Netherlands lost by 16 runs in the match against Sri Lanka. But after the match, the Netherlands players watched the UAE-Namibia match instead of going to their hotel. Because if Namibia wins this match, it will enter Super-12 in terms of run rate.
The first round of the T20 World Cup-2022, which is being held in Australia, has ended. The crucial Super-12 matches will start from tomorrow. Meanwhile, Netherlands and Sri Lanka teams qualified for Super-12 from Group-A. Namibia exited the tournament after losing the match against UAE in Geelong. On the other hand, Netherlands qualified for the Super-12 as Namibia lost. In the last match of the first round on Thursday, UAE defeated Namibia by 9 runs. Having defeated Sri Lanka in their first match, Namibia need to win this match to reach the Super-12. But the team’s batters failed miserably. Davies, the veteran of the team, fought till the end but could not deliver the victory. Due to this, he had to withdraw from the tournament. Earlier in the match against Sri Lanka, Netherlands lost by 16 runs. But after the match, the Netherlands players watched the UAE-Namibia match instead of going to their hotel. Because if Namibia wins this match, it will enter Super-12 in terms of run rate.
The Dutch players were immersed in the celebration when the UAE won in this match which was full of suspense till the end. The video related to this has now gone viral on social media. But the Netherlands did not make it to the Super-12 by sheer luck. Last year the Dutch team was eliminated in the first round. But this time this team showed its full strength. Netherlands defeated UAE in the first match and Namibia in the second match. They also fought and lost in the match against Sri Lanka. Now, India, Pakistan, South Africa and Bangladesh are in Group-2 along with Netherlands in Super-12. India vs Netherlands match will be held on October 27. Which teams from Group-B will enter the Super-12 will be announced on Friday.
Celebration by the Dutch cricket team, having just qualified for the follow-up by the narrow defeat of Namibia by UAE. Yet another nail biting experience. #ICCT20WC2022 #ICCT20WC @T20Worldcup #Australia #CricketNL @KNCBCricket pic.twitter.com/pVNjMVYgUG
— VRA Cricket Amsterdam (@VRA_Cricket_AMS) October 20, 2022
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