ICC World Cricket League Division One, 12th Match: Netherlands v Afghanistan at The Hague, Jul 7, 2010
Afghanistan won by 6 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
7 July 2010 (50-over match)

Hello all and welcome to the coverage of the match between Afghanistan and Netherlands. On a sunny day, Afghanistan have won the toss and predictably chosen to field

This match is crucial to the fortunes of both the teams, as the team winning the match will surge ahead of the other in the standings. Scotland are also on the same points as these two teams and they will be playing Kenya today

The Afghanistan cricket fans are out in full force and we can expect a treat of horns and drums from them

0.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, no run, off the good length outside the off stump and left alone by the batsman

0.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, no run, another good length delivery on the middle stump. Eric comes forward in defense

0.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, 1 wide, wide as it sails over the batsman's head. He was looking to chop it down. Surprising

0.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, no run, on the good length outside the off stump. Eric comes forward and looks to defend as he is beaten by the away swing

0.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, 1 run, outside the off stump. Runs it down to third man for a single

0.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump. Comes forward and pushes it to mid-on for a single

0.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Szwarczynski, FOUR, and the first boundary of the day as the bowler bowls it full on the pads. Eric capitalises as he flicks it to deep square leg for a boundary

End of over 1 (7 runs) Netherlands 7/0

    • ES Szwarczynski 5 (5b 1x4)
    • TN de Grooth 1 (1b)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 1-0-7-0
1.1

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

1.2

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, 1 run, on the leg stump. de Grrot turns it to fine-leg for a single

1.3

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, no run, on the off stump. Comes forward and pushes it to cover

1.4

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, no run, full length delivery outside the off stump. Looks to drive it away but the bounce deceives him as he ends up lobbing it just in front of the gully fielder

1.5

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, no run, outside the off stump. Comes forward and drives it to point

1.6

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, no run, and there is the unpredictability of the pitch. Eric looks to slap a good length delivery to the off side but it does not bounce as much as he thinks and is beaten

End of over 2 (1 run) Netherlands 8/0

    • ES Szwarczynski 5 (9b 1x4)
    • TN de Grooth 2 (3b)
    • Khaliq Dad 1-0-1-0
2.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, comes forward and is beaten by the away swing

2.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, 1 no ball, oversteps and a ball outside the off stump

2.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, good length outside the off stump. Looks to loft it away straight down the ground and is beaten

2.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, outside the off stump. de Groot comes forward with his bat close to the pad and is beaten

2.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, rises sharply from a good length as he looks to flick it away and the keeper takes it face height

2.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, outside the off stump and left all alone

2.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, fuller length on the off stump. de Groot comes forward and pushes it to cover

End of over 3 (1 run) Netherlands 9/0

    • TN de Grooth 2 (10b)
    • ES Szwarczynski 5 (9b 1x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 2-0-8-0
3.1

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, OUT, looks to play a lofted drive on the front foot and ends up spooning a catch to Karim at cover. Committing to front foot on this pitch is fatal

ES Szwarczynski c Karim Sadiq b Khaliq Dad 5 (13m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Batsmen with good backfoot technique have been successful on this pitch like Nowroz, Bagai, O'Brein

3.1

Khaliq Dad to Szwarczynski, OUT, looks to play a lofted drive on the front foot and ends up spooning a catch to Karim at cover. Committing to front foot on this pitch is fatal

ES Szwarczynski c Karim Sadiq b Khaliq Dad 5 (13m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Batsmen with good backfoot technique have been successful on this pitch like Nowroz, Bagai, O'Brein

3.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

3.3

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run

3.4

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

3.5

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run

3.6

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, looks to flick it away on the leg side and can't beat the fielder at midwicket

End of over 4 (1 run) Netherlands 10/1

    • TN de Grooth 2 (13b)
    • TLW Cooper 1 (2b)
    • Khaliq Dad 2-0-2-1
4.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, beaten by the bounce on the off stump as he comes forward in defense

4.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, FOUR, fuller on the pads. Flicked away to deep square leg for a boundary

4.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it past the gap between cover and extra-cover for a boundary

4.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, short on the middle stump and Cooper gets onto the back foot to defend it

4.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and runs it down to third man for a single

4.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, outside the off stump. de Groot keeps his bat close to the pad and defends it to cover

