It was a dead elastic; Sri Lanka had effectively fixed their Super 12 billet and the Netherlands were taken out of the opposition. Be that as it may, in what involved conventions in the last Group stage game, Sri Lanka gave the Netherlands a destroying in the wake of bowling them out for only 44 – the second-most minimal all out in T20 World Cups – and pursuing it down in the eighth over with eight wickets to save on Friday (October 22).
How did Netherlands wind up being bowled out in 10 overs?
Chamika Karunaratne got going with a wicket in the opening over to get Stephan Myburgh, which was the start of the end for Netherlands. Sri Lanka’s bowlers were beat on target from the beginning and their spinners in Mahesh Theekshana and Wanindu Hasaranga were unplayable. While Theekshana astonished only the one for two wickets, Hasaranga returned 3-9 out of three overs.
Netherlands’ batsmen couldn’t discover replies to Sri Lanka’s bowling and continued to make light of some unacceptable line. Lahiru Kumara towards the end, turned up the speed and blew the tail away. He excessively got done with 3 wickets for only 7 runs in his three overs, including a lady. Just a single Dutch player could get twofold figures on a somewhat forgettable day for them.
Direct pursue then for Sri Lanka?
Indeed, essentially. However even in the little pursue, they lost Pathum Nissanka in the second finished. Charith Asalanka, who came in for Dinesh Chandimal, and Kusal Perera, in any case, driven the pursuit without a lot of fight with a 24-run stand. Be that as it may, Asalanka fell with 10 hurries to get. Perera hit consecutive fours to finish the pursuit in the eighth over.
Brief scores: Netherlands 44 in 10 overs (M Theekshana 2-3, Lahiru Kumara 3-7, W Hasaranga 3-9) lost to Sri Lanka in 45/2 in 7.1 overs (Kusal Perera 33*) by eight wickets.