ICC World Cricket League Division One - 3rd match

Netherlands v Scotland

Scotland won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)

Good morning and welcome to a sunny Amstelveen here in Holland for the start of the ICC World Cricket League Division 1. The hosts taken on Scotland in this opening match and the players are out warming-up with some fielding drills.

The ground here is beautiful and the weather is lovely. The outfield looks slick and the wicket is firm and flat. The captains will be out for the toss shortly.

The Netherlands have won the toss and will bat.

Team news.

The Netherlands - P. Borren (captain), T. Grooth, Mark Jonkman, P. Seelaar, E. Szwarczynski, M Bukhari, A. Buurman (wicket), T. Cooper, M. Kashif, W. Barresi, B. Zuiderent.

Scotland - G. Drummond (captain), R. Berrington, M. Iqbal, G. Goudie, O. Hairs, D. Lockhart (wicket), R. Lyons, N. McCallum, G. Maiden, P. Mommsen, M. Parker.

Here come the Dutch batsmen in bright orange followed by the Scots fielders in sky blue.

Holland -

0.1

Goudie to Szwarczynski, no run, blocked in to cover

0.2

Goudie to Szwarczynski, no run, defends to point

0.3

Goudie to Szwarczynski, no run, cuts away to point

0.4

Goudie to Szwarczynski, FOUR, too short and hit hard in front of point and runs away for four

0.5

Goudie to Szwarczynski, 3 runs, too short on leg and worked away to the big leg-side boundary

0.6

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, squares him up with a little nip away off the surface

End of over 1 (7 runs) Netherlands 7/0
TN de Grooth    0* (1b)      G Goudie    1-0-7-0
ES Szwarczynski    7* (5b 1x4)     

1.1

Parker to Szwarczynski, FOUR, a little wide and he cuts away in to the off-side and the ball bounces akwardly in front of point and bounces away for four

1.2

Parker to Szwarczynski, OUT, good line and length and he prods at the forward defensive getting a thin outside edge to first slip where McCallum holds on to a simple catch

ES Szwarczynski c McCallum b Parker 11 (6m 7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 157.14

1.3

Parker to Cooper, 1 wide, too far away from off-stump for the umpire's liking

1.3

Parker to Cooper, no run, blocked to mid-off

1.4

Parker to Cooper, no run, on the forward defensive

1.5

Parker to Cooper, no run, blocked back to the bowler

1.6

Parker to Cooper, 1 wide, just swings too far down the leg-side

1.6

Parker to Cooper, no run, drives back to the bowler

End of over 2 (6 runs) Netherlands 13/1
TLW Cooper    0* (4b)      MA Parker    1-0-6-1
TN de Grooth    0* (1b)     

2.1

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, left alone outside off and quite a lot of late swing there with the wind

2.2

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, well watched and left on the back foot

2.3

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, blocked in to short cover on the front foot

2.4

Goudie to de Grooth, 1 wide, swings away between keeper and first slip

2.4

Goudie to de Grooth, 1 run, thick inside edge runs wide of square leg for a single

2.5

Goudie to Cooper, 1 run, shorter ball angled away to third man

2.6

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, beats the outside edge with gentle out swing

End of over 3 (3 runs) Netherlands 16/1
TN de Grooth    1* (6b)      G Goudie    2-0-10-0
TLW Cooper    1* (5b)     

3.1

Parker to Cooper, no run, blocked away to mid-off

3.2

Parker to Cooper, no run, the ball scoots low off the surface and smacks off his back pad pretty low down. Big shout from the Scots and the only question was whether it's missing off-stump or not. The umpire says no

3.3

Parker to Cooper, no run, slow ball and Cooper misses

3.4

Parker to Cooper, no run, Cooper comes down the track and the ball flies between pad and bat straight through to the keeper

3.5

Parker to Cooper, no run, tries to cut away but good fielding by Berrington at point

3.6

Parker to Cooper, no run, short ball bounces up and he tries to work it in to the leg-side and misses and the ball hits the Dutch crown jewels

Cooper is crouching down in his crease trying not to show the pain but that one hurt!

