London. Jos Buttler and Jason Roy once again batted aggressively. On the basis of his game, England achieved the target of 245 runs in just 30.1 overs. That is, there was still about 20 overs left to play. Butler remained unbeaten on 86 and Roy 101. Both also made an unbeaten century partnership. Playing first in the match, Netherlands scored 244 runs. 3 batsmen including captain Scott Edwards had scored half-centuries. Fast bowler David Willey took the maximum 4 wickets. In this way, England made a clean sweep of 3-0 in the 3-match series.
England started chasing the target very fast. Jason Roy and Phil Salt added 85 runs for the first wicket in 9.4 overs. Salt missed the innings of more than 50 runs in the third consecutive ODI. After this, David Malan got out for zero. But after this, Jess Butler and Roy made an unbeaten 163-run partnership in 20.1 overs to ensure the victory of the team. There were still 119 balls left to play.
Butler won by six
In the first ODI of the series, England batted first and made the biggest score in history. Then the team had scored 498 runs. Butler, Salt and David Malan scored centuries in that match. In the last two matches, the English team got a chance to bat later. In the third ODI, Butler got the victory by hitting a six. He remained unbeaten on 86 off 64 balls. Hit 7 fours and 5 sixes. At the same time, Jason Roy scored the 10th century of his ODI career. He did not get out after scoring 101 runs off 86 balls. Hit 15 fours. He also received the Player of the Match award.
Earlier, English captain Eoin Morgan was not playing this match due to injury. Butler won the toss and decided to bowl. For the Netherlands, Max Dodd scored 50, Bass Leide 56 and captain Scott Edwards scored 64 runs. At one time the team’s score was 215 runs for 4 wickets. But the entire team was reduced to 244 runs in 49.2 overs. Jos Buttler, who scored 248 runs in the series, was adjudged the Player of the Series. He scored runs in 2 innings at a strike rate of 185 and was not even dismissed. During this he hit 14 fours and 19 sixes.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 22, 2022, 21:03 IST