Points : Netherlands 2 , Nepal 0
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The match is scheduled to begin at 2:45 Nepal Standard Time.
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Nepal v Netherlands : Head to Head
Nepal 1 – 1 Netherlands
1. Nepal won by 2 wickets ( ICC World Cricket League Division 2, 2015 )
2. Netherlands won by 7 wickets ( ICC World Cup Qualifier 2014 )
Present Weather Condition :- Partly cloudy with temperatures around early 20’s. Fair to say, it pretty much looks a bowl first condition out here.
Live view of VRA Ground.
Hello and Welcome to the VRA ground in Amstelveen Netherlands for the coverage of Nepal´s WCL game against Netherlands.
Netherlands have won the toss and decided to field first.
Peter Borren, the regular captain, is sidelined from this match due to injury. Peter Seelar is leading the Dutch side in his absence today.
Netherlands Playing XI :- J Myburgh, MJG Rippon, TGJ Gruijters, BN Cooper, +W Barresi, RE van der Merwe, *PM Seelaar, Mudassar Bukhari, T van der Gugten, P van Meekeren, MAA Jamil.
Nepal’s Playing XI :- AK Mandal, G Malla, S Vesawakar, *P Khadka, S Pun, +R Rijal, B Bhandari, S Kami, B Regmi, Karan KC, S Lamichhane.
Shakti Gauchan has been dropped in favour of young leggie Sandeep Lamichane.
Gaynenedra Malla and Anil Mandal are on their way to the middle for the start of Nepal’s Inning.
Gaynendra Malla is taking the strike.
Tim Van der Gugten opening the bowling for Dutch.
First run for Nepal, Malla off the mark with a single through covers.
Bukhari taking the new ball from other end.
2-0 after the end of 1st over.
Anil mandal drives it down the ground for 3 runs
first boundary for Nepal, Malla flicks it over midwicket for a four.
10-0 after the end of 2nd over.
Another boundary and this time Mandal edges towards second slip and it flies down for four runs.
14-0 after the end of 3rd over.
Malla square cuts it for another boundary. score 18-0
Malla drives through cover once again and this time for a couple.
20-0 after the end of 4th over
Mandal flicks towards square leg for 3 runs.
Wicket- Gaynendra Malla is gone.
Malla goes for 12 after inside edging the ball on to the stumps.
Sarad Vesawkar is the new batsman in for Nepal.
At the end of 5th over Nepal 23-1.
At the end of 6th over Nepal 24-1. Mandal flicks down towards square leg for a single
Change in Bowling Ahsan Mallik into the attack.
Maiden over, Nepal 24-1 at the end of 7th over.
Another maiden in a row, Nepal still 24-1 at the end of 8th over.
Mandal flicks it down towards fine leg for 3 runs.
27/1 after the end of 9th over.
2 singles in this over, Nepal 29/1 after 10 overs.
change in bowling Van der Merwe is on.
Chilly weather down here in Amstelveen with lots of wind.250 people around the ground cheering for both teams.
Nepal 31-1 at the end of 11th over
single down the square leg for Mandal.
2 run for veswakar again down the leg side.
Veswakar square drives it for another couple of runs.
Nepal 36-1 at the end of 12 over.
Mandal plays it towards the vacant mid-wicket region and comes back for two.
Anil Mandal is gone for 20 caught and bowled by Van de merwe.
Next In Paras Khadka.
Van Der Merwee picks his 2nd wicket of the over.
Sagar Pun is the new man in at number 5.
Sagar Pun off the mark with streaky outside edge down the third man.
Nepal 41/3 after 14 overs.
Another outside edge down towards the third man for Sagar Pun and picks a single.
Nepal 42/3 at the end of 15 over
Former South African Man Van der Merwee continues from the press box end.
Another maiden and Nepal still 42-3 after 16 over.
Maiden on a row and Nepal and 42-3 after 17.
43-3 at the end of 18th over.
Pun Pushes towards leg side for a single.
Wide down the leg side by van der Merwee and it goes for a boundary.
50 up for Nepal.
