The Netherlands ruined Bangladesh’s ambitions of reaching the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 with an 87-run defeat at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.
Bangladesh’s dreams of reaching the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 were dashed with an 87-run defeat at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.With this victory, the Netherlands climbed to eighth place in the World Cup 2023 points table, knocking the defending champions England to the bottom. Meanwhile, Bangladesh dropped to ninth place in the points rankings, trailing the Dutch.Edwards chose to bat first after winning the toss in Kolkata. The Dutch had a terrible start, losing both openers Max O’Dowd and Vikramjit Singh in the first three overs. Wesley Barresi and Colin Akermann stitched a crucial 59-run stand to end the Netherlands’ innings at 4 for 2.