ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2008 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 2nd semi final

Netherlands v Scotland

Netherlands won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

0.1

Schiferli to Watson, no run

0.2

Schiferli to Watson, 2 runs

0.3

Schiferli to Watson, 1 run

0.4

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run

0.5

Schiferli to Coetzer, 2 runs

0.6

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run

End of over 1 (5 runs) Scotland 5/0
KJ Coetzer    2* (3b)      E Schiferli    1-0-5-0
RR Watson    3* (3b)     

1.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, 1 run

1.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Coetzer, 1 leg bye

1.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, no run

1.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, no run

1.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, no run

1.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, 1 run

End of over 2 (3 runs) Scotland 8/0
RR Watson    5* (8b)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-0-2-0
KJ Coetzer    2* (4b)     

2.1

Schiferli to Watson, 1 run

2.2

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run

2.3

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run, full ball pushed to mid-on on the front foot

2.4

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run, short but it skidded on to Coetzer and he doesn't time his pull shot

2.5

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run

2.6

Schiferli to Coetzer, no run, full ball driven firmly but he finds the fielder in the covers

End of over 3 (1 run) Scotland 9/0
KJ Coetzer    2* (9b)      E Schiferli    2-0-6-0
RR Watson    6* (9b)     

3.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, no run, dropped at point, it was an easy chance at Watson mistimed a pull shot but somehow it slipped out

3.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, no run

3.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Watson, 1 run, short of a length and Watson pulls through square-leg for one run

3.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Coetzer, FOUR, full ball and Coetzer launches into it, driving over midwicket for four

3.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Coetzer, SIX, big hit straight down the ground, it was a length delivery and he bludgeoned the ball over mid-on for a maximum

3.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Coetzer, no run, pulls his length back and Coetzer defends to point on the back foot

End of over 4 (11 runs) Scotland 20/0
KJ Coetzer    12* (12b 1x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    2-0-13-0
RR Watson    7* (12b)     

4.1

Schiferli to Watson, no run

4.2

Schiferli to Watson, no run, front foot defence takes the ball into the covers

4.3

Schiferli to Watson, 2 runs, attempted yorker but too far outside the off-stump, Watson guides the ball to third man and they get two runs

4.4

Schiferli to Watson, 1 run, another single, this time played on the back foot, cutting wide of gully

4.5

Schiferli to Coetzer, 1 run, straight delivery turned to fine-leg and they steal a quick single

4.6

Schiferli to Watson, 1 wide, too wide outside the off-stump, Watson goes for the cut shot but he can't connect

4.6

Schiferli to Watson, 1 run, another yorker, better direction this time but Watson digs it out and they get a single into midwicket

End of over 5 (6 runs) Scotland 26/0
RR Watson    11* (17b)      E Schiferli    3-0-12-0
KJ Coetzer    13* (13b 1x4 1x6)     

5.1

ten Doeschate to Watson, 1 run

5.2

ten Doeschate to Coetzer, no run

5.3

ten Doeschate to Coetzer, FOUR

5.4

ten Doeschate to Coetzer, no run

5.5

ten Doeschate to Coetzer, no run

5.6

ten Doeschate to Coetzer, FOUR, edged to the third man boundary and they get four more

End of over 6 (9 runs) Scotland 35/0
KJ Coetzer    21* (18b 3x4 1x6)      RN ten Doeschate    1-0-9-0
RR Watson    12* (18b)     

6.1

Borren to Watson, 1 run, single as Watson drives into the covers

6.2

Borren to Coetzer, no run

6.3

Borren to Coetzer, no run

6.4

Borren to Coetzer, no run, very full from Borren, driven back down the pitch by Coetzer

6.5

Borren to Coetzer, 1 run, good length delivery, opens the face to pick up a single to third man

6.6

Borren to Watson, 2 runs, driven on the up through the covers and they get two runs, well placed wide of the fielder on the boundary

End of over 7 (4 runs) Scotland 39/0
RR Watson    15* (20b)      PW Borren    1-0-4-0
KJ Coetzer    22* (22b 3x4 1x6)     

7.1

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run, flat delivery driven to point

7.2

Seelaar to Coetzer, 1 run, more flight this time and Watson pushes to long-on, picking up a single after a misfield by Seelaar

7.3

Seelaar to Watson, 1 leg bye, pick up a single as the ball hits the pad and falls into square-leg

7.4

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run

7.5

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run, quicker ball, Coetzer drives into the covers

7.6

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run, on the back foot this times, but again he finds the field

End of over 8 (2 runs) Scotland 41/0
KJ Coetzer    23* (27b 3x4 1x6)      PM Seelaar    1-0-1-0
RR Watson    15* (21b)     

8.1

Borren to Watson, no run, beats the edge as Watson goes for the drive outside the off stump

8.2

Borren to Watson, 1 run, wider and this time Watson picks up a single with a square-drive through point

