T20I Series: The Netherlands defeat Namibia by 59 runs

Published On: February 29, 2024 03:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 29: The Netherlands have defeated Namibia by 59 runs in the third match of the tri-nations T20I series.

This marks the second victory for the Dutch team in the series. In the most recent match, the Netherlands secured a narrow victory over Nepal by a thin margin of just two runs.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, the Dutch team set a formidable target of 248 runs for Namibia to chase at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground.

Michal Levitt led the charge with a stunning century, contributing 135 runs to the Netherlands’ imposing total. Alongside Levitt, Sybrand Engelbrecht’s valuable 75 runs further bolstered the team’s score.

Namibia put up a spirited fight but fell short, managing to score 188 runs for the loss of seven wickets within the allotted 20 overs.

J N Frylinck and Zane Green contributed 42 runs each while J P Kotze added 26 more to the team’s total.




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