Coming into Super 10 stage after a devastating batting show against Ireland, Netherlands fell apart as they recorded the lowest total in T20 Internationals.

After been put into bat Netherland started to crumble the records with poor batting. They were down to 1/3 with last match hero Myburgh going for duck in first over and followed by Swart and Barresi in next over. Netherland equalled the 2nd lowest score on losing 3rd wicket. Borren too fell for duck as they were reduced to 9/4. Highest partnership of their innings was between Copper brothers who put on 16 for 5th wicket before the inning’s second highest scored Ben Cooper was run-out for 8. Tom Copper scored 16, double than his brother the top scorer of the innings and left the team at 33 with 6 down. Later Mendis and Malinga finished the innings picking up last 4 wickets in span of 7 balls. Netherlands were bowled out for 39 the least score in T20Is and 2nd least in T20 format after Tripura’s 30 against Jharkhand.  Their innings also included 4 duck outs and Extras were the 3rd highest of the Copper brother with 6 runs.

They final score of their batting order was looked like a phone number like this:

0  0  1  16  0  8  4  1  3  0  0  6(Extras)

Including this total three among the top 10 lowest scores have been recorded in this 2014 ICC World Twenty20. And also from the third least total all the scores were recorded from 67 continuous upto 74 the 10th least total.

 

Lowest Team Totals in T20 Internationals:

Score

Team

Opposition

Ground

Date

39

Netherlands

Sri Lanka

Chittagong

24 March 2014

56

Kenya

Afghanistan

Sharjah

30 September 2013

67

Kenya

Ireland

Belfast

4 August 2008

68

Ireland

West Indies

Providence

30 April 2010

69

Hong Kong

Nepal

Chittagong

16 March 2014

70

Bermuda

Canada

Belfast

5 August 2008

71

Kenya

Ireland

Dubai (DSC)

14 March 2012

72

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

Dhaka

16 March 2014

73

Kenya

New Zealand

Durban

12 September 2007

74

Pakistan

Australia

Dubai (DSC)

10 September 2012