8.3

Borren to Coetzer, no run

8.4

Borren to Coetzer, no run, short of a length, Coetzer doesn't time his drive and the ball is fielder by Borren

8.5

Borren to Coetzer, SIX, half-volley and given the full treatment by Coetzer, driving back past the bowler and clearing the rope

8.6

Borren to Coetzer, no run

End of over 9 (7 runs) Scotland 48/0
KJ Coetzer    29* (31b 3x4 2x6)      PW Borren    2-0-11-0
RR Watson    16* (23b)     

9.1

Seelaar to Watson, FOUR, luck for Watson, getting an inside edge to the third-man boundary for four

9.2

Seelaar to Watson, 1 run, pushed down the ground on the back foot for one run

9.3

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run, beats the edge as Coetzer goes for the drive outside the off-stump

9.4

Seelaar to Coetzer, 1 run, driven to long-on and they pick up a single

9.5

Seelaar to Watson, 1 run, wristy flick to a full delivery to pick up a run through square-leg

9.6

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run

End of over 10 (7 runs) Scotland 55/0
KJ Coetzer    30* (34b 3x4 2x6)      PM Seelaar    2-0-8-0
RR Watson    22* (26b 1x4)     

10.1

Borren to Watson, OUT, that;s the first wicket! Watson bowled by Borren as he tries to hit the ball over the leg-side, he got nowhere near it and the ball hit his middle stump

RR Watson b Borren 22 (34m 27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.48

10.2

Borren to Poonia, no run

10.3

Borren to Poonia, no run, full and pushed to mid-off on the front foot

10.4

Borren to Poonia, FOUR, full and straight, Poonia turns the ball past midwicket and the ball races away to the rope

10.5

Borren to Poonia, 1 run, sharp single as Poonia drops the ball into the covers

10.6

Borren to Coetzer, no run

End of over 11 (5 runs) Scotland 60/1
KJ Coetzer    30* (35b 3x4 2x6)      PW Borren    3-0-16-1
NS Poonia    5* (4b 1x4)     

11.1

Seelaar to Poonia, 1 run, full ball driven to mid-on, without much footwork, for one run

11.2

Seelaar to Coetzer, FOUR, short ball outside the off-stump, Coetzer edges the ball over point and picks up four

11.3

Seelaar to Coetzer, 1 run, single as Coetzer plays into midwicket

11.4

Seelaar to Poonia, 1 run, wilde delivery drivn trough extra cover for one run

11.5

Seelaar to Coetzer, no run

11.6

Seelaar to Coetzer, 1 run, driven back past the bowler for one run to mid-on, Seelaar will be disappointed not to have cut that off

End of over 12 (8 runs) Scotland 68/1
KJ Coetzer    36* (39b 4x4 2x6)      PM Seelaar    3-0-16-0
NS Poonia    7* (6b 1x4)     

12.1

Borren to Coetzer, 1 run, punched through the coves on the back foot for one run

12.2

Borren to Poonia, 1 run, single into midwicket

12.3

Borren to Coetzer, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground, not timed but they get a single and the fielder on the rope cuts it off

12.4

Borren to Poonia, 1 run, driven wide of long-off, it would have been two but Poonia slipped as he turned for the second

12.5

Borren to Coetzer, 1 run, drive i the air, but quite safely, to long-off for one run

12.6

Borren to Poonia, 1 leg bye, hits the pad and falls into the leg-side allowing a leg-bye

End of over 13 (6 runs) Scotland 74/1
NS Poonia    9* (9b 1x4)      PW Borren    4-0-21-1
KJ Coetzer    39* (42b 4x4 2x6)     

13.1

Seelaar to Poonia, 1 run, down the ground to drive past the bowler, they amble a single

13.2

Seelaar to Coetzer, 1 run, short and pulled through midwicket, only one though as he picks out the man on the rope

13.3

Seelaar to Poonia, no run

13.4

Seelaar to Poonia, 1 run, comes down the pitch again to a very flighted delivery, drives to extra cover and they take a run

13.5

Seelaar to Coetzer, OUT, run out! Poor running from the Scots, Coetzer drove into the covers and after hesitation mid-pitch he was run out at the non-strikers end- not even in the picture

KJ Coetzer run out 40 (46m 44b 4x4 2x6) SR: 90.90

13.6

Seelaar to Poonia, 1 run, driven to long-on for one run

End of over 14 (4 runs) Scotland 78/2
NS Poonia    12* (13b 1x4)      PM Seelaar    4-0-20-0
CJO Smith    0* (0b)     

14.1

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 2 runs, short of a length and turned through square-leg on the back foot, very risky second run but Poonia is just safe at the strikers end

14.2

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 1 run, single as Poonia plays wide of extra cover

14.3

ten Doeschate to Smith, OUT, tries to raise the tempo but he is gone- first ball too! Good length delivey and he tried to leave the ball over long-on, not middled though and Seelaar takes the catch well inside the rope

CJO Smith c Seelaar b ten Doeschate 0 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

