New Delhi. India is facing Netherlands in the 45th match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. This match holds special significance as it will conclude the league round, and set the stage for the semi-finals on 15 and 16 November. India, set to face New Zealand, has already secured a place in the semi-finals. On the other hand, Netherlands is currently ranked at the bottom. Despite their exclusion, the Dutch team aims to pose a challenge to India in this match. India won the toss and decided to bat first.
India’s score crosses 160
In a thrilling T20 match against Netherlands, there was a roller coaster of emotions as India started their innings with a strong score of 129. The excitement increased when Rohit Sharma displayed his excellent skills and scored 61 runs in 54 balls and was caught out by lead batsman D. Shubman Gill had already set the stage by scoring a commendable 51 runs and was caught by Nidamanuru. After 18 overs, India’s scoreboard read 130 runs for the loss of two wickets, setting the stage for an exciting contest. At present, Shreyas Iyer and Virat Kohli are at the crease, determined to take India to a strong score. Rohit Sharma completed his half-century in just 44 balls. His brilliant innings, which included eight fours and two sixes.
India suffered an early blow in the form of Shubman Gill, who was caught by Nidamanuru after playing a quickfire innings of 51 runs in 32 balls. Gill’s aggressive innings of three fours and four sixes laid a strong foundation for India’s innings. However, the partnership between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli promises to take the team towards a strong total as the scoreboard reads 104/1 after 13 overs.
IND vs NED Live: India’s impressive start with the bat
The Indian innings started with a brilliant performance from opener Rohit Sharma, who was scoring runs at a fast pace. Shubman Gill is holding his own by playing cautiously. India’s score is 26/0 after three overs.
IND vs NED Live: Playing 11 for both teams
Saqib Zulfikar (wicketkeeper/captain)
bass de leade
logan van beek
roelof van der merwe
paul van meekeren