Jos Buttler scored 248 points in the ODI series against the Netherlands.©Twitter
After winning the three-game ODI series against the Netherlands, England skipper Jos Buttler expressed his excitement at having great depth in his squad. An unbeaten ton from Jason Roy and an unbeaten 86-carry run by Buttler helped England pursue the target of 245 runs in just 30.1 overs and a loss of just two wickets at the VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen. With the victory, England shut out the three-game ODI series with a 3-0 lead. “We played very well. Brilliant with the ball, good hitting as well. There’s a lot of cricket to come which is very exciting, we have great depth in this team, very excited,” Buttler said in a presentation. post-match. .
“Great start for Payne, Brydon Carse looks exciting and Salt was also impressive. Thanks Barmy Army for traveling to Amsterdam,” he added.
Chasing 245, England got off to a great start by spraying 81 runs from just 9 overs, with Roy and Philip Salt playing superb shots. It was in the 10th, when Logan van Meekeren sent the latter back to the dugout after scoring 49 points. It was followed by the dismissal of Dawid Malan in the same case.
Facing two straight knockouts, England brought Jos Buttler into the crease and with Roy the batter mocked the Dutch bowling formation.
Roy smashed 101* runs from 86 balls while Buttler scored 86* from 64 balls to pursue the huge target of 245 runs from just 30.1 overs and claimed victory by 8 wickets and also won the ODI series of three games.
Earlier, Scott Edwards, Bas de Leede and Max O’Dowd scored their respective half-centuries and helped the Netherlands reach 244 in the opening innings. For England, David Willey scalped four wickets while Brydon Carse took 2 wickets.
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