Zimbabwe vs Netherlands Match Details
- The three-match ODI series between Zimbabwe and Netherlands is currently leveled at 1-1.
- The Netherlands won the first One Day International by three wickets while Zimbabwe bounced back in the second game to record a win by one run.
- The two teams have faced each other five times in the 50-over format. Zimbabwe have won two games while the Netherlands have emerged victorious in three matches.
The Netherlands tour of Zimbabwe 2023 will conclude on Saturday as the two teams will lock horns with each other in the final One Day International of the three-match series on Saturday, March 25 at the Harare Sports Club in Harare. A nail-biting thriller is expected as the two teams have given a neck-to-neck competition to each other in the series so far.
The three-match series is currently leveled at 1-1 while both teams winning a game each. The visitors kick-started their campaign in the win in the first One Day International by three wickets. Batting first in the game, Zimbabwe scored 249 runs. It was an easy target for the Netherlands, as they won in 49.5 overs by three wickets. Teja Nidamanuru was the top batter for the visitors, with a terrific knock of 110 runs off 96 runs. Meanwhile, Fred Klassen was the pick of the bowler for the victors with three wickets to his name.
The Netherlands failed to continue the winning ride as they suffered a loss against Zimbabwe in the second One Day International by one run. It was a do-or-die match for the hosts to save the series and they did not disappoint. Zimbabwe again won the toss and elected to bat first. The middle-order batter Sean Williams played a good knock of 77 runs to steer his team to a score of 271 runs in 49.2 overs. Following the score in the second innings, the Netherlands collapsed at 270 runs. It was an unfortunate loss for the team as they fell short of only one run. The opening batter Max ODowd made headlines owing to his fantastic knock of 81 runs.
The players from both teams will now be eager and pumped up to churn out another scintillating performance and take the trophy home. Notably, this will be the sixth One Day International between the two teams. The Netherlands has won three ODIs against Zimbabwe, while the latter has scored a win in two games.
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