Zimbabwe has been eliminated from the Men’s T20 World Cup after a five-wicket loss to the Netherlands in Adelaide.
As the Dutch chased down their target of 118 with 12 balls to spare, Max O’Dowd hit a composed 52 from 46 balls.
Earlier, despite Sikandar Raza’s 24-ball 40, Paul van Meekeren took 3-29 to help Zimbabwe be dismissed for 117.
Zimbabwe will need an extraordinary set of results, including a convincing win over India in their final Group 2 game, to advance to the semi-finals. Other games would have to be tied or washed out as well.
The Netherlands, who had already been eliminated, win their first Super 12s stage victory, but it is insufficient to lift them off the bottom of the group.
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