The Netherlands beat South Africa by 39 runs. South Africa was humiliated again by the Netherlands at the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday as the European outsiders won by 38 runs. In the shadow of the Himalayas, tournament favorites South Africa were bowled out for 207, chasing 246. Last November, the Dutch eliminated South Africa from the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
Captain Scott Edwards played a superb 78-run innings to help Netherlands reach a manageable goal. Aryan Dutt hit several key sixes in the closing overs to take the score to 244/8. The Netherlands kept losing wickets to South African pacers, who were dominating. Striker Gerald Coetzee dismissed Colin Ackermann, and pacer Lungi Ngidi left Sybrand Engelbrecht.
Netherlands beat South Africa by 39 runs | World Cup 2023
Today, Kagiso Rabada dominated Netherlands batters with 2 wickets. First, he dismissed Vikramjit Singh, then in-form Bas de Leede. South African pace attack hurts Netherlands batters. Lungi Ngidi leads South Africa’s pace attack and will try to take early wickets. Netherlands openers Vikramjit Singh and Max O’Dowd started carefully and played slowly. The first powerplay is 9 overs, and the match is trimmed to 43 overs at Dharamshala as the skies clear. Soon, Netherlands openers Vikramjit Singh and Max O’Dowd will bat.
After a weather delay, South Africa vs. Netherlands began, with Netherlands opener Max O’Dowd looking good. Lungi Ngidi and Marco Jansen lead South Africa’s speed attack. Captain Scott Edwards scored an unbeaten 78, and Roelof van der Merwe stunned his homeland with a late cameo as the Netherlands beat South Africa 245-8 in the World Cup on Tuesday.