World Cup 2023, AUS vs NED: Warner, Maxwell Score Tons as Australia Crush Netherlands By 309 Runs In Biggest-Ever WC Win
New Delhi: Australia continued their dominant performance in the 2023 World Cup, securing their third consecutive victory with a convincing 309-run win over the Netherlands in the 24th match of the tournament at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Notably, this triumph marked the highest-ever win by runs in CWC history.
Having won the toss and elected to bat first, Australia posted a mammoth 399 for the loss of 8 wickets, with David Warner (104 off 93 balls) and Glenn Maxwell (106 off 44 balls) scoring scintillating centuries. Steve Smith (71 runs) and Marnus Labuschagne (62 runs) also chipped in with valuable contributions.
In reply, the Netherlands were bundled out for just 90 runs, with Adam Zampa of Australia picking up four wickets. Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins also picked up two wickets each. Logan van Beek was the lone bright spark for the Dutch, claiming four wickets in his 10 overs.
Australia’s batting prowess was on full display in this match, with their top four batsmen all scoring half-centuries. Warner and Maxwell’s centuries were particularly impressive, with both batsmen playing with great aggression and intent.
The Netherlands’ batting, on the other hand, collapsed in spectacular fashion. They lost wickets at regular intervals, and none of their batsmen were able to offer any meaningful resistance.
Brief Scores: Australia: 399 for 8 in 50 overs (Glenn Maxwell 106, David Warner 104; Logan van Beek 4/74) beat Netherlands: 90 all out in 21 overs (Vikranjit Singh 25; Adam Zampa 4/8) by 309 runs.