End of over 4 (maiden) Netherlands 16/1
TLW Cooper    1* (11b)      MA Parker    2-1-6-1
TN de Grooth    1* (6b)     

4.1

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, swinging away and left alone

4.2

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, good pace again beats the defensive prod on the front foot

4.3

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, slower ball which sails through to the keeper and de Grooth left it at the last moment

4.4

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, another big shout for lbw but the umpire doesn't think so. Must have been missing leg

4.5

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, blocked on the front foot

4.6

Goudie to de Grooth, FOUR, big swipe at the wide one and it gets a flashing outside edge over a flying second slip and away for four

End of over 5 (4 runs) Netherlands 20/1
TN de Grooth    5* (12b 1x4)      G Goudie    3-0-14-0
TLW Cooper    1* (11b)     

5.1

Parker to Cooper, no run, blocked down the track

5.2

Parker to Cooper, no run, runs off the pads to square leg

5.3

Parker to Cooper, no run, left alone outside off

5.4

Parker to Cooper, no run, drives to mid-off

5.5

Parker to Cooper, no run, shorter ball dropped in to the leg-side

Tight lines from the Scots bowlers who have now got the ball under control. Pretty windy out there on the square

5.6

Parker to Cooper, 1 wide, and that's a wide. Probably my fault as it goes down the leg-side

5.6

Parker to Cooper, no run, solid defence in to the covers

End of over 6 (1 run) Netherlands 21/1
TLW Cooper    1* (17b)      MA Parker    3-1-7-1
TN de Grooth    5* (12b 1x4)     

6.1

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, slower ball blocked in to the ground

6.2

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, blocked away to the covers off the front foot

6.3

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, tries to flick it away to the leg-side but misses and the ball bounces away off the pads

6.4

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, off the pads again as he misses with the defence but too high this time

6.5

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, away swing beats the bat

6.6

Goudie to de Grooth, 1 bye, keeper misjudges the second bounce of the slower ball and they take a bye

End of over 7 (1 run, maiden) Netherlands 22/1
TN de Grooth    5* (18b 1x4)      G Goudie    4-1-14-0
TLW Cooper    1* (17b)     

7.1

Parker to de Grooth, no run, beating the bat once more with the swing

7.2

Parker to de Grooth, no run, dropped! An absolute clanger as de Grooth chips the ball straight to Iqbal in front of square leg and he puts down the easiest catch you'll ever get at international level. Silence in the field from the Scots

7.3

Parker to de Grooth, 3 runs, hits behind square leg all along the ground this time

7.4

Parker to Cooper, no run, blocked to mid-off

7.5

Parker to Cooper, 3 runs, cut away in front of point and they run three to the big boundary

7.6

Parker to de Grooth, no run, cut away straight to the man at backward point

End of over 8 (6 runs) Netherlands 28/1
TN de Grooth    8* (22b 1x4)      MA Parker    4-1-13-1
TLW Cooper    4* (19b)     

8.1

Goudie to Cooper, no run, blocked in the the off-side

8.2

Goudie to Cooper, FOUR, a touch short and a touch wide and Cooper smacks the ball between cover and point and that's four all the way

8.3

Goudie to Cooper, no run, blocked to cover

8.4

Goudie to Cooper, FOUR, worked away off the pads through midwicket and beats the fielders

8.5

Goudie to Cooper, no run, blocked to cover

8.6

Goudie to Cooper, no run, back to the bowler

End of over 9 (8 runs) Netherlands 36/1
TLW Cooper    12* (25b 2x4)      G Goudie    5-1-22-0
TN de Grooth    8* (22b 1x4)     

9.1

Parker to de Grooth, no run, blocked in to the off-side

9.2

Parker to de Grooth, 1 wide, down the leg-side

9.2

Parker to de Grooth, no run, still content with blocked and consolidating. You can't make runs from the pavillion

9.3

Parker to de Grooth, no run, defended on the front foot

9.4

Parker to de Grooth, no run, off the pads to short midwicket

9.5

Parker to de Grooth, no run, back to the bowler

9.6

Parker to de Grooth, no run, cut between cover and point but not well-timed and they take two

End of over 10 (1 run) Netherlands 37/1
TN de Grooth    8* (28b 1x4)      MA Parker    5-1-14-1
TLW Cooper    12* (25b 2x4)     

10.1

Goudie to Cooper, 1 run, quick single wide of mid-off

10.2

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, blocked in to the leg-side

10.3

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, worked to square leg off the hips

10.4

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, dropped again! Cut away behind point and Berrington has to dive to his right and gets two hands on it and should have really held on to it

10.5

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, blocked down the track

Two lives used up now for de Grooth

10.6

Goudie to de Grooth, 1 wide, too far outside off swinging away

10.6

Goudie to de Grooth, no run, cut away to point

Drummond warming-up

End of over 11 (2 runs) Netherlands 39/1
TN de Grooth    8* (33b 1x4)      G Goudie    6-1-24-0
TLW Cooper    13* (26b 2x4)     

