ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Santner picks 5 as New Zealand thumps Netherlands to proceed successful run


Mitchell Santner bagged his maiden five-wicket haul within the World Cup as New Zealand registered a commanding 99-run win over the Netherlands in Hyderabad on Monday. 

After posting a difficult 322/7 on a sluggish monitor on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Stadium, within the sixth match of World Cup 2023, New Zealand recorded its second successive win within the match.

For the Netherlands to gun down the full, Vikramjit Singh and Bas de Leede, who scored half-centuries towards Pakistan, needed to carry out once more. However with its high batters failing, batting all-rounder Colin Ackermann fought a lone battle with a 73-ball 69 as Netherlands was bowled out for 223 in 46.3 overs.


Santner was the choose of the bowlers, with the left-arm spinner selecting up his second five-wicket haul in his ODI profession, the primary on this version of the World Cup by registering spectacular figures of 10-0-59-5.

Left-arm spinner Santner took the wickets of Max O’Dowd, Ackermann, Scott Edwards, Roelof van der Merwe and Ryan Klien to change into the primary bowler to snare a five-wicket haul at this venue, eclipsing Mohammad Siraj’s figures of 4/46 that the Indian pacer had towards New Zealand early this 12 months.

Matt Henry, Rachin Ravindra, and Trent Boult bowled in tandem to tie down the Netherlands and it stored shedding wickets at common intervals. Santner, the architect of the win, was adjudged the participant of the match.


Earlier, Will Younger, Ravindra, and Tom Latham crafted spectacular half-centuries to assist New Zealand publish a wholesome whole. Requested to bat first, the Netherlands bowlers examined the New Zealand top-order with some tight bowling.

Devon Conway and Younger solid a 67-run opening stand. Younger stamped his authority on the new-ball assault after an impatient Conway walked again to the hut early. Taking the adventurous route, Conway danced down the monitor to deposit Roelof van der Merwe for a most over long-on. Nevertheless, a repeat of the shot led to his dismissal, with de Leede taking the catch.

The Netherlands tightened proceedings and didn’t permit New Zealand to run away with the sport, with Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren, and van der Merwe sharing six wickets amongst themselves.

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In contrast to towards England, the place it ran away with the chase, New Zealand batters tailored to the slowness of the floor and paced their innings to close perfection. Ravindra, who smashed a century within the World Cup opener, continued his nice type and stitched a 77-run stand for the second wicket with Younger.

Scoring at almost six runs per over, New Zealand motored by means of the center overs, ticking the scorecard, banking on strike rotation, and sometimes discovering the boundaries. Van Meekeren offered the breakthrough by dismissing Younger, and shortly Ravindra was additionally dismissed after van der Merwe discovered an edge and Edwards accomplished the catch.

Nevertheless, Daryl Mitchell and Latham, with a 53-run stand, stored the Black Caps within the driver’s seat. A 17-ball 36-run cameo from Santner beefed up the full. 



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