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Player of the Match
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    10.6 Australia are all over Netherlands. A run out now adds to the Dutch woes. short of length, on the off stump line, he nudges to point and sets off for a fatal run. He is sent back but can't make it back in time to beat the throw from Clarke. 46/5
    6.3 Bracken strikes with a slower one! Slow off cutter, on middle and leg stump line, Reekers shaped to play it to the on side, get a leading edge to cover 36/1
    6.5 Bend it like Bracken. Kervezee trapped for a second-ball duck. Lands on the leg stump line and moved towards off, Kervezee tried to work it across the line and was rapped on the pad. 36/2
    7.5 ten Doeschate is gone. lbw. Lands on a length , cuts in, Doeschate hops across the line, tries to work it to on side and is rapped and trapped in front. 38/3
    9.2 McGrath gets another World Cup victim. Inches closer to Akram's record. wicket no 49. Full and straight on the middle stump line, straightens and van Troost, who is walking all over the crease, is caught in front. 40/4
    19.4 World Cup victim no 50. full in length, lands just outside off stump and shapes back in. van Bunge, who was looking in pretty good nick out there, shufled back and stabbed at it. The ball squeezed through and struck him in front of the off stump 97/7
    18.4 Googly gets him another victim. Australia's chinaman is delighted. Lands on the off stump line, sucking de Leede into a forward prod and the outside edge is swallowed up by Hayden at slip. 87/6
    26.3 Another slog-sweep but finds Hussey at deep midwicket. Again tossed up, on the off stump line and he slapped it fast and straight to Hussey 129/9
    22.3 plumb. Fastish spin, on the off and middle and Smits was hurried. He couldn't react quickly enough and is a dead duck. 106/8
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    26.5 It's all over. Googly does the trick. Rips across a wrong'un, on the middle and off stump line, and he didn't pick it. Jonkman tried to work it to on side, fails to maintain balance and drags his feet out of the crease. Gilchrist whips off the bails in a flash to terminate Netherlands' innings. 129/10
    Extras
    12 (b 4, lb 3, w 5)
    TOTAL
    129 all out (26.5 Overs, RR: 4.80)
    Fall of wickets: 1-36 (DJ Reekers, 6.3 ov), 2-36 (AN Kervezee, 6.5 ov), 3-38 (RN ten Doeschate, 7.5 ov), 4-40 (LP van Troost, 9.2 ov), 5-46 (B Zuiderent, 10.6 ov), 6-87 (TBM de Leede, 18.4 ov), 7-97 (DLS van Bunge, 19.4 ov), 8-106 (J Smits, 22.3 ov), 9-129 (PW Borren, 26.3 ov), 10-129 (MBS Jonkman, 26.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    NW Bracken7.013324.71295100
    SW Tait7.002914.14293050
    GD McGrath8.003324.12315000
    GB Hogg4.502745.58204100

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