Image Source : GETTY Ottneil Baartman and Sybrand Engelbrecht during the SA vs NED T20 World Cup match in New York on June 8, 2024

South Africa avoided their recent hoodoo against the Netherlands to register a thrilling three-wicket win in the 17th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 on Saturday, June 8. Ottneil Baartman delivered a sensational spell to restrict the Dutch side to 103 and then David Miller played a match-winning knock to help the Proteas register their second win of this tournament in New York. 

In another low-score affair at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, bowlers from both teams shone with impressive spells but David Miller stood strong by smashing 59* off 51 balls to lead South Africa to a hard-fought win with seven balls remaining.

Netherlands Playing XI: Michael Levitt, Max ODowd, Vikramjit Singh, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Logan van Beek, Tim Pringle, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma.

South Africa Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman.

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