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Netherlands stun South Africa by 13 runs in T20 World Cup

The win sent into bat, Netherlands rode on collective effort from its top-order to post 158 for 4.

Netherlands stun South Africa by 13 runs in T20 World Cup
Defending the target, Netherlands bowlers rose to the occasion and restricted South Africa to 145 for 8 with Brandon Glover (3/9) scalping three batters. (File/AP)

Netherlands recorded one of their biggest victories in world cricket as they stunned South Africa by 13 runs in the T20 World Cup here on Sunday.

The win sent into bat, Netherlands rode on collective effort from its top-order to post 158 for 4.

Colin Ackermann top-scored for Netherlands with a 26-ball unbeaten 41, while Tom Cooper made 35 off 19 balls.

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Keshav Maharaj (2/27) picked up two wickets for South Africa.

Defending the target, Netherlands bowlers rose to the occasion and restricted South Africa to 145 for 8 with Brandon Glover (3/9) scalping three batters.

Rilee Rossouw top-scored for South Africa with a 25-run knock.

Brief Scores:

Netherlands: 158 for 4 in 20 overs (Colin Ackermann 41 not out; Keshav Maharaj 2/27).

South Africa: 145 for 8 in 20 overs 

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First published on: 06-11-2022 at 09:21 IST