The Netherlands cricket team have qualified for the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 from Group A of the first round. Netherlands has become the second team after Sri Lanka to do so. After reaching the Super 12, the team celebrated in a unique way.
The video of their celebration is becoming quite viral on social media. VRA Cricket has shared a video of the Netherlands team from its Twitter account. In that video, the team can be seen celebrating in the dressing room. In the video, the players of the team are seen jumping and dancing in joy.
During this, he is seen celebrating while blowing drinks. Sharing the video, VRA Cricket wrote, “Celebration by the Dutch cricket team, having just qualified for the follow-up by the narrow defeat of Namibia by UAE. Yet another nail biting experience.”
Celebration by the Dutch cricket team, having just qualified for the follow-up by the narrow defeat of Namibia by UAE. Yet another nail biting experience. #ICCT20WC2022 #ICCT20WC @T20Worldcup #Australia #CricketNL @KNCBcricket pic.twitter.com/pVNjMVYgUG— VRA Cricket Amsterdam (@VRA_Cricket_AMS) October 20, 2022
Let us tell you, in the match against Sri Lanka today, the Netherlands had to face defeat by 16 runs. The win for the Lankan Lions meant they officially first and the other remaining one in the group whose decision rested on the Namibia and UAE match.
Had Namibia won this match, it would have qualified for the Super 12. But the UAE team managed beat Namibia in a close match in this match and the Netherlands qualified for the Super 12.
In the match between Sri Lanka and Netherlands, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 162 runs for the loss of six wickets. Chasing the target, Netherlands opener Max O’Dowd batted brilliantly and scored 71 runs but he did not get support at the other end and the Netherlands team could only manage 146 runs in 20 overs for the loss of nine wickets. At the same time, UAE also defeated Namibia by 7 runs in a close match.