11.1

Drummond to Cooper, no run, misses the bat as the keeper stands up

11.2

Drummond to Cooper, no run, drives to extra cover

11.3

Drummond to Cooper, no run, blocked in to the leg-side

11.4

Drummond to Cooper, no run, blocked away to point

11.5

Drummond to Cooper, no run, drives back to the bowler

11.6

Drummond to Cooper, 2 runs, cut away for a couple

End of over 12 (2 runs) Netherlands 41/1
TLW Cooper    15* (32b 2x4)      GD Drummond    1-0-2-0
TN de Grooth    8* (33b 1x4)     

12.1

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, blocked back to the bowler

12.2

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, half an lbw appeal but going down leg

12.3

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, they looked for a run as he blocked in to the leg-side but the fielder was quick

12.4

Berrington to de Grooth, 1 run, takes the single in to the short leg area this time

12.5

Berrington to Cooper, no run, good bounce beats the pull shot

12.6

Berrington to Cooper, no run, drives to mid-off

End of over 13 (3 runs) Netherlands 44/1
TLW Cooper    15* (34b 2x4)      RD Berrington    1-0-1-0
TN de Grooth    11* (37b 1x4)     

13.1

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, blocked back to the bowler

13.2

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, off the pads as he misses with the leg-side glance

13.3

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, tapped back down the wicket

13.4

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, angled off to point

13.5

Drummond to de Grooth, 1 run, angled one down to third man this time for a single

13.6

Drummond to Cooper, no run, blocked to mid-on

End of over 14 (1 run) Netherlands 45/1
TLW Cooper    15* (35b 2x4)      GD Drummond    2-0-3-0
TN de Grooth    12* (42b 1x4)     

14.1

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, back to the bowler to complete the over

14.2

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, blocked to short cover

14.3

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, defended again. de Grooth trying make the Scots pay after being dropped twice already

14.4

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, defended to the leg-side

14.5

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, yorker ball off the pads but too far down leg

14.6

Berrington to de Grooth, 1 run, cut away in the air but short of third man

End of over 15 (1 run) Netherlands 46/1
TN de Grooth    13* (48b 1x4)      RD Berrington    2-0-2-0
TLW Cooper    15* (35b 2x4)     

15.1

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, blocked in to the leg-side off the short ball

15.2

Drummond to de Grooth, 1 run, pulled away and good fielding at deep square for just one

15.3

Drummond to Cooper, no run, hit hard at mid-on and good fielding

15.4

Drummond to Cooper, no run, good pace and bounce beats the bat

15.5

Drummond to Cooper, no run, drives back at the bowler who fields well

15.6

Drummond to Cooper, no run, misses with the pull shot and the ball gets stuck in his pads

End of over 16 (1 run) Netherlands 47/1
TLW Cooper    15* (39b 2x4)      GD Drummond    3-0-4-0
TN de Grooth    14* (50b 1x4)     

16.1

Berrington to de Grooth, 1 run, quick running between the fielders at cover

16.2

Berrington to Cooper, FOUR, cut away and timed to perfection and that's four through point

16.3

Berrington to Cooper, no run, straighter ball as the batsmens tries to work the leg-side. Half appeal for a nick through to the keeper but not out

16.4

Berrington to Cooper, no run, drives straight to mid-off

16.5

Berrington to Cooper, 2 runs, chipped over the bowlers head and splits mid-on and mid-off as Lyons gives chase

16.6

Berrington to Cooper, no run, shorter and quicker and Cooper prods it down the track

End of over 17 (7 runs) Netherlands 54/1
TLW Cooper    21* (44b 3x4)      RD Berrington    3-0-9-0
TN de Grooth    15* (51b 1x4)     

17.1

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, flicked to midwicket

17.2

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, blocked back to the bowler

17.3

Drummond to de Grooth, 1 run, in the air to square leg but the fielder's on the boundary for a single

17.4

Drummond to Cooper, 1 run, some strange bounce fools everywhere and trickles fine to third man off the gloves

17.5

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, blocked in to the covers

17.6

Drummond to de Grooth, no run, worked to the leg-side again but straight to the man at midwicket

End of over 18 (2 runs) Netherlands 56/1
TN de Grooth    16* (56b 1x4)      GD Drummond    4-0-6-0
TLW Cooper    22* (45b 3x4)     

18.1

Berrington to Cooper, 1 run, quick single to the side of mid-off

18.2

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, tries to drive hard but too straight and the bowler fields

18.3

Berrington to de Grooth, 1 run, turned through square leg for a single

The Netherlands starting to push the singles a bit harder now

18.4

Berrington to Cooper, no run, straight back at the bowler once more

18.5

Berrington to Cooper, FOUR, too short and he rocks back pulling the ball away behind square leg beating third man