14.4

ten Doeschate to Poonia, no run

14.5

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 1 run, edged wide of the gully and they pick up another single to third man

14.6

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, no run, well bowled, forcing Hamilton back and he defends to extra cover

End of over 15 (4 runs) Scotland 82/3
GM Hamilton    0* (1b)      RN ten Doeschate    2-0-13-1
NS Poonia    16* (17b 1x4)     

15.1

Schiferli to Poonia, 1 run, full ball clipped through midwicket and they get one run- deciding against a risky second

15.2

Schiferli to Hamilton, 1 run, they take that one, very tight single as Hamilton drives stright to point, the fielder misses the stumps at the non-strikers end and Hamilton is home safely

15.3

Schiferli to Poonia, 1 run, inside edge brings a run through midwicket

15.4

Schiferli to Hamilton, 1 run, good length from Schiferli, but a quick single on the off side brings one run

15.5

Schiferli to Poonia, 1 run, short and helped down to third-man, and one is added to the total

15.6

Schiferli to Hamilton, 1 run, another single, this time opening the face to guide the ball to third man on the front foot

End of over 16 (6 runs) Scotland 88/3
GM Hamilton    3* (4b)      E Schiferli    4-0-18-0
NS Poonia    19* (20b 1x4)     

16.1

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, no run, down the pitch and attempts an ungly heave through the leg-side, the ball nips back to pass the inside edge and it's through to Smits

16.2

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, 2 runs, guided to third man and he gets very fine, allowing two runs

16.3

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, 1 run, leg-glance to fine-leg for one run

16.4

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 1 run, goes for the big hit down the ground, an outside edge brings a single into the covers

16.5

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, 1 run, dropped into midwicket for one run

16.6

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 1 run, no footwork from Poonia, he picks up one through with a cross-bat drive to long-on

End of over 17 (6 runs) Scotland 94/3
NS Poonia    21* (22b 1x4)      RN ten Doeschate    3-0-19-1
GM Hamilton    7* (8b)     

17.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Poonia, 2 runs, foll toss driven wide of long-off and they scamper a well-run two

17.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Poonia, 1 run, another full toss and again Poonia drives to mid-on, only one this time though with Borren making good ground to his left

17.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Hamilton, no run

17.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Hamilton, 1 run, very full from Bukhari, Hamilton guides the ball to third man

17.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Poonia, no run, attempted sweep shot, trying to lift the ball over short fine-leg, he doesn't make contact and Smits fails to gather with Poonia out of his crease- sharp stumping chance missed there

17.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Poonia, no run

End of over 18 (4 runs) Scotland 98/3
NS Poonia    24* (26b 1x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    3-0-17-0
GM Hamilton    8* (10b)     

18.1

ten Doeschate to Hamilton, OUT, backs away trying to hit over the off-side, he skies a top-edge to Rekers at point

GM Hamilton c Reekers b ten Doeschate 7 (16m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

18.2

ten Doeschate to Poonia, 1 run, front foot pull into midwicket, very good diving save by the fielder saves three runs

18.3

ten Doeschate to McCallum, OUT, another one goes, and it's another golden duck! Driven into the covers, he hit it well but picked out Schiferli at extra cover, who took safely above his head

NFI McCallum c Schiferli b ten Doeschate 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.4

ten Doeschate to Drummond, OUT, and another one goes- this time run-out! Driven straight to cover but they take a very risky single and Shiferli threw down the stumps at the strikers end- Poonia well short of his ground, he had an accusing look at Drummond on his way off

NS Poonia run out 25 (35m 27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 92.59

18.5

ten Doeschate to Berrington, no run

18.6

ten Doeschate to Berrington, 1 wide

18.6

ten Doeschate to Berrington, 2 runs, full ball pulled ocer midwicket and they get two runs

End of over 19 (4 runs) Scotland 102/6
RD Berrington    2* (2b)      RN ten Doeschate    4-0-23-3
GD Drummond    0* (1b)     

19.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Drummond, no run

19.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Drummond, 2 runs, driven hard down the ground by Drummond, they pick up two runs

19.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Drummond, no run

19.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Drummond, OUT, another run out and that really was a crazy run, the ball went through to Smits and they set off, Smits hit with an underarm throw an leaving Berrington stranded mid-pitch

RD Berrington run out 2 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

19.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Blain, 1 run, OUT, two run-outs in two balls, this time driven to long-on and they came back for a risky second, understandable at this stage, Borren's throw was right over the bails leaving Drummond just short

GD Drummond run out 2 (8m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

19.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Blain, 2 runs, full ball, driven to mid-on by Blain, Borren took the catch on the rope after making good ground to his right, he had to throw the ball down though as momentum would have taken him over the rope- very smart cricket prevents a six

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (5 runs) Scotland 107/8
JAR Blain    3* (2b)      Mudassar Bukhari    4-0-22-0
RM Haq    0* (0b)     
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