Jason Roy, England’s opening batter said that victory over Netherlands in three-match OCI series was a great benchmark’ but that his team should be prepared to face India in the forthcoming Test match.
England reached 245 runs with an unbeaten ton from Jason Roy and an unbeaten knock by Buttler of 86 runs. This was at the VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen. It took only 30.1 overs and a loss of two wickets. England led the three-match series in ODIs with a win of this magnitude.
For the fifth and last Test, England will face off against India. This Test was originally postponed in the past due to COVID-19, 2021.
“Very pleased to end off on an high, send off all the travelling fans well. We take pride in playing well. The bowlers have been amazing. Jason Roy, a post-match presenter, said that it was a great benchmark. However, there are big tests ahead of us in the summer.”
“Every new player looked as if they’d played 50 games. They seemed to have enjoyed the atmosphere. The future is bright. He said that the Netherlands is a great country to visit, and that we should make it a habit.
England, which was chasing 245, made a fantastic start. They scored 81 runs within 9 overs. Roy Salt and Philip Salt played great knocks. Logan van Meekeren sent the former back into the dugout with 49 runs scored in the 10th. In the same over, Dawid Malan was dismissed.
England was facing two consecutive blows. Jos Buttler and Roy were brought to the crease by England. They made a mockery the Netherlands’ bowling lineup.
Roy smashed 101* runs in 86 balls while Buttler scored 86* off 64 balls to chase down the huge-looking target of 245 runs in a mere 30.1 overs and claimed victory by 8 wickets and also clinched the three-match ODI series.
Earlier, Scott Edwards and Bas de Leede scored their respective half-centuries. This helped Netherlands score 244 in the opening innings. David Willey, England’s captain, took four wickets and Brydon Carrse three.