18.6

Berrington to Cooper, 1 run, fuller ball driven straight and they take a single as mid-off comes round to field

End of over 19 (7 runs) Netherlands 63/1
TLW Cooper    28* (49b 4x4)      RD Berrington    4-0-16-0
TN de Grooth    17* (58b 1x4)     

19.1

Drummond to Cooper, no run, tries to hit the ball off the square but midwicket fields

19.2

Drummond to Cooper, no run, hit in to the ground and Drummond jumps up to field

19.3

Drummond to Cooper, no run, turned in to the leg-side once more

19.4

Drummond to Cooper, 2 runs, angled away in front of third man for a couple

19.5

Drummond to Cooper, no run, beats the outside edge with the pace this time

19.6

Drummond to Cooper, no run, blocked in to the covers

End of over 20 (2 runs) Netherlands 65/1
TLW Cooper    30* (55b 4x4)      GD Drummond    5-0-8-0
TN de Grooth    17* (58b 1x4)     

20.1

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, off the pads and rolls away

20.2

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, little bit of bounce outside off and swipes at the cut shot and misses

20.3

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, cut away in to the ground and McCallum fields well at point

20.4

Berrington to de Grooth, no run, gets on the front foot to defend and a lbw shout goes up but it hit wood first

20.5

Berrington to de Grooth, FOUR, quality cut shot races past the fielder at point for four. Anything well-timed on this outfield results in a boundary

20.6

Berrington to de Grooth, OUT, pushed forward at the defensive shot and a big appeal goes up as Lockhart gathers the ball. It must have got a thin outside edge as the umpire raises the finger

TN de Grooth c †Lockhart b Berrington 21 (90m 62b 2x4 0x6) SR: 33.87

Lyons on now with some spin for Scotland

End of over 21 (4 runs) Netherlands 69/2
     RD Berrington    5-0-20-1
TLW Cooper    30* (55b 4x4)     

21.1

Lyons to Cooper, FOUR, Cooper makes room with his footwork and cuts the ball away through point for four

21.2

Lyons to Cooper, no run, drives straight at cover

21.3

Lyons to Cooper, 1 run, finds the gap between cover and point and there's a man in the deep

21.4

Lyons to Barresi, 1 run, down the ground and long-on and long-off in place for the spinner

21.5

Lyons to Cooper, 1 run, cut in to the off-side with the spin for another single

21.6

Lyons to Barresi, no run, fielded this time in the off-side

End of over 22 (7 runs) Netherlands 76/2
W Barresi    1* (2b)      RT Lyons    1-0-7-0
TLW Cooper    36* (59b 5x4)     

22.1

Berrington to Cooper, no run, down the track back to Berrington

22.2

Berrington to Cooper, 1 leg bye, off the pads wide of square leg

22.3

Berrington to Barresi, no run, left alone outside off stump as he watches the ball closely

22.4

Berrington to Barresi, 1 leg bye, pads again and the ball trickles to the leg-side for another extra

22.5

Berrington to Cooper, no run, good bounce off the pitch and the ball goes through the gate as Cooper plays around it

22.6

Berrington to Cooper, 1 run, angled away to point to the fielder who throws at the non-striker's end to gift an overthrow. Needless

End of over 23 (3 runs) Netherlands 79/2
TLW Cooper    37* (63b 5x4)      RD Berrington    6-0-21-1
W Barresi    1* (4b)     

23.1

Lyons to Cooper, FOUR, goes for the fine cut which gets a thick edge and runs away fine past short third man

23.2

Lyons to Cooper, no run, blocked to cover

23.3

Lyons to Cooper, no run, misses with the cut shot as the ball keeps low

23.4

Lyons to Cooper, no run, defended to midwicket

23.5

Lyons to Cooper, 1 run, push and run to cover point wide of the fielder

23.6

Lyons to Barresi, no run, fuller ball and Lyons gets down well to field

End of over 24 (5 runs) Netherlands 84/2
W Barresi    1* (5b)      RT Lyons    2-0-12-0
TLW Cooper    42* (68b 6x4)     

24.1

Iqbal to Cooper, no run, blocked down the track to the spinner

24.2

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, sweeps away through square leg

24.3

Iqbal to Barresi, 1 run, pulled away to the man at deep midwicket

24.4

Iqbal to Cooper, 2 runs, cut away off the shorter ball and good fielded saves the boundary

24.5

Iqbal to Cooper, no run, lbw appeal as the ball stays low and misses the defence but too far forward

24.6

Iqbal to Cooper, FOUR, goes for the cut shot and gets a thin edge through the vacant first slip for four

