Chasing 375 to win, Netherlands rode on Teja Nidamanuru’s 76-ball 111 and Scott Edward’s 47-ball 67 to put up a spirited fight.
Logan van Beek starred in the Netherlands ’ Super Over palm against the West Indies in an ICC World Cup qualifier game in Harare on Monday.
Van Beek collected 30 off Jason Holder in the Super Over, smacking three fours and as numerous sixes. Van Beek also caused damage with the ball, registering numbers of 2 for 8. He got relieve of Johnston Charles and Romario Shepherd.
Before, chasing 375, the Netherlands rode on Teja Nidamanuru’s 76- ball 111 and Scott Edward’s 47- ball 67 to stay abreast of the asking rate.
With eight to defend in the last over, Alzarri Joseph limited off a brilliant spell by dismissing van Beek off the last ball, pushing the match into a Super Over.
Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 65- ball 104 had propelled the Windies to 374.
Netherlands ’ Logan Van Beek smashed 30 runs in the Super Over against West Indies in their ODI World Cup Qualifier match at the Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Monday.
The Dutchmen nearly pulled off a stunning chase against West Indies before ending the game in a tie after the scores were levelled at 374- the loftiest score for a tie in ODI justice.
Van Beek, who maundered at no. 8 and scored 28 runs off 14 balls in the regulation chase, also walked out to club in the Super Over with captain Scott Edwards. van Beek smashed West Indies bowler Jason Holder for three sixes and as numerous fours to notch up 30 runs in the Super Over.
Van Beek also took the ball to defend the total and conceded only eight runs before dismissing Johnson Charles and Romario Shepherd off consecutive balls.
The 32- time-old van Beek was born in Christchurch, New Zealand and also featured in the New Zealand A platoon last time. van Beek was also part of the New Zealand Under- 19 team in the 2010 U19 World Cup. The altitudinous right- arm attachment had also registered his stylish ODI bowling numbers-4/24- in the former match against Nepal on Saturday.
Van Beek’s forefather, Sammy Guillen, has featured in five Tests for West Indies before moving to New Zealand and representing the Kiwis in three Tests between 1951 and 1956.
Apropos, the West Indies- Zimbabwe is only the third ODI match to be decided by a Super Over after the 2019 ODI World Cup final between England and New Zealand, and an ODI between Zimbabwe and Pakistan in 2020.
The Dutch advance to the Super Sixes from Group A, while the three verified brigades from Group B are Sri Lanka, Scotland and Oman.
In the other match of the day, Zimbabwe batter Sean Williams smashed 174 from 101 balls in a 304- run palm in their one- day transnational World Cup Qualifier against the United States.
Zimbabwe take four points into the Super Sixes stage of the competition and Netherlands two, but West Indies will have zero and must win all three of their remaining games to stand a chance of reaching the World Cup in India that starts in October. Know More Latest Cricket News…