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T20 World Cup: Netherlands edge UAE by 3 wickets in a low-scoring thriller | Cricket Information


GEELONG (Australia): Bowlers led by Bas de Leede helped the Netherlands edge out the United Arab Emirates by three wickets in a tense low-scoring match of the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday.
Skipper Scott Edwards stood unbeaten on 16 because the Netherlands chased down their goal of 112 with one ball to spare within the second match of the day in Geelong.
UAE tempo spearhead Junaid Siddique returned figures of 3-24 and put the opposition in bother with two wickets within the 14th over however Edwards held his nerve to get his staff off to a win in spherical one.
De Leede, an all-rounder who’s a tempo bowler, led the cost along with his three wickets to maintain down the UAE to 111-8.
Electing to bat, the UAE batsmen survived the disciplined Dutch assault albeit scoring slowly as they reached 85-2 in 15 overs with Muhammad Waseem making 41 earlier than falling to tempo spearhead Fred Klaassen.
The wicket triggered a collapse as de Leede struck thrice within the nineteenth over because the UAE slipped from 91-2 and managed simply 26 runs within the ultimate 5 overs.
In reply, Vikramjit Singh bought out for 10 however Max O’Dowd hit 23 off 18 balls to get the staff off to a fast begin.
Junaid bowled O’Dowd within the sixth over and the Netherlands all of the sudden misplaced wickets in a heap to lose management of their modest chase.
Junaid struck twice within the house of three balls together with Tom Cooper (8) and Roelof van der Merwe (0) and practically had a 3rd when skipper Chundangapoyil Rizwan dropped a catch at cowl.
The spill proved expensive as Edwards and Tim Pringle placed on 27 runs and sneaked residence within the ultimate over.



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