Netherlands vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I 2019 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Netherlands vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I 2019 - Zimbabwe tour of Netherlands 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Zimbabwe and Netherlands at Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam in 23rd June 2019.

Netherlands vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I 2019 Highlights
Roelof van der Merwe slashes one over backward point © Peter Della Penna

Roelof van der Merwe and Ben Cooper's rapid half-centuries before Three-wicket hauls from debutant Brandon Glover, Pieter Seelaar and Fred Klaassen guided Netherlands thumping 49-run victory over Zimbabwe and take a 1-0 lead in the first T20I.

* Ben Cooper equalled a 24-ball second fastest fifty for Netherlands in T20 internationals.

* Netherlands 199 was their highest score in T20 internationals.

Netherlands scored 199-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Roelof van der Merwe blasted a unbeaten 75 off 39-balls including 8-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 192.30.

Ben Cooper hammered a 54 off 28-balls including 5-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 192.85 and Max O'Dowd struck 30 off 20-balls including 3-fours & a six with strike-rate of 150.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Chris Mpofu takes 2-wickets, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl and Kyle Jarvis each took one-wickets.

Zimbabwe scored 150 for all-out in 19.5 overs with top scorer by Craig Ervine blasted a 59 off 37-balls including 6-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 159.45 and Chris Mpofu 17 not out.

Netherlands best bowler by debutant Brandon Glover - who took 3-wickets on his debut T20I match, Pieter Seelaar, Fred Klaassen both picked up 3-wickets and one for Roelof van der Merwe.