In a rain-affected clash, England cruised to a six-wicket victory chasing down the target successfully against the Netherlands in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series. Openers Jason Roy and Phil Salt took Dutch bowlers to the cleaners, forming a dominating opening stand of 139 runs to take the game away from the hosts.

Salt continued his good form from the first game, scoring 77 off 54 balls with the help of nine boundaries. Similarly, Roy also shined with the bat, hitting 73 from 60 deliveries, including 13 fours and a six.

After the departure of Roy, England lost three quick wickets in the form of Salt, captain Eoin Morgan and all-rounder Liam Livingstone, but Dawid Malan (36 no) and Moeen Ali (42 no) kept things under control and took England over the finish line in the 37th over.

Earlier, the Netherlands posted 235/7 in their allotted 41 overs (Match was reduced to 41 overs per side due to wet outfield). Captain Scott Edwards led from the front, smashing a brilliant 78 off 73 balls, including 4 fours and 3 sixes, before an unfortunate run-out cut short his stay in the middle. For the visitors, David Willey (2/46) and Adil Rashid (2/50) picked up two wickets each.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

A dominant victory 🦁

🇳🇱 #NEDvENG 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 19, 2022

England take an unassailable 2-0 lead with a comfortable win over Netherlands in the second ODI.#NEDvENG | 📝 Scorecard:

— ICC (@ICC) June 19, 2022


NED 235/7 (41 overs)
ENG 239/4 (36.1 overs)

England won by 6 wickets and lead the @Sportsbuzzcom ODI series 2-0#NEDvENG

— Cricket🏏Netherlands (@KNCBcricket) June 19, 2022

Full house as current world champion England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 plays against The Netherlands 🇳🇱 for ICC Cricket World Cup Super League 🏆 at @VRA_Cricket_AMS with @timdewit, @JoannaRoperFCDO and @NBCCnluk members. #thesummerofcricket🏏

— Lyne Biewinga 🇳🇱🇬🇧 (@LyneBiewinga) June 19, 2022

Time for Eoin Morgan to call it quits and give Buttler the white ball captaincy surely.

— Alex O’Boyle (@bigalob) June 19, 2022

Yes! Comfortable win for England v The Netherlands with 29 balls to spare. #odi #cricket

— Michael Stephen Day (@integraps) June 19, 2022

Phil Salt is some player 76 0ff 50 #NEDvsENG

— IAIN (@inb63) June 19, 2022

Been really impressed with Scott Edwards in this series. Batted with application in a losing cause Friday and now showing the full range of his skills with a well compiled innings today. Leading from the front #NEDvsENG

— Harrison Burridge (@hburridge2) June 19, 2022

Eoin Morgan registers his 2nd consecutive duck against Netherlands.

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 19, 2022

Fair play to the Dutch for making a game of it #NEDvsENG

— Oliver Pearman (@opearman) June 19, 2022

Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon that @englandcricket @TheBarmyArmy @KNCBcricket 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏏

— Lee Hinton (@LeeAHinton95) June 19, 2022

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