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Highlights – West Indies too factual for Netherlands

Marlon Samuels, Evin Lewis and Rovman Powell struck half-centuries to set apart an early dominance that used to be now not continuously challenged

West Indies 309 for six (Lewis eighty Four, Samuels seventy three*, Powell Fifty two) beat Netherlands 167 for six (Ten Doeschate sixty seven, Barresi Sixty Four) by fifty four runs (D/L technique)
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A brutal eighty Four from Evin Lewis powered West Indies to 309 for six, and set apart Netherlands out of competition for the Gigantic Sixes, in a rain-hit clash in Harare.

Chasing a revised target of 222, Netherlands were cruising at one stage, when Wesley Barresi (Sixty Four) and Ryan ten Doeschate (sixty seven*) were within the midst of a 113-speed stand for the 1/Three wicket at a speed-rate of 6.Seventy eight, however a string of speed outs set apart them on the back foot.

First, Barresi used to be speed out within the Twenty fourth over – courtesy Lewis’ brilliance within the deep – and within the next over captain Peter Borren used to be caught fast whereas attempting to purchase a second speed off a free-hit. Ten Doeschate, the No. Three batsman, used to be on the somewhat rather a lot of dwell on every events. The impulsively rising asking rate applied stress on Roelef van der Merwe and Pieter Seelaar, who every fell for single-digit ratings.

Earlier, after being sent in, West Indies started with a bang with Chris Gayle and Lewis adding eighty five off fifty one balls for the outlet stand. Gayle used to be in particular severe on seamer Vivian Kingma, taking him for 38 runs off 22 balls, including 5 sixes. Lewis, on the somewhat rather a lot of dwell, bought stuck into Timm van der Gugten, smashing him Four successive boundaries within the fourth over. The rollicking stand ended when van der Merwe pulled off a amazing purchase to purchase Gayle for 46 off 31 balls. Van der Merwe then slowed West Indies down with the ball, brushing off Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope. Then one more time, it used to be Borren who had taken the expansive wicket of Lewis within the twenty eighth over. By then, he had hit six fours and Four sixes.

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Marlon Samuels, however, hit manufacture to assemble an unbeaten seventy three off eighty Four balls. He plundered 99 for the sixth wicket at a speed-rate of eight.6 with Rovman Powell, who struck Fifty two off 38 balls, to haul West Indies previous 300.

Netherlands then misplaced opener Scott Edwards for 1, however Barresi and ten Doeschate gave the innings course and ensured they stayed in contact with the asking rate. The speed outs that followed then derailed the high-tail and when the game used to be called off within the twenty ninth over, Netherlands were fifty four runs searching the D/L ranking, this making sure UAE’s progress to the Gigantic Sixes.


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