Tuesday, 12 November 2013 - 15:36
Netherlands Lost Twenty20 Match
The Netherlands lost a Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier warm-up match against Ireland. The match was played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ireland defeated the Netherlands by six wickets with two balls, RTÉ reports. Netherlands Cricket Team / Wikipedia “With seven needed from the final over, Porterfield struck Ahsan Malik's first delivery deep over the midwicket boundary to tie the scores, and then sealed the win with a punch down the ground to the ropes” the publication said. Beating first, the Netherlands set a total of 139 in 20 overs. Ben Cooper scored an unbeaten 42 from just 29 balls, which included two huge sixes. Dutch cricket team will compete with 15 other teams for six qualification sports in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 (WT20Q), which takes place from November 15 to November 30. Peter Borren, captain of the Dutch cricket team, said they are desperate to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 (WT20).