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Sri Lanka vs Netherlands 9th Match T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Netherlands 9th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2022 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament first Round of the 9th T20I match played between Netherlands and Sri Lanka at GMHBA Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria, Geelong in 20th October 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands 9th Match T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights
Kusal Mendis has his eyes on the ball © ICC via Getty Images

Kusal Mendis' joint career-best 79 before Wanindu Hasaranga and Maheesh Theekshana's combined 5-wickets helped to Sri Lanka hard-fought 16-run victory over Netherlands, despite a fighting knock from opener Max O'Dowd's unbeaten 71 and Sri Lanka secured a Super 12s spot in the ninth match of a T20 World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka's 16-run win was their joint seventh smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their joint fifth narrowest win in a T20 World Cup.
  • Sri Lanka's 162 was their highest score against Netherlands in T20 international, previously they chased 45 at Sharjah in the last year T20 World Cup.
  • Kusal Mendis' 79 was his joint highest score for Sri Lanka in T20 international, It is the highest-score by an Sri Lankan batsman against Netherlands in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of unbeaten 33 held by Kusal Perera at Sharjah in the last year and the tenth highest score by an Sri Lankan batsman in a T20 World Cup.
  • Netherlands' 146 was their highest score against Sri Lanka in T20 international and It is their sixth highest total in a T20 World Cup.

Sri Lanka scored 160-2 in 20 overs with top scorer by Kusal Mendis hammered a 79 off 44-balls.

Charith Asalanka cracked a 31 off 30-balls including 3-fours and Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit 19 off 12-balls included 3-fours.

Netherlands best bowler by Paul van Meekeren, Bas de Leede both took 2-wickets and one for Timm van der Gugten - Fred Klaassen.

Netherlands scored 146-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Max O'Dowd cracked a unbeaten 71 off 53-balls including 6-fours & 3-sixes.

Scott Edwards scored 21 off 15-balls including 3-fours and Tom Cooper hit 16 off 19-balls included 2-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga picked up 3-wickets for 28-runs in 4-overs, Maheesh Theekshana took 2-wickets and one for Lahiru Kumara - Binura Fernando.

Kusal Mendis named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a career-best his joint 79-runs knocked off facing 44-balls including 5-sixes and 5-fours with strike rate of 179.54.

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