‘It’s a great benchmark’: Jason Roy on England’s ODI series sweep against the Netherlands | Cricket News


England opener Jason Roy said victory over the Netherlands in the three-game ODI series was a “great benchmark”, but his side should be prepared for the next test match against England. India. An unbeaten ton from Jason Roy and an unbeaten 86-run from Buttler helped England chase the 245-run target from just 30.1 overs and with a loss of just two wickets, at the VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen. With the win, England shut out the ODI three-game series with a 3-0 lead.

England will face India for the fifth and final Test on July 1. This test was postponed earlier due to COVID-19 in 2021.

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“Very pleased to finish on a high, send well traveling fans. We’re proud to have played well, the bowlers were brilliant. It’s a great benchmark, but we have some big testing coming up this summer,” Jason said. Roy in a post-game presentation.

“Each new player looked like they played 50 games, they enjoyed the atmosphere. The future is bright. The Netherlands is a great place to travel to, we should make it a habit,” he said. -he adds.

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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.

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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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