England took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series as they beat Netherlands by 6 wickets.© Twitter
England beat off a plucky attack by the Netherlands on Sunday to defeat the hosts by six wickets in a shortened 2nd one-day international at VRA cricket ground outside Amsterdam. The Netherlands won the toss and opted to bat, setting Eoin Morgan‘s men a target of 236-7 in 41 overs. Heavy rain overnight delayed the start of the match with officials waiting for wet patches to dry next to the bat-friendly pitch and on the outfield.
Roy, who scored a single run in England’s record total of 498 on Friday, redeemed himself by hitting 73 off 60 balls.
For the Dutch, newly-minted captain Scott Edwards tallied an admirable 78 before being run out.
The win by the world champions give them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, with the final match to be played at the same venue on Wednesday.
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