Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Wed, 09 Jul - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 226/4 (AC Botha 103*, AD Poynter 19*, 58 ov)
  • Thu, 10 Jul - day 2 - Ireland 1st innings 296/4 (AC Botha 152*, AD Poynter 36*, 77 ov)
  • Fri, 11 Jul - day 3 - Netherlands 2nd innings 49/3 (DLS van Bunge 21*, ES Szwarczynski 9*, 24 ov)
  • Sat, 12 Jul - day 4 - Netherlands 2nd innings 206 (81 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Stunning Connell downs Netherlands

    Debuts don't come much better than Peter Connell's against Netherlands. He wrapped up Ireland's innings-and-67-run victory with a hat-trick, in the process completing a 10-wicket hau

  • Connell puts Ireland firmly in command

    Ireland continued their domination over Netherlands on the third day in Rotterdam, compiling 400 for 6 before blowing the home side away for just 127. Following on, Netherlands limped to 49 for 3

  • Botha motors onwards on frustrating day

    Only 19 overs were possible on the second day in Rotterdam, but there was enough time for Andre Botha to progress from his overnight 103 to 152, and Ireland went to stumps on 296 for 4

  • Botha gives Ireland advantage

    Andre Botha's century meant Ireland took the honours on a rain-shortened opening day against Netherlands in Rotterdam.

  • Last chance for Netherlands

    Netherlands have one last chance of reaching the final of the Intercontinental Cup - a must-win game against Ireland which gets underway in Rotterdam on Wednesday

Netherlands 3rd innings Partnerships

1st12TN de GroothGMC Mol
2nd1NA StathamGMC Mol
3rd10NA StathamDLS van Bunge
4th31DLS van BungeES Szwarczynski
5th0DLS van BungePW Borren
6th51PW BorrenMMA Jonkman
7th53PW BorrenMudassar Bukhari
8th48J SmitsMudassar Bukhari
9th0PM SeelaarMudassar Bukhari
10th0E SchiferliMudassar Bukhari