresi that the Dutch reached 362/7 of their 48 overs. 

Dutt and Klein do the clean-up for the Dutch, Ayan Khan hits century

Off-spinner Aryan Dutt and pacer Ryan Klein picked three and two wickets respectively. In complete, solely six Omani wickets fell and but they weren’t even near the goal. Ayaan Khan was the most effective Omani participant on the bottom as he scored his maiden ODI century and took Oman to so far as 246/6 in 44 overs earlier than the sunshine light and play was stopped. 

How can the Netherlands qualify for the World Cup?

The Dutch would now hope that Scotland beat Zimbabwe within the subsequent recreation, scheduled for Tuesday, July 04th. As soon as that occurs, the Dutch should win towards Scotland of their final recreation. A giant win may take their web run fee forward of Zimbabwe and Scotland and push them into the ODI World Cup 2023. 

First Revealed: Jul 03 2023 | 10:55 PM IST