'West Indies toh Oman se bhi ganda khel rahi hai' - Fans react as West Indies lose to Netherlands in thrilling super-over in World Cup Qualifiers

West Indies and Netherlands played out a thriller as the game went to a Super Over in which the European nation prevailed

Rohit Kumar
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Netherlands vs West Indies

Netherlands vs West Indies (Source: Twitter)

Nine fours as well as three sixes were part of Nicholas Pooran's 104 runs from 65 balls. The Caribbean team set a lofty goal of 375 for their opponents to reach in response to his knock. Johnson Charles and Brandon King set the tone with innings of 76 as well as 54, respectively.

Later, Keemo Paul used the willow to score 46 off 25 including four fours as well as two sixes to maintain his perfect record. After holding the Netherlands to 170/4 after 29.1 overs, West Indies had a comfortable lead. However, Scott Edwards as well as Teja Nidamanuru added 143 runs for the fifth wicket to immediately put their team back in the game.

Scott Edwards scored 67 runs off 47 pitches, and Nidamanuru achieved 111 runs from 76 balls. Logan van Beek, though, was the star of the show. He began by scoring 28 off 14 balls to send the game into super over. In the Super Over, Logan van Beek gave the Netherlands an all-around performance. That followed his failure to score even one run from the final delivery.

Epic Super Over between West Indies and Netherlands

In the Super Over, the right-handed batter came through for the Dutch, scoring 30 runs off Jason Holder, comprising three sixes as well as the same number of fours to make the task almost next to impossible for the opponents

The West Indies were then quickly dismissed for a mere eight runs, losing both of their wickets in the span of just five deliveries, as the 32-year-old successfully defended the massive score. He contributed two wickets and 30 runs in the Super Over to help Netherlands win.

Sean Williams' innings of 174 from 101 deliveries gave Zimbabwe the second-largest win margin in ODIs by runs earlier in the day. They outscored the Americans 304 runs to win. Most importantly, with victories over both the Netherlands as well as the West Indies, they will enter the Super 6 with four points.

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