Hyderabad, In the first match of ODI World Cup 2023, on Friday, Pakistan cricket team defeated Netherlands cricket team by 81 runs. Pakistan had made only an ordinary score in this match, but thanks to the bowlers it was successful in winning this match. In this match, Netherlands player Bas de Leede left a deep impression with his brilliant all-round performance.
Batting first after losing the toss, Pakistan team scored 286 runs losing 10 wickets in 49 overs. Mohammad Rizwan and Saud Shakeel (68-68) scored the most runs for the team. Netherlands team, which came into the field to chase the target, could score only 205 runs after losing all 10 wickets in 41 overs and lost. Leede scored the maximum 67 runs for the team. Haris Rauf took 3 wickets for Pakistan.
The start of the Dutch team was not special and it got its first blow in the form of Max Odoud (5) on 28. After this, on the score of 50, the second blow came in the form of Colin Ackerman (17). However, after this Leede and Vikramjit Singh took charge and batted well. Both added 70 runs in 76 balls for the third wicket. As soon as this pair broke, the team faltered and remained far away from the target.
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