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1st ODI Of 3-Match Series: Pakistan Beat Netherlands By 16 Runs, Take 1-0 Lead

Pakistan beat Netherlands by 16 runs in the first one day international in Rotterdam to take 1-0 lead in three match series.

Earlier, Pakistan Captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bat first.

Batting first Pakistan scored 314 runs for the loss of six wickets in allotted 50 overs.

Fakhar Zaman remained top scorer with 109 runs knock. Babar azam added 74 runs.

Shadab Khan made unbeaten 48 while debutant Agha Salman scored 27 not out.

Khushdil Shah added 21 runs.

For Netherlands, Bas De Leede and Logan Van Beek took two wickets each.

In reply chasing 315, Netherlands scored 298 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.

Scott Edwards remained top scorer with unbeaten 71 runs while Vikramjit Singh and tom cooper made 65, 65 runs.

For Pakistan, debutant Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf took three wickets each.