England still can qualify for ICC champions trophy 2025 , stokes scored a hundred.

England won their 8th match of this world cup by defeating Netherlands by 160 runs . England still can qualify for ICC champions trophy 2025. Engaland now stand at 7th position in the points table which makes them eligible for ICC champions trophy 2025 . Ben stokes scored a hundred which helped his team to win the match.

England still can qualify for ICC champions trophy 2025 , stokes scored a hundred.
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England delivered an outstanding bowling performance against the Netherlands, clinching an impressive 160-run victory in Pune. Ben Stokes’ remarkable century earlier in the match set the stage for the win, as the Dutch faltered in their pursuit of the daunting 340-run target. Chris Woakes and David Willey’s superb bowling during the initial overs effectively sealed the fate of the match. Despite some resistance from Wesley Barresi, Scott Edwards, and Teja Nidanamuru, the Dutch were unable to recover from the early setbacks. Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali then hastened the end with their bowling prowess. With this victory, England’s qualification for the ICC Champions Trophy 2025 looks promising.

Netherlands Struggle Under Lights Against England’s Formidable Bowling

Facing the new ball under the lights proved to be a challenging task for the Dutch, who found themselves struggling against the relentless bowling of Chris Woakes and David Willey. The early dismissals of Max O’Dowd and Colin Ackermann set the tone for a slow start, with the first Powerplay producing only 23 runs. Although Wesley Barresi and Roelof van der Merwe attempted to stabilize the innings with a 55-run partnership, the slow scoring rate ultimately diminished the Dutch side’s chances of mounting a successful chase.

Dutch Resistance Falters Under Mounting Pressure

As the pressure intensified, the Dutch batting lineup succumbed to the mounting challenge, with Bas de Leede’s poor form further adding to their woes. The partnership between Scott Edwards and Teja Nidanamuru briefly provided hope, but the increasing run rate eventually led to their downfall. The exceptional spin bowling of both of english spinners Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali makes the rest of the Netherlands batting order collapsed.

stokes scored a hundred

Despite a strong batting performance by Stokes, England initially faced difficulties, finding themselves at 192/6 after a solid start provided by Dawid Malan . Joe Root and Jos Buttler’s struggles continued, while Moeen Ali’s early dismissal added to the team’s woes. Stokes and Chris Woakes’ crucial 129-run partnership salvaged the innings, with Stokes leading the charge with an aggressive approach in the later stages of the match. Woakes also contributed significantly, and the late onslaught helped England reach a formidable total, setting the stage for their dominant bowling display.

Death Bowling Woes Contribute to Dutch Defeat

The Dutch bowlers struggled to contain England’s late onslaught, conceding a significant 124 runs in the last 60 balls. This mounting total made the Dutch chase an insurmountable challenge, leading to their eventual defeat.

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