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Pakistan won the World Cup match in India for the first time.
Pakistan has started its campaign in the ODI ICC World Cup 2023 in a very impressive manner. It defeated the Netherlands by 81 runs in the second match of the tournament on Friday. With this victory at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, the Pakistani team achieved a big achievement. It won for the first time in the World Cup on Indian soil, and Babar Azam became the first Pakistani captain to win his first match in the World Cup on Indian soil.
The Netherlands won the toss and decided to bowl first (ICC World CUP 2023)
Netherlands captain Scott Edwards won the toss and decided to bowl first, and Pakistan was all out for 286 runs in 49 overs, while in reply, the Netherlands team was all out for 205 runs in 41 overs. Pakistan’s Saud Shakeel was adjudged Player of the Match for scoring a half-century.
Pakistan’s seventh consecutive win against the Netherlands
This is Pakistan’s seventh consecutive win against the Netherlands in the ODI format. The Netherlands has not been able to win even a single match against Pakistan so far. If we talk about the World Cup, this was the third match between Pakistan and the Netherlands.
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For the Netherlands, Bas De Leede scored the highest score of 67 runs. Leede hit six fours and two sixes in 68 balls. Vikramjit scored 52 runs on 67 balls. Logan Vaughan remained unbeaten after scoring 28 runs on 28 balls. Colin Ackerman and Saqib Zulfikar scored 17 and 10 runs, respectively. Haris Rauf took a maximum of three wickets for Pakistan. Hasan Ali had two successes. Shaheen, Iftikhar, Shadab, and Nawaz took one wicket each.
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