and Shamarh Brooks each scored maiden one-day worldwide centuries as West Indies accomplished a 3-0 sweep of their sequence towards the Netherlands on Saturday, profitable the ultimate match in Amstelveen by 20 runs. Mayers (120) and Brooks (101 not out) added 184 for the second wicket as West Indies reached 308 for 5 of their 50 overs. The Dutch batsmen battled onerous with half-centuries for openers (54) however couldn’t preserve the chase, falling 20 runs quick.
The sequence fashioned a part of the World Cup Tremendous League from which the highest eight will qualify mechanically for the following World Cup.
West Indies lie fourth behind Bangladesh, England and Afghanistan whereas the Netherlands stay down in thirteenth.
The West Indies openers made certain to money in after profitable the toss and selecting to bat first.
, who hit a century to information the West Indies to victory in Tuesday’s opener, performed watchfully for his 24 off 43 balls which solely ended when he mistimed a slog off and spooned a catch to at mid-off.
Mayers, although, was going nicely on the different finish and when Brooks joined him, the pair made hay, including 184 for the second wicket in 29 overs.
Mayers was in notably harmful type, hammering seven sixes and eight fours on his option to 120 from 106 balls.
When he picked out de Leede on the midwicket boundary within the forty first over, the innings modified down a few gears.
Brooks, who had been transferring alongside easily, might add simply one other 18 runs from the 19 additional balls he confronted.
On the different finish, Brandon King and all fell cheaply because the Dutch bowlers caught to their weapons.
Brooks, nevertheless, steered West Indies previous the 300 mark and the 33-year-old from Barbados reached his first ODI century within the last over of the innings.
The Dutch responded nicely with one other good begin from their openers Singh and O’Dowd who added 98 for the primary wicket.
Singh’s 54 got here from 55 balls and he was changed by a busy Musa Ahmed who crafted a run-a-ball 42. O’Dowd, nevertheless, struggled to get the ball away, his 89 taking 121 balls.
That left an excessive amount of for the decrease order to do within the closing overs.
The West Indies journey from Amsterdam to Pakistan for an additional three-match ODI sequence in Multan.
The Dutch face additional Tremendous League video games towards England and Pakistan, at dwelling, in June and August respectively.
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