End of over 25 (8 runs) Netherlands 92/2
TLW Cooper    49* (73b 7x4)      MM Iqbal    1-0-8-0
W Barresi    2* (6b)     

25.1

Lyons to Barresi, no run, left alone as he watches the spin

25.2

Lyons to Barresi, FOUR, gets down low to sweep for four

25.3

Lyons to Barresi, 3 runs, cut away through the infield behind point

25.4

Lyons to Cooper, 1 run, pushed in the gap between cover and point and that's the half-century for Cooper and 100 for the Netherlands

25.5

Lyons to Barresi, 1 run, prodded to square leg and they jog a single

25.6

Lyons to Cooper, no run, blocked down the track

End of over 26 (9 runs) Netherlands 101/2
TLW Cooper    50* (75b 7x4)      RT Lyons    3-0-21-0
W Barresi    10* (10b 1x4)     

26.1

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, off the pads

26.2

Iqbal to Barresi, 1 run, wide of midwicket for one

26.3

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, down to long-off for a single

26.4

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, tries to sweep and misses. Safely away off the pads

26.5

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, worked away to the covers

26.6

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, blocked back to the bowler

Gregor Maiden to replace Ross Lyons in the spin department

End of over 27 (2 runs) Netherlands 103/2
W Barresi    11* (15b 1x4)      MM Iqbal    2-0-10-0
TLW Cooper    51* (76b 7x4)     

27.1

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, straight drive hit hard but good fielding from mid-on

27.2

Maiden to Barresi, no run, misses with the defensive shot and big turn there

27.3

Maiden to Barresi, no run, blocked to midwicket

27.4

Maiden to Barresi, 2 runs, hit perfectly in between four fielders on the leg-side to come back for a second

27.5

Maiden to Barresi, no run, drives back to the bowler on the back foot

27.6

Maiden to Barresi, 1 leg bye, turn beats the bat and runs fine off the pads to short third man

End of over 28 (4 runs) Netherlands 107/2
W Barresi    13* (20b 1x4)      GI Maiden    1-0-3-0
TLW Cooper    52* (77b 7x4)     

28.1

Iqbal to Barresi, 1 run, in to the gap at midwicket on the leg-side

28.2

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, hit hard to long-off for one

28.3

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, flicked to midwicket

28.4

Iqbal to Barresi, 1 run, down the ground for an easy single

28.5

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, off the toes to long-on for one

28.6

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, angled away to point

End of over 29 (4 runs) Netherlands 111/2
W Barresi    15* (24b 1x4)      MM Iqbal    3-0-14-0
TLW Cooper    54* (79b 7x4)     

29.1

Maiden to Cooper, no run, hit hard in to the ground at cover

29.2

Maiden to Cooper, no run, leans on the forward defensive to the off-side

29.3

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, fired in a fuller and flatter ball dug away to midwicket

29.4

Maiden to Barresi, no run, shorter this time and blocked back to the bowler

29.5

Maiden to Barresi, 2 runs, in the air over midwicket and it lands safe as the deep fielders come round to throw in

29.6

Maiden to Barresi, 2 runs, cut away in front of third man for a couple

End of over 30 (5 runs) Netherlands 116/2
W Barresi    19* (27b 1x4)      GI Maiden    2-0-8-0
TLW Cooper    55* (82b 7x4)     

30.1

Iqbal to Cooper, no run, big lbw shout as it hits off his toe going for the sweep but it was missing the stumps

30.2

Iqbal to Cooper, no run, sweeps again this time connects to short fine leg

30.3

Iqbal to Cooper, no run, drives back at the bowler

30.4

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, full toss hit down the ground for a single

30.5

Iqbal to Barresi, 2 runs, too short and pulled through midwicket and fielded on the rope for a couple

30.6

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, drop and run to short cover

End of over 31 (3 runs) Netherlands 119/2
W Barresi    21* (29b 1x4)      MM Iqbal    4-0-17-0
TLW Cooper    56* (86b 7x4)     

31.1

Maiden to Cooper, no run, turns in to the pads and only the keeper appeals

31.2

Maiden to Cooper, no run, fuller ball hit hard at midwicket

31.3

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, goes for the big sweep and a bottom edge through the keepers legs runs away for a single

31.4

Maiden to Barresi, no run, hit hard off the back foot straight at midwicket again

31.5

Maiden to Barresi, 1 run, finds the gap at square leg this time

31.6

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, drives down the ground to long-on

End of over 32 (3 runs) Netherlands 122/2
TLW Cooper    58* (90b 7x4)      GI Maiden    3-0-11-0
W Barresi    22* (31b 1x4)     

