Indian cricket fans still can’t get over the Diwali treat given by team India for winning the match against Pakistan last week. And yet, here comes another good news where India defeated the Netherlands by 56 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Now, that seems like the cherry on the cake. Isn’t it?
Major Highlights of the Game
India faced the Netherlands in the 23rd match of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Considering the previous match’s outcomes at the stadium, the match appeared to be high-scoring, however, the Indian batsmen started to struggle to get going at first. Despite this, the Men in Blue ruled the game, winning by a score of 56 runs.
Players Best Innings
Choosing to bat, India ended up scoring 179 for 2 before restricting the Netherlands to 123 for 9. India put on a strong batting display, with Rohit Sharma (53), Virat Kohli (62 not out), and Suryakumar Yadav (51 not out) all having scored fifty-plus. Fred Klaassen (1/33) as well as Paul van Meekeren (1/32) each ended up taking one wicket for the Netherlands. India’s pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/9) and Arshdeep Singh (2/37) shines brightly with the ball in the second innings, as did the spin duo of Axar Patel (2/18) and Ravichandran Ashwin (2/21).
Indian Team Yet Again Proves Its Worth
No doubt that the team Netherlands came up with a brilliant team- but this time Indian team yet again prove its worth by showcasing us with great teamwork, strength, and skills.
With this victory, India rose to the top of its group.