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T20 World Cup 2021: Sri Lanka rout Netherlands to enter Tremendous 12 stage on excessive

Lahiru Kumara and Wanindu Hasaranga bagged three wickets every as Sri Lanka thrashed Netherlands by eight wickets within the ultimate Spherical 1 match of the continued T20 World Cup in Sharjah on Friday.

Electing to bowl first, the Lankans revelled on a sluggish monitor and steam-rolled by the Dutch batting line-up that stooped to 44 all out in 10 overs.

The Dasun Shanaka-led aspect then chased down the goal in 7.1 overs to complete the qualifying stage of the marquee occasion with three wins from three video games. Chasing 45 runs to victory, Sri Lanka didn’t get off to a great begin as they misplaced opener Pathum Nissanka within the second over. Kusal Perera, nevertheless, took Sri Lanka over the end line within the eighth over.

Sri Lanka additionally misplaced the wicket of Charith Asalanka within the sixth over however the workforce acquired residence comfortably ultimately.

In the meantime, Netherlands now holds the doubtful report of the 2 lowest scores within the T20 World Cup historical past – the earlier one too got here in opposition to Sri Lanka.

Throughout their victorious run within the 2014 T20 World Cup in Bangladesh, the Sri Lankan workforce led by Dinesh Chandimal bundled out Netherlands for simply 39 runs in 10.3 overs at Chattogram within the Tremendous 10 stage.

Lowest workforce totals within the T20 World Cups:

  • 39 – Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, 2014
  • 44* – Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, 2021
  • 60 – New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 2014
  • 68 – Eire vs West Indies, 2010
  • 69 – Hong Kong vs Nepal, 2014

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