Netherlands beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI by 7 wickets (D/L)

Brendan Taylor 71 for Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat against the Netherlands at the Sportpark Het Schootsveld, Deventer today in the 1st ODI.

 

Match Summary

Zimbabwe 204-8 (Brendan Taylor 71, Kyle Jarvis 31*; Fredrick Klaassen 2-29, Paul van Meekeren 2-30, Pieter Seelaar 2-32)

Netherlands 207-3 (Max O'Dowd 87*, Wesley Barresi 39*; Sean Williams 2-38)

Result – Netherlands won by 7 wickets (D/L)

Scorecard

Batting first, Zimbabwe scored 204-8 in their allotted 47 overs D/L (due to a late start because of rain). Brendan Taylor 71 top scored for Zimbabwe and Fredrick Klaassen 2-29, Paul van Meekeren 2-30 and skipper Pieter Seelaar 2-32 were the stars with the ball for the Netherlands.

In reply, the Netherlands romped home in the run chase, scoring 207-3 in 42.5 overs - Max O'Dowd 87* and Wesley Barresi 39* top scored and Sean Williams 2-38 was the pick of the Zimbabwe bowlers.

2nd ODI is a day/night match on Friday

 

 

Netherlands - Pieter Seelaar(c), Scott Edwards(wk), Bas de Leede, Ben Cooper, Vivian Kingma, Tobias Visee, Max O'Dowd, Fredrick Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren, Wesley Barresi, Roelof van der Merwe

Zimbabwe - Hamilton Masakadza(c), Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor(wk), Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chatara, Sikandar Raza, Kyle Jarvis, Ainsley Ndlovu, Peter Moor, Sean Williams