South Africa vs Netherlands: The 15th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 was played today between South Africa and the Netherlands at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, where the Netherlands has performed the second miracle in this tournament. Today, the Netherlands defeated South Africa by 38 runs and secured two points in the points table.
For your information, let me tell you that the Netherlands and South Africa faced each other in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, where the Netherlands defeated Africa by 13 runs and was thrown out of the tournament. So far, eight ODI matches have been played between the two teams, in which Africa has won seven matches while the Netherlands registered its first win today.
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Tournament: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Match: RSA vs NED, 15th Match
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Toss: South Africa won the toss and opted to bowl
Time: 2:00 PM
Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
South Africa vs Netherlands Match Highlights
Today in Dharamsala, South African captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and decided to bowl first. Due to rain, the match was played in 43-43 overs, where the Netherlands, batting first, scored 245 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 43 overs. Captain Scott Edwards scored the most runs for the Netherlands; he scored 78 runs in just 69 balls with the help of ten fours and one six.
In bowling action for South Africa, Lungi Ngidi, Marco Jansen, and Kagiso Rabada got two wickets, while Gerald Coetzee and Keshav Maharaj got one wicket each.
Chasing the target of 245 runs, South Africa was all out for 207 runs in 42.5; as a result, the Netherlands won the match by 38 runs. For South Africa, David Miller scored the highest innings of 43 runs, while Keshav Maharaj played the innings. South Africa has suffered its first defeat in this tournament. Africa is in third place in the points table with two wins and four points from three matches.
In the bowling department, Logan van Beek took three wickets for the Netherlands, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, and Bas de Leede took two wickets, and Colin Ackermann took one wicket. Making a team like South Africa all-out for 207 runs is a milestone for the Netherlands. Africa scored 428 runs while batting first against Sri Lanka in the first match of the tournament.
Updated Points Table of ICC World Cup 2023
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