32.1

Iqbal to Cooper, 2 runs, hit hard down the ground and they take two

32.2

Iqbal to Cooper, FOUR, cut away in front of point for four

32.3

Iqbal to Cooper, FOUR, thin edge evades the gloves of Lockhart and bounces down the ground fine for four more

32.4

Iqbal to Cooper, 1 run, hit hard at midwicket who makes a good diving stop and they take a single to the rebound

32.5

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, blocked to midwicket

32.6

Iqbal to Barresi, no run, defended to the bowler

End of over 33 (11 runs) Netherlands 133/2
W Barresi    22* (33b 1x4)      MM Iqbal    5-0-28-0
TLW Cooper    69* (94b 9x4)     

33.1

Parker to Cooper, 1 run, pace back on and long-on and long-off stays back. Hit down the ground for one

33.2

Parker to Barresi, no run, cut away to point

33.3

Parker to Barresi, 1 run, down the ground and singles there all day. Both teams happy with the run-rate just ticking over

33.4

Parker to Cooper, no run, drives to midwicket

33.5

Parker to Cooper, 1 run, angled away down to third man for one

33.6

Parker to Barresi, 1 run, thick outside edge finds third man again

Quick drinks break just now with 16 overs of the innings remaining. Sure to see some big shots coming soon

End of over 34 (4 runs) Netherlands 137/2
W Barresi    27* (36b 1x4)      MA Parker    6-1-20-1
TLW Cooper    68* (97b 9x4)     

34.1

Maiden to Barresi, 1 run, quick single wide of midwicket

34.2

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, down the track for a single to long-on

34.3

Maiden to Barresi, 2 runs, drives through cover in the deep for a couple

34.4

Maiden to Barresi, 1 run, back past the bowler for a single

34.5

Maiden to Cooper, no run, blocked to short midwicket

34.6

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, hit hard down the ground to long-off

End of over 35 (6 runs) Netherlands 143/2
TLW Cooper    70* (100b 9x4)      GI Maiden    4-0-17-0
W Barresi    31* (39b 1x4)     

35.1

Parker to Cooper, 1 run, down the ground to the deep men for one

Scotland keeping the run-rate under control for now

35.2

Parker to Barresi, no run, blocked to midwicket

35.3

Parker to Barresi, no run, blocked to cover. Cooper wants a quick single but Barresi sends him back

35.4

Parker to Barresi, no run, blocked to cover and no single this time

35.5

Parker to Barresi, no run, electric pace beats the defensive prod from Barresi

35.6

Parker to Barresi, 1 run, flicked wide of midwicket for a single

End of over 36 (2 runs) Netherlands 145/2
W Barresi    32* (45b 1x4)      MA Parker    7-1-22-1
TLW Cooper    71* (102b 9x4)     

36.1

Maiden to Barresi, no run, back to the bowler

36.2

Maiden to Barresi, no run, shuffles down the track and nudges the ball to midwicket

36.3

Maiden to Barresi, 1 run, cut away in front of point

36.4

Maiden to Cooper, no run, pushed in to the covers

36.5

Maiden to Cooper, no run, kept low and fended off to point

36.6

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, hit hard at Drummond at cover who fumbles the ball and they take one

End of over 37 (2 runs) Netherlands 147/2
TLW Cooper    72* (105b 9x4)      GI Maiden    5-0-19-0
W Barresi    33* (48b 1x4)     

37.1

Parker to Cooper, no run, short ball and he was shaping up for the pull but the ball kept low and he did well to defend away to mid-off

37.2

Parker to Cooper, no run, driven hard back at the bowler

37.3

Parker to Cooper, 1 wide, down the leg-side and clips the pads on the way through

37.3

Parker to Cooper, 1 run, flicked through square leg for one

37.4

Parker to Barresi, 1 run, pulled through square leg again as he fell over playing the shot. Bowler got away with a long-hop there

37.5

Parker to Cooper, no run, short ball again and it keeps low once more and Cooper misses with the pull as the ball whistles inches past off-stump

37.6

Parker to Cooper, no run, big lbw shout again but against a big stride forward. Look pretty close but the umpire says no

End of over 38 (3 runs) Netherlands 150/2
TLW Cooper    73* (110b 9x4)      MA Parker    8-1-25-1
W Barresi    34* (49b 1x4)     

38.1

Maiden to Barresi, no run, blocked to midwicket

38.2

Maiden to Barresi, 1 run, good running as he drops and runs in to the short midwicket area