At the end of 19th over Nepal 50-3.
Paul van meekeren doing 20th over
two runs from sarad
end of 20 over 54 runs
Nepal 56/3 after 22 over.
Raju Rijal is the new Man in for Nepal. Score 57-4
Raju Rijal off the mark with 3 towards Third Man.
Quick single and Sarad has to dive in to prevent the Run Out.
Binod Bhandari is the new man in for Nepal.
Nepal 64/5 and really struggling to get anything on board.
Nepal 66/5 at the end of 26 over.
Sarad square drive towards the Deep Point for couple of runs.
Nepal 73-5 after 27 overs.
Nepal 74/5 at the end of 28 over.
Sompal kami comes in Next.
Kami off the mark with a single down the leg side.
Nepal 75/6 after 29 overs.
Nepal 76/6 after 30 overs.
Michael Rippon continues.
Sompal glides it towards Long Leg for a couple.
Another couple for kami on the same area.
Nepal 80-6 after 31 over.
Onto the tail now and Crisis Man walks in.
At the end of 32 over Nepal 84/7.
sompal whacks it towards Midwicket for a single.
Baant plays down towards long on for a single.
Nepal 86/7 at the end of 33 over.
Inside edge on to the pads and towards square leg for a single to Basant Regmi.
Michael Rippon to continue and Nepali batsman are struggling with the slow chinaman bowler.
Nepal 88/7 and there is halt on play due to a injury to Dutch player.
Nepal 88/7 and there is halt on play due to a injury to a Dutch Player.
Sompal cuts it above the point for a brilliant Boundary
93/7 after 36 over.
Maiden Over and Nepal still 93/7 after 37 over.
New Man In- Karan KC
Sandeep is caught and bowled and hence the inning comes to end at 94.
Netherlands need 95 runs to win the game.
Dutch Openers are in and Sompal to take the new ball.
end of 1st over Netherlands 2-0.
Stephen Myburgh is caught of the No ball.
Myburgh Nearly caught again at point by Gaynendra.
Short Ball by Sompal and is pulled down towards the midwicket for three run ny Rippon.
Wesly Baressi is in at number 3.
Baressi Pulls Karan for a four.
Another 4 and this time Baressi flicks it over the midwicket fielder.
Netherlands 22/1 after 4 overs.
Baressi Pulls Sompal this time for 2 more runs.
Myburgh drives sompal in-front of the wicket for three runs.
Good fielding at the deep midwicket region prevents a boundary. 3 More runs.
Another couple towards point and Dutch Batsman are milking Sompal quite comfortably.
Netherlands 33/1 after 5 over.
Bowling Change and Basant is brought in by Paras,
Netherlands 41/1 after 7 over.
Paras to bowl now.
Myburgh cuts and ball fly’s over the point for a boundary.
50/1 after 8 over.
Baressi slams another one towards midwicket boundary for four runs.
Another boundary towards the same area, Baressi is taking on Basant.
End of over 9 and Netherlands are 59/1.
And its lunch break, Netherlands are cruising here at 65/1 after 10 over.
We are back on and Basant is restarting.
Baressi Plays Regmi over the mid on fielder and picks couple.
end of over 11 and Netherlands are 69/1.
Young Leggie on to the attack now.
70/1 after 12 over.
Ben Cooper The new batsman in.
72/2 after 13 over.
sandeep concedes 4 from the over and score is 76/2
wide down the leg side Rijal misses and it goes to the Boundary.
end of the 15 over and Netherlands are 84/4
11 more needed for Netherlands and Sagar Pun into the attack.
And sagar picks wicket on the first ball and Ben cooper is caught by Bhandari at point.
End of 16 over and Dutch are 8 runs away from the victory.
Sandeep Is brought from another end and has a huge appeal turned down.
Driven through the cover for a boundary Netherlands are edging closer.
swept towards the square leg for a boundary and Netherlands has won this by 7 wickets.
Not a day to remember for Nepal, Hopefully we will see an improved performance on Monday.
Match Over: Netherlands win By 7 Wickets.