Sylhet, Mar 21: In a sensational display of batting, Netherlands stunned Ireland by 5 wickets to qualify for Super 10 of ICC World Twenty20 here Friday. On way to that victory, the Dutch batsmen set few records.
Faced with an uphill task of chasing 190 in 14.2 overs to make the Super 10 stage, Netherlands produced one of the greatest run chases in Twenty20 Internationals to win in 13.5 overs with 6 wickets remaining.
Netherlands have joined Sri Lanka, South Africa, New Zealand and England in Group 1 of Super 10.
Here are the records set by Netherlands today at the Sylhet Stadium
19 sixes - Most number of sixes by a team in a Twenty20 International
13.95 - Run-rate of Netherlands is the highest in a team score of 100 plus in T20Is
30 sixes in the match - Most in a T20I game
100 in 6.6 overs for Netherlands - Fastest by a team in T20Is
91/1 in 6 overs of powerplay by Netherlands - Highest by a team
50 off 17 for Stephan Myburgh of Netherlands - Joint second fastest half century in T20Is (fastest - Yuvraj Singh in 12 balls)
300 strike rate for Tom Cooper (45 off 15) of Netherlands - second highest after Yuvraj (362.50 in 2007)
Five batsmen with a strike rate of 180 plus
Third fastest team 50 by Netherlands (3.1 overs)