United Arab Emirates beat Netherlands by 5 wickets to take 2-0 lead

Scott Edwards of The Netherlands
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The UAE won the toss and decided to bowl against the Netherlands in the 2nd T20I of the series at the VRA Ground, Amstelveen today.

Match Summary

Netherlands 136 - 9  (Ben Cooper 46, Pieter Seelaar 34; Rohan Mustafa 3-27, Zahoor Khan 2-20)

United Arab Emirates 140-5 (Rameez Shahzad 49, Mohammad Usman 34)

Result - United Arab Emirates won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

Asked to bat first, the Netherlands scored a competitive 136 - 9   in their allotted 20 overs - Ben Cooper 46 and Pieter Seelaar 34 top scoring and Rohan Mustafa 3-27 and Zahoor Khan 2-20, the stars with the ball for the UAE.

In the run chase, the United Arab Emirates scored 140-5, romping home to a 5 wicket win in the last over thanks to  Rameez Shahzad 49 and Mohammad Usman 34.

 

Netherlands - Pieter Seelaar(c), Sebastiaan Braat, Vivian Kingma, Max O'Dowd, Saqib Zulfiqar, Ben Cooper, Philippe Boissevain, Stephan Myburgh, Scott Edwards(wk), Brandon Glover, Sikander Zulfiqar

United Arab Emirates - Mohammad Naveed(c), Ashfaq Ahmed, Ghulam Shabeer(wk), Ahmed Raza, Rohan Mustafa, Rameez Shahzad, Waheed Ahmed, Mohammad Boota, Zahoor Khan, Mohammad Usman, Sultan Ahmed

Start Time: 15:00

Toss: United Arab Emirates won the toss and decided to field

Venue: VRA Ground, Amstelveen

Officials: Rizwan Akram, Huub Jansen, Adriaan van den Dries, Kevin Gallagher

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