Sun News Desk: India defeated Netherlands by 56 runs in the second match of the day in T20 World Cup.
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This time, India has not only left behind South Africa, but also increased the run rate.
Rohit Sharma beat the Netherlands by 56 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Batting first, India collected 179 runs. The Dutch had to stop at 123 runs for 9 wickets to answer.
Batting for 180 to win, Netherlands lost opener Vikramjit Singh early on. Max O’Dowd and Bass De Lidy – both scored 16 runs. The Dutch kept falling wickets at regular intervals.
Colin Ackerman scored 17 runs. Tom Cooper was out for 9 runs, Scott Edwards scored 5 runs, Tim Pringle scored the maximum 20 runs. Shariz Ahmed scored 16 runs off 11 balls and Paul von Meekeren remained unbeaten on 14 runs off 6 balls.
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Akshar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin took 2 wickets each for India. 1 taken by Mohammad Shami.
Rohit Sharma (captain), Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh.
Max O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Bass de Leedy, Colin Ackerman, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards (captain, wicketkeeper), Tim Pringle, Logan von Beek, Fred Klassen, Paul von Meekeren and Shariz Ahmad.