- Advertisment -
HomeEconomyJason Roy, Butler Shine as England Sweep ODI Series Against Netherlands MPNRC
- Advertisment -

Jason Roy, Butler Shine as England Sweep ODI Series Against Netherlands MPNRC

- Advertisment -
- Advertisement -

Jason Roy and Jos Buttler (Photo/ICC-Twitter)

- Advertisement -

amstelwein: Top innings from Jason Roy and Jos Buttler propelled England to an eight-wicket victory as they made a clean sweep in the three-match ODI series against the Netherlands on Wednesday.

An unbeaten ton by Roy and Butler’s unbeaten knock of 86 runs helped England chase down the target of 245 runs in just 30.1 overs and the loss of just two wickets at the VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen. With this win, England whitewashed the three-match ODI series with a 3–0 lead.

- Advertisement -

Electing to bat first, Netherlands started their innings poorly and lost the wicket of opener Vikramjit Singh in the fifth over with only 16 runs on the board. David Malan caught the batsman on the ball of David Willey. Tom Cooper shook hands with opener Max O’Dowd and the two opened the innings briefly.

- Advertisement -

Cooper scored 33 runs in 37 balls in the 18th over before being caught by Liam Livingstone off Brydon Carrs, taking the team’s total to 88/2. Max Oddoud was also dismissed in the 25th over after scoring a half-century off 69 balls.

Bass de Lead and captain Scott Edwards came to the crease and changed the pace of the game. Both shared a partnership of 84 runs and gave a strong hand to the Netherlands. But it was England, who had the last laugh against Bryden Cars and dismissed Dee Leed for 56 off 78 balls in the 40th over.

Teja Nidamanuru came to the crease but did not last long as Butler stumped him off Adil Rashid’s delivery. Logan van Beek was also dismissed for no run in Willie’s very next over, leaving the Netherlands struggling at 216/6.

In the 47th over, Malan was run out by Tim Pringle and got out after scoring only 6 runs. In the next over, Aryan Dutt fell victim to a willie spell and went back without opening an account. Edwards continued to score at one end but his reign also came to an end after it was caught by Roy off a David Payne delivery. Paul van Meeckeren was also dismissed in the 50th over to end the Netherlands innings at 244.

Chasing 245, England got off to a great start and scored 81 runs in just 9 overs, with Roy and Philip Salt playing brilliant innings. It was in the 10th over, when van Meeckeren scored 49 and sent the latter back into the dugout. After this David Malan was dismissed in the same over.

Facing two back-to-back blows, England brought Jos Buttler to the crease and along with Roy, the batsman made fun of the Netherlands’ bowling line-up.

Both chased down a mammoth target of 245 runs in just 30.1 overs and claimed an 8-wicket win and also won the three-match ODI series.

Brief Scores: Netherlands 244 (Scott Edwards 64, Bass de Lead 56; David Willey 4/36) vs England (Jason Roy 101)Joss Butler 86, Paul van Meeckeren 2/59).

Read also: Dinesh Karthik jumps 108 places, Ishan Kishan moves into top 10 in ICC T20 rankings

- Advertisement -
RELATED ARTICLES
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

- Advertisment -