Netherlands Cricket Staff. (Picture Supply: Sarah Reed/Getty Pictures)

India beat Zimbabwe within the final Tremendous 12 group-stage fixture to conclude the ultimate 4 on the T20 World Cup 2022 event. India’s win helped them prime the Group 2 desk with eight factors and Pakistan beat Bangladesh to complete within the second place. However Netherlands shocked the cricketing world with a formidable win in opposition to mighty South Africa at Adelaide Oval on Sunday (November 6).

South Africa have been positioned within the second place with 5 factors earlier than going through the Dutch facet. They wanted a win to qualify for the semi-final spherical however the Proteas suffered a shock win in opposition to Netherlands who rank seventeenth within the present ICC T20 chart. Netherlands scored a difficult 158/4 complete whereas batting first with Colin Ackermann scoring unbeaten 41 runs. Then pacer Brandon Glover took three wickets to limit South Africa to simply 145/8 complete to safe a 13-run win.

A grant is a lifeline for the smaller international locations: Kobus Olivier

Netherlands, who have been already out of the race for the semi-final spot, completed their World Cup marketing campaign within the fourth place with 4 factors from 5 video games. In addition they beat Zimbabwe of their earlier recreation and Namibia and UAE within the first-round group-stage fixtures. The Dutch followers will likely be feeling happy with their staff’s outings within the mega event and will likely be hoping for related performances within the close to future.

Their efficiency additionally impressed Kobus Olivier, the CEO of Ukraine Cricket Federation, who highlighted that their win in opposition to South Africa can show very important. He identified that the rise in grant cash will enhance Dutch cricket to develop gamers.

“For Dutch cricket, the consequence was completely very important in the present day. By qualifying for the following World Cup, their grant will likely be elevated by some huge cash and that may be a lifeline for the smaller international locations. They want more cash to develop cricket and to get extra cricket for his or her gamers. This recreation was as vital for Dutch cricket in the present day because it was for South Africa to qualify for the semi-final spherical,” Kobus Olivier stated in a BatBricks7 Run Ki RunNeeti post-match present on CricTracker.

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