SL beat Netherlands by 21 runs



Sri Lanka bagged the first match of the Super Six leg of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier, winning against Netherlands by 21 runs.

Having won the toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat first, and set a 213 on scoreboard as they were all out at the end of 47.4 overs.

Dhananjaya de Silva  made 93 in 111 deliveries, while Dimuth Karunaratne hit 33 in 51 balls. Maheesh Theekshana  28, Wanindu Hasaranga  20 and Kusal Mendis  scored 10 for Sri Lanka’s scoreboard.

Logan van Beek and Bas de Leede picked up stunning 03 wickets in each for the Netherlands, while Saqib Zulfiqar took 02 wickets.

While chasing the 213 registered by Sri Lanka, the Netherlands could only score 192 runs as they were all out at the end of 40 overs.

Captain Scott Edwards hit 67*, Bas de Leede  41 for the Netherlands, and Wesley Barresi  was run out for 52.

Maheesh Theekshana picked up 03 wickets towards Sri Lanka’s big win, Wanindu Hasaranga 02, while Dasun Shanaka, Dilshan Madushanka and Lahiru Kumara took one in each.


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