Who Won? Afghanistan Vs Netherlands | 34th Match of World Cup 2023 – 03 Nov Match Performance, Scores Updates

Uswa Toheed

Who Won Afghanistan Vs Netherlands 34th Match of World Cup 2023 – 03 Nov Match Performance, Scores Updates

An interesting match Afghanistan vs Netherlands was played on November 3, 2023. It was the 34th match of the ICC World Cup 2023. The match was held at the Ekana Sports City, Lucknow, India. The Netherlands decided to bat first on the batting-friendly pitch after winning the toss. After that, the Netherlands scored a total of 179 runs in 46.3 overs. Afghanistan achieved this target 111 balls before. They scored 181 runs and won by 7 wickets. Mohammad Nabi is an experienced player on the team. He took the 3 wickets and became the Player of the Match with a bowling figure of 3/28.

Afg vs Ned, 34th match of the World Cup 2023

Playing XI

Wesley BarresiRahmanullah Gurbaz
Max O’DowdIbrahim Zadran
Colin AckermannRahmat Shah
Sybrand EngelbrechtHashmatullah Shahidi (C)
Scott Edwards (C)Azmatullah Omarzai
Bas de LeedeMohammad Nabi
Saqib ZulfiqarIkram Alikhil
Logan van BeekRashid Khan
Roelof van der MerweMujeeb Ur Rahman
Aryan DuttNoor Ahmed
Paul van MeekerenFazalhaq Farooqi

The Netherlands team decided to bat first so they came to the ground with great confidence. They built a poor partnership in which four players ran out. Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Sybrand, and Scott Edwards were run out while scoring a run. The first wicket dropped on just the first over and 3 runs. The opener, Wesley, was out on the ball of Mujeeeb Ur Rahman.

Max O’Dowd and Colin Akermann made a partnership and scored 73 runs before falling for the second wicket. Max O’Dowd neared his half-century but unluckily was out on 42. He was out by the direct hit of Azmatullah on the wickets. Sybrand completed his century. He added 58 runs off 86 balls. The outstanding bowling from the other side proved a difficult task to score for them.

Scott Edwards was out after scoring 0 runs and played just 1 ball. It was a misunderstanding that Scott while playing a shot, did not know where the ball went and he ran to score but Mohammad Nabi gave the ball to Ikram Alikhil then he broke his stumps. After three players who led the runs to 92, the wickets dropped one by one. They reached to hundred runs on the loss of 5 wickets. Moreover, except for two players, no batsman added more runs. Roelof made 11 runs but he used a lot of balls to score these runs. Aryan Dutt remains unbeatable with 10 runs off 22 balls.

The Afghanistan team grabbed this win after making a commendable performance. Additionally, they did their best bowling and fielding, and playing 2nd they chased the target of 180 runs easily. Noor Ahmed dismissed two players from the Netherlands. Rashid Khan also bowled 10 overs and gave just 31 runs. The wicket-keeper Ikram Alikhail also did a great job. He had a brilliant experience behind the stumps. Afterward, he took 2 difficult catches

Afghanistan batting against Netherlands

Hashmatullah and Rahmat Shah completed their half-centuries. Rahmanullah could score 10 runs and was out on 11 balls. The first wicket fell at just 27 runs and 5.3 overs. Ibrahim Zadran also added 20 runs and was dismissed by van der Merwe. In addition, Rahmat Shah made 52 runs in 54 deliveries. Logan van Beek, van der Meekeren, and Saqib Zulfiqar took one wicket each. Rahmat Shah remained unbeatable while scoring 56 runs. Azmatullah also led the team to win and scored 31 runs off 28 balls.

In the same way, they fulfilled the target after falling three wickets in the 32nd over. The Afghanistan team made their 4th win out of 7. Moreover, Hashmatullah completed his 19th ODI century.

Afghanistan won the 34th match of the World Cup 2023

Scorecard of Both Teams

Netherlands Batting

Wesley Barresi1430025.00
Max O’Dowd42405090105.00
Colin Ackermann2935714082.85
Sybrand Engelbrecht5886856067.44
Scott Edwards (C)011000.00
Bas de Leede3650050.00
Saqib Zulfiqar315190020.00
Logan van Beek213160015.38
Roelof van der Merwe1133360033.33
Aryan Dutt1022420045.45
Paul van Meekeren424180016.66
Total17946.3 Ov

Afghanistan Bowling

Mujeeb Ur Rahman1004014.0030
Fazalhaq Farooqi503607.2020
Azmatullah Omarzai301103.6600
Mohammad Nabi9.312832.9410
Rashid Khan1003103.1030
Noor Ahmed903123.4430

Afghanistan Batting

Rahmanullah Gurbaz1011242090.90
Ibrahim Zadran2034442058.82
Rahmat Shah5254748096.29
Hashmatullah Shahidi (C)5664926087.50
Azmatullah Omarzai31283830110.71
Total181/331.3 Ov

Netherlands Bowling

Aryan Dutt8.304905.7630
Logan van Beek703014.2820
Paul van Meekeren503507.0011
Roelof van der Merwe502715.4000
Saqib Zulfiqar302518.3301
Colin Ackermann301204.0010

Uswa, a cricket admirer, provides keen and perceptive information. In the same way, she writes after proper and deep research and gives clear details.

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