Santner, Mitchell Score Unbeaten Half-centuries As New Zealand Thrash Netherlands

Santner, Mitchell score unbeaten half-centuries during New Zealand thrash Netherlands

The Hague, Aug 6 : In a match that was dominated by two half-centuries that were Unbeaten from Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell, New Zealand made a complete sweep of the two-match T20I series against the Netherlands at Sportpark Westvliet, defeating the hosts by eight wickets in the second game here.
With this huge victory that the Black Caps wrapped up their Europe tour with 11 consecutive wins.

 Santner, Mitchell Score Unbeaten Half-centuries As New Zealand Thrash

They beat Ireland with a 6-0 win in the white ball series and then a 3-0 win over Scotland in ODIs.Now, they have the 2-0 win over the Dutch.

Netherlands’ Bas de Leede was once more rewarded with a superb half-century that was Unbeaten in the hope that the Dutch might give themselves a chance having won the toss, and then choosing to bat first.Due to the Unbeaten de Leede’s Tom Cooper’s 26 off 17 , and Scott Edwards’ Unbeaten 26 off 20 balls, the Dutch scored a spirited 1474/4 in the 20 overs they played.

The hosts offered themselves a chance by taking two quick wickets –Finn Allen (13), and Martin Guptill (22).Martin Guptill (2) and Finn Allen (13) -after which substitute captain Mitchell Santner (77 not out) and Daryl Mitchell (51 not out) won the match.

Brief score: Netherlands 147/4 (Bas de Leede 53; Bracewell 2/20) lost to New Zealand 149/2 (Mitchell Santner 77 not out, Daryl Mitchell 51 not out) by eight wickets.


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