Netherlands beat West Indies in super over.
Water turned on Puran’s century from the Windies.
New Delhi. In the World Cup Qualifiers, all the teams are fighting a tough battle for themselves. One of them is also of West Indies, which was once feared, which seems to be struggling continuously. First the Windies had to face a crushing defeat from a team like Zimbabwe. At the same time, now against the Netherlands (WI vs NED) Windies got hit by luck on one hand and on the other hand the all-rounder played with the Caribbean bowlers. This player blew the team away from the Caribbean team in the super over.
Batting first, West Indies touched the figure of 374 runs thanks to two half-centuries and a brilliant century from Nicholas Pooran. Nicholas Pooran kept raining runs till the last. He scored 104 runs in just 65 balls with 9 fours and 6 sixes. But it did not take long to turn the water on this lively innings. In response, the Netherlands team, performing contrary to expectation, blew away the Windies. Thanks to the century of Teja Nidamanuru and the half-century of Scott Edwards, the team equalized the score of the West Indies. After this the match reached the super over. Then the storm of boundaries that came from the bat of an all-rounder has terrified the bowlers of the Windies.
Logan van Wyk was the hero of the match
The team’s all-rounder Logan van Wyk came out to bat for the Netherlands in the super over. He did not even leave a ball for the batsman standing at the other end. This is the same Logan who made headlines in the year 2022 by taking a hat-trick in a T20 match with his ball. Now he has surprised everyone with the fireworks of his bat. Logan started with a four on the first ball, then danced the ball and threw it outside the field. With the help of three fours and as many sixes, he hit 30 runs in no time. In response, the Windies started with sixes and then lost the match by losing 2 wickets in a row. Logan Week was the man of the match and the West Indies suffered their second consecutive defeat. After which the team has come under tension in terms of the World Cup.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 26, 2023, 21:51 IST