ICC CWC Qualifiers 2023 Final: Sri Lanka Defeated Netherlands by a massive 128 runs: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023 Final was between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands, and Sri Lanka beat the Netherlands at a Harare Sports Club, Harare.
After failing to qualify for the World Cup 2023 through the Super League, Sri Lanka played fantastically in the World Cup Qualifiers. They have won the Finals and got a ticket for the World Cup 2023 in India.
The Netherlands has played amazing cricket in this tournament; their Players Collectively led the Netherlands into the World Cup 2023 after defeating Scotland in Super Six Round.
Both the Teams were playing the Finals as a format of the tournament because they had already got a place in the World Cup 2023 in the Super Six Round. Sri Lanka has continued their winning streak as they won all eight games of this tournament, including the Finals.
ICC CWC Qualifiers 2023 Finals: Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Match Summary:
Sri Lanka came to bat in the first inning, and after a long time, their opening pair got out early. The Leading run scorer for Sri Lanka in this tournament was Pathum Nissanka, but In the Finals, he got out by scoring just 23 runs in 33 balls.
Kusal Mendis and Sahan Arachchige made an important partnership for the 3rd wicket of 72 runs, and after this, they lost wickets their wickets easily.
For The Frist time in this Tournament, Sri Lanka got all out, and they scored 233 runs on the scoreboard in 47.5 overs. Sahan Arachchige scored 57 runs in 71 balls, whereas Kusal Mendis scored 43 runs.
From the Netherlands side, Logan van Beek, Ryan Klein, Vikramjit Singh, and Saqib Zulfiqar took two wickets each, whereas Aryan Dutt got only one Wicket.
The Netherlands had a poor start in the second inning as they lost five wickets in the Powerplay. The openers of the Netherlands tried to stand on the Wicket and gave a good start to the team but got out early.
The Netherlands middle order flopped in this match as they scored runs in single digits; hence, the Netherlands lost 128 runs. Netherland’s Three batters got out at duck, whereas only three batters scored runs in double-digits.
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