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

Scott Edwards of The Netherlands

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


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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