38.3

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, single to wide of long-on

38.4

Maiden to Barresi, no run, back to the bowler

38.5

Maiden to Barresi, no run, straight to midwicket

38.6

Maiden to Barresi, no run, through to the keeper to complete the over

End of over 39 (1 run) Netherlands 151/2
W Barresi    35* (54b 1x4)      GI Maiden    6-0-21-0
TLW Cooper    74* (111b 9x4)     

39.1

Drummond to Cooper, no run, drives off the back foot to extra cover

39.2

Drummond to Cooper, 1 run, edged in to the ground and they jog through one to short leg

39.3

Drummond to Barresi, OUT, goes for the big shot and he plays all around it and hits off-stump. Breakthrough for Scotland

W Barresi b Drummond 35 (62m 55b 1x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

39.4

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, angled away towards point and off the mark at the first go

39.5

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, off the front foot to midwicket

39.6

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, drives to long-off

End of over 40 (2 runs) Netherlands 153/3
B Zuiderent    1* (3b)      GD Drummond    6-0-10-1
TLW Cooper    75* (113b 9x4)     

40.1

Maiden to Zuiderent, 1 run, quick single to short cover

40.2

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, hit down the ground to long-on

40.3

Maiden to Zuiderent, 1 run, sweeps away through square leg

40.4

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, down the ground to long-off to keep the score ticking over

40.5

Maiden to Zuiderent, no run, shuffles down the track and padded away to short cover

40.6

Maiden to Zuiderent, no run, fuller ball hit hard back at the bowler who fields well

End of over 41 (4 runs) Netherlands 157/3
B Zuiderent    3* (7b)      GI Maiden    7-0-25-0
TLW Cooper    77* (115b 9x4)     

41.1

Drummond to Cooper, no run, cut away and Berrington jumps on it at point

41.2

Drummond to Cooper, no run, blocked to midwicket

41.3

Drummond to Cooper, no run, hit hard off the middle of the bat but straight at Drummond

41.4

Drummond to Cooper, 1 run, drives wide of long-off for one

41.5

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, tries to cut away but a touch wide and he just misses

41.6

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, dropped wide of midwicket for a quick single

End of over 42 (2 runs) Netherlands 159/3
B Zuiderent    4* (9b)      GD Drummond    7-0-12-1
TLW Cooper    78* (119b 9x4)     

42.1

Maiden to Zuiderent, 1 run, cut away through point for one

42.2

Maiden to Cooper, 3 runs, behind point this time in to a huge gap and they take three to the fielder's arm

42.3

Maiden to Zuiderent, 1 run, shuffles in his crease and drives on the full through cover

42.4

Maiden to Cooper, 1 run, chipped back past the bowler who can't get there for the catch with the dive

42.5

Maiden to Zuiderent, SIX, leans back and smacks the ball hand and handsome over cow corner and in to the trees for the first maximum of the innings

42.6

Maiden to Zuiderent, 2 runs, hit hard at cover where it deflects of the fielder and they take a couple

End of over 43 (14 runs) Netherlands 173/3
B Zuiderent    13* (10b 1x6)      GI Maiden    8-0-39-0
TLW Cooper    83* (124b 9x4)     

43.1

Drummond to Cooper, 1 run, simple shot to long-on for a single

43.2

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, drives straight to cover this time

43.3

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, too wide and short and he gets away with it as the batsmen cuts the ball away to deep point

43.4

Drummond to Cooper, no run, drives hard at cover who makes a great diving stop

43.5

Drummond to Cooper, 1 run, down the ground to long-off

43.6

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, cramped for room with the cut shot and he misses as Lockhart whips off the bails but he's safely in his crease

Goudie back in as the batting powerplay is taken

End of over 44 (3 runs) Netherlands 176/3
B Zuiderent    14* (13b 1x6)      GD Drummond    8-0-15-1
TLW Cooper    85* (127b 9x4)     

44.1

Goudie to Cooper, 1 run, quick single to point

44.2

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, in the air but drops short of long-on as the Dutch look to hit out

44.3

Goudie to Cooper, 1 run, fuller and slower ball worked away to midwicket to keep the singles going

44.4

Goudie to Zuiderent, no run, slower ball which is swiped in to the leg-side from a yard outside off-stump and they two in the gap

44.5

Goudie to Zuiderent, FOUR, gets down low to sweep the ball away over short third man for a one bounce four

44.6

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, hit hard along to ground to long-off

End of over 45 (8 runs) Netherlands 184/3
B Zuiderent    20* (17b 1x4 1x6)      G Goudie    7-1-32-0
TLW Cooper    87* (129b 9x4)     

