The Netherlands Men’s Cricket Team on Thursday defeated Scotland to book their tickets in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, scheduled to be held in India this year. The Dutch side won their CWC qualifier against the Scottish team by 4 wickets with 43 balls remaining to qualify for their first ODI World Cup in 12 years. Interestingly, the last time the Netherlands team played in a Cricket World Cup was also hosted in India back in 2011.

The Netherlands Cricket took to its official Twitter handle to express the team’s excitement about the chance to play in India. “We can’t wait to be the guests of a country that says ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’,” they wrote on the micro-blogging platform. The last portion of the tweet was in the Hindi language.

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