Tue. Dec 5th, 2023
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Pakistan visited the Netherlands for a three-ODI series from August 16th to August 21st.

All the matches were going to be played in Rotterdam.

PAK started the series with a dominating win over NED.

In the second ODI, NED tried to cover up for them in the series, but PAK didn’t let them do so as they won the match.

PAK has already named the series after leading the three-match series by 2-0.

The third match was played on August 21st. NED will be trying to end the series with a win.

PAK won the toss and elected to bat first.

First Innings

Abdullah Shafique and Fakhar Zaman opened the innings for PAK.

Vivian Kingma didn’t let the openers settle down as he gave the first breakthrough in the second over itself.

He bowled Shafique with a full-length delivery as he tried to defend, and the ball hit the stumps.

The PAK batsmen were not able to build up any partnerships as no one was able to stand for long in front of them.

Babar Azam played the captain’s knock as he stood in between and played beautifully.

He soon even completed his half-century. The knock of 91 runs by him gave PAK a total of 206 runs for the loss of all their players.

Bas de Leede took three major wickets and Vivian Kingma took two big wickets in limiting the total to PAK.

Second Innings

NED opened the innings with Vikramjit Singh and Max O’Dowd.

The PAK bowlers gave NED their first breakthrough in the form of Max.

Vikramjit and Tom Cooper fought hard to achieve the total.

They both completed their half-centuries and brought NED closer to the total as the bowlers took their wickets.

Naseem Khan took back-to-back wickets as he took two major wickets in the 48th over.

The two wickets in the same over led to the loss of the match for the NED team.

Naseem took a haul of five wickets as Mohammad Wasim took four major wickets and helped them win the match by 9 runs.

The Player of the Match was Naseem Shah for 5/33.

PAK won the series 3-0.

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