New Zealand beat Netherland by 99 runs as Santner takes 5 wickets.

Netherlands won the toss and and decided to field first against the might New Zealand who after their impressive win against Sri Lanka are the favorites here the kiwis batsmanĀ  had a strong batting display in the first game and want to illuminate that display again.

The opening pair of Devon Convey and Will Young gave a superb start with Devon getting dismissed for 30 who could not capitalize on his start in the first game and Young making 70 runs which will give him some confidence after his first game.

Rachin Ravindra who showed what a player he is in the first game with a century showed the same class and dedication for his impressive 50 against the Netherlands he could not make much of it from his start.

It was time for the middle order to show what they could do with a strong start given to them and with Daryl Mitchell and the captain stacked the runs in the end for the Kiwis they did not disappoint.

Mitchell scored a quick fire 48 and the Captain scoring an 53 gave a good platform and it was the smash hitting from Santner who scored 36 and finished the New Zealand Innings for 322 for 7 wickets with the likes of Aryan Dutt, Van Mekeran, and Van der Merwe taking 2 wickets each.

The second innings begins with an early wickets of Vikramjit Singh and Max Odowd with Matt Henry and Mitchell Santner dismissing them, Colin Ackerman was the highest run getter for the Netherlands with him scoring 69 but wickets were crumbling at the other end as Santner and Ravinder taking the wickets regularly with an impressive spin display.

And there was a no ball controversy  as Engelbrecht stepped out for a shot against Ravindra and was stumped but the call was reversed as Latham had carried the ball in front of the stumps.

Santner takes 5 wickets and showed classic spin bowling as the Netherlands batsman crumbled against him and was given the man of the match for his impressive bowling.

A dominant performance with both bat and ball as New Zealand beat Netherland by 99 runs With this win New Zealand go top of the league table of the world cup 2023 with an impressive start of the world cup and the likes of Kane Williamson returning they will be an even formidable side.

Netherland with back to back defeats will look to change their faith in this world cup in the next game.

There will be a double header tomorrow as England face Bangladesh and Srilanka will play against Pakistan tomorrow with both England and Sri Lanka coming to this game with defeats they hope to win this games and start their winning world cup campaign.

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