45.1

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, full toss gets an inside edge on to the pads and Lockhart is on it before they can think about the run

45.2

Drummond to Zuiderent, no run, big swing and a miss as the ball hits of the pads

45.3

Drummond to Zuiderent, FOUR, short ball and he leans back to pull over midwicket for four

45.4

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, down the ground past the bowler

45.5

Drummond to Cooper, OUT, goes for the sweep shot and the ball smacks his pads right in front of the stumps and that's plum! Great innings from Cooper

TLW Cooper lbw b Drummond 87 (170m 130b 9x4 0x6) SR: 66.92

45.6

Drummond to Borren, no run, blocked down the track

End of over 46 (5 runs) Netherlands 189/4
PW Borren    0* (1b)      GD Drummond    9-0-20-2
B Zuiderent    25* (21b 2x4 1x6)     

46.1

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, angled to point and they take a quick single to point who misses with the throw

46.2

Goudie to Borren, OUT, comes down the track looking for the big shot and the ball beats the bat before smacking middle and off and sending the captain back to the pavillion

PW Borren b Goudie 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

46.3

Goudie to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, worked in to the leg-side to get off the mark

46.4

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, hit down to long-off for one

46.5

Goudie to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, full toss hit to midwicket who gets round well to field

46.6

Goudie to Zuiderent, no run, slower and fuller ball hit down the ground for another single

End of over 47 (4 runs) Netherlands 193/5
B Zuiderent    27* (24b 2x4 1x6)      G Goudie    8-1-36-1
Mudassar Bukhari    2* (2b)     

47.1

Drummond to Mudassar Bukhari, no run, hit back to the bowler along the ground

47.2

Drummond to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, cross bat shot down to long-on for a single

47.3

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, drives hard in to the covers and a good stop in the field

47.4

Drummond to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, full toss hit to extra cover and they take another quick single

47.5

Drummond to Zuiderent, 1 run, goes for the big shot but only goes wide of cover who comes across to field

47.6

Drummond to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, yorker dug away to short fine leg

End of over 48 (8 runs) Netherlands 201/5
Mudassar Bukhari    5* (6b)      GD Drummond    10-0-25-2
B Zuiderent    32* (26b 2x4 1x6)     

48.1

Goudie to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, bottom edge in to the ground runs down to long-on

48.2

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, yorker ball dug out to his feet and they run a single as Goudie hunts down the ball in the middle of the wicket

48.3

Goudie to Mudassar Bukhari, SIX, hit hard and high back ovre the bowler and clears the long-off boundary

48.4

Goudie to Mudassar Bukhari, OUT, goes for another big shot and skies the ball straight up in the air and McCallum takes the catch at cover

Mudassar Bukhari c McCallum b Goudie 12 (8m 8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

48.5

Goudie to Zuiderent, FOUR, makes room in his crease before cutting away between cover and point for a lovely boundary

48.6

Goudie to Zuiderent, 1 run, straight down the ground to long-on

End of over 49 (13 runs) Netherlands 214/6
B Zuiderent    38* (29b 3x4 1x6)      G Goudie    9-1-49-2
AF Buurman    0* (0b)     

49.1

Parker to Zuiderent, SIX, full toss hit back over the bowlers head and just enough to get it over the fielder at long-off

49.2

Parker to Zuiderent, 2 runs, down the ground but mis-hit and they take two the boundary fielder

49.3

Parker to Zuiderent, FOUR, pulls away with force through midwicket to bring up a rapid half-century

49.4

Parker to Zuiderent, 1 run, drives to cover who gets down well to stop

49.5

Parker to Buurman, 3 runs, through midwicket to the big boundary to add three to the total

49.6

Parker to Zuiderent, 3 runs, pulled through midwicket again and good running on the last ball

A very competitive total from the Netherlands after Cooper and Zuiderent turned what looked like 200 into over 230. The Scots bowled tight and managed to contain the Netherlands for most of the innings and limit boundaries. Join us in about 40 minutes for the run chase where Scotland need 235 to win Match State: Innings Break Here come the Dutch all in orange followed by Mommsen and Hairs for Scotland

End of over 50 (19 runs) Netherlands 233/6
B Zuiderent    54* (34b 4x4 2x6)      MA Parker    9-1-44-1
AF Buurman    3* (1b)     
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Ross Lyons and Gordon Drummond walk back after sealing a thrilling win, Netherlands v Scotland, ICC World Cricket League Division One, Amstelveen, July 1, 2010

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Tom Cooper's 87 lifted Netherlands to 234, Netherlands v Scotland, ICC World Cricket League Division One, Amstelveen, July 1, 2010

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