England took on Netherlands within the fortieth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on the picturesque Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on Wednesday (November 8). The English crew emerged victorious in the contest by 160 runs to maintain their ICC Champions Trophy 2025 qualification hopes alive. Ben Stokes was the hero of the match as he hammered a superb ton in opposition to the Dutch facet.
England’s spectacular batting efficiency
Successful the toss and opting to bat first, England bought off to a gentle begin with the top-order batters placing up a good present. Nonetheless, it was the good Dawid Malan who stole the present with a chic 87 runs off 74 balls. His partnership with Stokes, who performed a wide ranging innings of 108 runs off 84 balls, was the cornerstone of England’s innings.
Stokes showcased his skill to hit the ball to all components of the bottom and was unstoppable all through his innings. The England all-rounder smashed six fours and as many sixes throughout his fiery knock.
Chris Woakes good cameo
Chris Woakes, coming in decrease down the order, performed a vital cameo, scoring 51 runs off 45 balls. His worthwhile contribution in the direction of the top of the innings helped England put up a formidable whole of 339/9. Bas de Leede was the decide of the Netherlands bowlers, ending with figures of three/74.
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Netherlands wrestle in opposition to England’s medical bowling
In reply, the Netherlands confronted a steep goal of 340 runs. The English bowlers have been relentless and saved the stress on. Scott Edwards and Wesley Barresi tried to carry the innings along with scores of 38 and 37, respectively. Nonetheless, the Netherlands batsmen couldn’t discover the mandatory momentum to chase down the imposing goal.
Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid have been the standout bowlers for England, every selecting up three wickets and successfully stifling the Netherlands’ batting lineup. With the win, England sailed to the seventh spot within the factors desk and keept their ICC Champions Trophy 2025 qualification hopes alive.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
England seals a vital win in opposition to the Netherlands👏🏾 protecting their hopes alive for Champions Trophy qualification! @benstokes38 rescuing England as soon as once more, however they’ve yet one more match to go.#CWC23 #ENGVNED
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) November 8, 2023
🏴 ENGLAND WIN 🏴
A complete victory with the intention to give our Champions Trophy probabilities a lift.
— England’s Barmy Military 🏴🎺 (@TheBarmyArmy) November 8, 2023
— Cheteshwar Pujara (@cheteshwar1) November 8, 2023
England transfer from the final place lastly, to seventh place.
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) November 8, 2023
Lastly a win for England, albeit in opposition to the Netherlands. Fantastic hundred for @benstokes38 and this can now arrange an thrilling Pakistan vs England contest in Kolkata. Trying ahead 👏🏽 #ENGvNED #CWC23
— kamil khan (@13kamilkhan) November 8, 2023
— 𝕃𝕖𝕠 𝔹𝕦𝕜𝕙𝕒𝕣𝕚 (@BukhariLeo14) November 8, 2023
Saviour of the ship @benstokes38 😍👍🏼 Good 💯 underneath stress anchoring the innings the place required with aggressive intent to get Most runs for the crew to win on the finish. Sheer instance to distinguish Egocentric vs Selfless method @MichaelVaughan #ENGvNED #CWC23 pic.twitter.com/ElNmyuK3jv
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) November 8, 2023
Lastly the actual Ben Stokes arrived on the World Cup. 💯
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) November 8, 2023
There are some gamers who simply revel underneath stress and only a few do it in addition to @benstokes38 . He has given England sufficient in the present day.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 8, 2023
England bowled out Netherlands for 179 runs in 37.2 overs to win by 160 runs.
Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid took 3 wickets every.#ENGvNED #ENGvsNED #NEDvENG #NEDvsENG #CWC23 #WorldCup2023 #CricketWorldCup #ICCCricketWorldCup23 #ICCWorldCup #BenStokes pic.twitter.com/LqQSRdjoPV
— क्रीडाप्रेमी (@Surendra21286) November 8, 2023
— Tanveer Hassan (@tanveercric56_) November 8, 2023
England Beat Netherlands by 160 Runs and transfer to no 7 on Level Desk 👌
Netherlands Drops on 10 pic.twitter.com/dnGPPpJdl9
— Umair Malik47 🇵🇰 (@Malkadamunda47) November 8, 2023
— Surinder (@navsurani) November 8, 2023