The first match of the three-match ODI series between England and the Netherlands was played at the VRA Cricket Stadium in the Netherlands. Having lost the toss, England batted first in this match. The England team had set a huge target of 499 runs in front of the Netherlands.
After 266 runs, the Netherlands team was bundled out. Therefore, the first match of this series was won by England by 232 runs. At the same time, the first match played between Netherlands and England has been recorded in the pages of history.
England team created history in ODI cricket
Actually, the England cricket team has made the highest score in ODI in the first match against the Netherlands. During this, three England batsmen scored a century.
This century innings contributed to an English score of 498 runs for the loss of four wickets in 50 overs. Prior to this, only England recorded the biggest ODI score. Four years ago, England lost six wickets in an innings against Australia after scoring 481 runs.
Highest Score In ODI: 3 Batsmen Score Centuries
England’s three batsmen scored a century against the Netherlands. In this, Phil Salt of the English team scored 122 runs off 93 balls while David Malan scored 125 runs off 109 balls.
Jos Buttler scored 162 runs in 70 balls during the team’s opening inning. Liam Livingstone, who has proved his batting in IPL 2022, also scored 66 runs in 22 balls while batting explosively.
At the same time, along with making the highest score in ODI cricket, the English team also registered another special record in its name. Actually, this was the third time when three batsmen scored centuries in an innings of ODI cricket.