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Netherlands register lowest ever team total in T20Is against Sri Lanka

Tom Cooper was the only batsman to score more than 10 runs for Netherlands © Getty Images
Tom Cooper was the only batsman to score more than 10 runs for Netherlands © Getty Images (File Photo)

Mar 24, 2014

Sri Lankan bowlers led by Lasith Malinga and the spinner Ajantha Mendis helped Sri Lanka to bowl out Netherlands for the lowest ever total in the annals of Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) in ICC World T20 2014. The previous lowest total was by Kenya when they amassed only 56 runs against Afghanistan in 2013. Netherlands played just 10.3 overs and were bowled out for 39.

The Australian born Tom Cooper was the only batsman to cross double figures for Netherlands as he made 16 during his innings. Rest of the batsmen showed no resistance whatsoever.

Here is a table that shows the lowest scores made in T20Is.

Team Score Opposition
Netherlands 39 Sri Lanka
Kenya 56 Afghanistan
Kenya 67 Ireland
Ireland 68 West Indies
Hong Kong 69 Nepal
Bermuda 70 Canada
Kenya 71 Ireland

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