Netherlands challenges Namibia with 165 as Target in the qualifier

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Netherlands have challenged the African nation with a total of 165 runs as the target. Namibia need to put up a great performance with the batsman to defend their place in the next leg.

Dubai: Netherlands have challenged the African nation with a total of 165 runs as the target. Namibia need to put up a great performance with the batsman to defend their place in the next leg.

Netherlands started well with their openers, adding 42 runs in quick time before Maiburh returned to the stands in 5.4 overs.

O’Dowd played a decisive innings, scoring 70 off 56 balls with the help of his opponent, which gave him several chances in the form of dropped catches and missed run outs.

Namibia could take only 3 wickets in 20 overs, of which Frylink took 2, but other bowlers were costly after Namibian captain Gerhard Erasmus won the toss and elected to field first.

Namibia will now have to come to the field to win the game if the team wants to stay in Dubai for a while as the loser is eliminated in the game.

First published:October 20, 2021, 5:27 pm

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