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Cricket World cup records: Netherlands vs South Africa cricket team

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  • Netherlands cricket team and South African cricket team have played two matches against each other in world cups. Both of the matches have been won by South Africa by big margins.
  • In all two matches, South Africa scored more than 300 runs which shows South Africa’s dominance over Netherlands in ODIs.
  • In 1996 Cricket World Cup, South African batsman Andrew Hudson scored 161 while in 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup Jacques Kallis scored 128 not out against Netherlands.
  • Netherlands is considered a very weak team but still they have managed to play matches against South Africa without being bowled out.
  • In 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, former South African all rounder Shaun Pollock took 1 wicket for 4 runs in 6 overs with 3 maidens.
  • Netherlands have a weak bowling attack against South Africa as they have managed to get only 6 wickets in two matches.
  • South Africa scored 328 and 353 in 1996 and 2007 cricket world cup respectively.
  • Netherlands have till now played in 1996, 2003 and 2007 world cup. South African did not played any match against the Dutch team in 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • Although with the presence of great players like Ryan Netherlands has great chances of playing some good cricket, South African Cricket team is a far more seasoned Cricket team to beat. South African cricket team is one of the strongest teams in the world of Cricket today.  

An interesting fact about Netherlands Cricket team is that though this team has never won a major match against any test playing nation, the batsman with highest scoring average in ODI cricket in the world belongs to this team. Ryan ten Dochate has played some formidable batting innings over the years. Despite the fact that his team rarely wins, he is considered as a great batsman who can challenge any bowling squad in the world and out perform them. So far, South African cricket team has never let Netherlands cricket team win in any contest.

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