The semi-finals were already confirmed. The last match of regulation was the match against Netherlands. Chasing the huge target of 411 runs given by India, the Dutch innings stopped at 250 runs. India concluded the league stage with a big win of 160 runs. In this, Rohit-Kohli remained unbeaten in the league phase with nine wins in 9 matches.
Bangladesh got good news from the World Cup after India’s victory. Bangladesh secured a place in the 2025 Champions Trophy after beating Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. Bangladesh’s ticket to the Champions Trophy is confirmed by the loss of the Dutch to Kohli.
Shreyas Iyer-Lokesh Rahul centuries piled up a mountain of runs in front of the Dutch. They stumbled in the beginning while chasing that run. No one could play according to the run rate. When Nidamanuru got out for 54 runs off 39 balls with 6 sixes and 1 four, the innings of the Dutch ended. 45 runs from 80 balls came from Engelbrecht’s bat. Besides, Colin Ackerman scored 35 off 32 balls and Max O’Dowd scored 30 off 42 balls. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma also got one wicket each in this match. Siraj, Bumrah, Kuldeep and Jadeja took two wickets each.
Earlier, Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat. The two openers Rohit and Shubman Gill attacked the Dutch bowlers from the start. The two made a pair of centuries. Shubman Gill scored 51 runs in 32 balls for the team’s 100 runs.
However, Rohit continued to attack. However, this Indian opener has completed the 54th fifty of his career. He scored 61 runs off 54 balls. Then Virat Kohli made a pair of 71 runs with Shreyas Iyer who came to the crease. He was out for 51 runs in 56 balls for the team’s 200 runs.
Then Shreyas Iyer and Lokesh Rahul’s rampage started. They took India past four hundred with a huge partnership of 208 runs off 128 balls for the fourth wicket. Iyer touched the century in 84 balls, it took only 62 balls for Rahul to reach the century. Rahul got out with one ball left of the innings. Rahul hit 11 fours and 4 sixes in an innings of 102 runs off 64 balls.
In the end India collected 410 runs after losing 4 wickets after 50 overs. Iyer remained unbeaten on 128 runs off 94 balls. He hit 10 fours and 5 sixes in the Markut innings. Suryakumar Yadav remained unbeaten on 2 runs. Bas de Lead took 2 wickets for the Netherlands.