End of over 5 (9 runs) Netherlands 19/1

    • TN de Grooth 2 (14b)
    • TLW Cooper 10 (7b 2x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 3-0-17-0
5.1

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, outside the off stump. Cooper looks to run it down to third man and gets an outside edge for a single

5.2

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, on a good length on the middle and leg. de Groot pushes it to square leg

5.3

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, 1 run, pushes it to point and sets off for a quick single

5.4

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, FOUR, fuller on the leg stump. Cooper flicks it away to square-leg for a boundary and is looking assured

5.5

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, fuller on the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it to mid-off

5.6

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, defends it to mid-on for a single

End of over 6 (7 runs) Netherlands 26/1

    • TLW Cooper 16 (11b 3x4)
    • TN de Grooth 3 (16b)
    • Khaliq Dad 3-0-9-1
6.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and dead bats it to the bowler

6.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it to mid-off for a single

6.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, no run, short outside the off stump. de Groot comes forward and looks to chop it away. Thats not the way to go if you want runs

6.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, FOUR, short outside the off stump. de Groot cuts this time with his back foot rooted to the crease and gets a boundary

6.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, 2 runs, off the pads to fine-leg for a couple of leg-byes

6.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to de Grooth, FOUR, on the pads and fuller in length. A hit-me sort of a ball as de Groot flicks it past the diving square-leg fielder for a boundary

End of over 7 (11 runs) Netherlands 37/1

    • TN de Grooth 13 (20b 2x4)
    • TLW Cooper 17 (13b 3x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 4-0-28-0
7.1

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, outside the off stump and fuller in length. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

7.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

7.3

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, short of a good length delivery as Cooper comes forward and pushes it to short cover

7.4

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, good length outside the off stump and left all alone by Cooper

7.5

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle and leg. Cooper comes forward and flicks it to square leg

7.6

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, short ball on the off stump. Cooper is quick to judge the length as he rocks back and pulls it to square leg for a single

End of over 8 (1 run) Netherlands 38/1

    • TLW Cooper 18 (19b 3x4)
    • TN de Grooth 13 (20b 2x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 4-0-10-1
8.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it to cover

8.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 2 runs, on the leg stump and short in length as Cooper gets onto the back foot and flicks it past mid-on for a couple

8.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, outside the off stump and on a good length. First play and miss for Cooper as he wafts at it and is beaten

8.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, good length outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and defends

8.5

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, short ball outside the off stump and moving in. Cooper comes forward and defends

8.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, does the same again

Bashir says"After all, Afghanistan team tested Dowlat Ahmadzai many times and he didn't prove what the team and nation expected from him. I do love to see Aftab Alam and Javid Ahmadi the two youghster in the team. it would much better if they gave chance to Aftab Alam instead Dowlat Ahmadzai today. Aftab truely deserve to be in team"

8.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, does the same again

Bashir says"After all, Afghanistan team tested Dowlat Ahmadzai many times and he didn't prove what the team and nation expected from him. I do love to see Aftab Alam and Javid Ahmadi the two youghster in the team. it would much better if they gave chance to Aftab Alam instead Dowlat Ahmadzai today. Aftab truely deserve to be in team"

End of over 9 (2 runs) Netherlands 40/1

    • TLW Cooper 20 (25b 3x4)
    • TN de Grooth 13 (20b 2x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 1-0-2-0
9.1

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, FOUR, short on the middle stump and its despatched to square leg super quickly

9.2

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, outside the off stump and is beaten

9.3

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, 1 run, short outside the off stump. Cuts it and the point fielder does well to save a couple

9.4

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends

9.5

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

9.6

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket for a single

Bowling Powerplay has now been taken

End of over 10 (6 runs) Netherlands 46/1

    • TLW Cooper 21 (28b 3x4)
    • TN de Grooth 16 (23b 3x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 5-0-16-1
10.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

10.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, good length delivery as Cooper comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

Ruhul says "Khaliq Dad is really outstanding bowler he is the bowler to strike early for his team but the others have to be done like him in the final overs"

10.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, outside the off stump and left well alone

10.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, short outside the off stump. Cooper looks to cut it away on the back foot to point and is beaten by the bounce

10.5

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, FOUR, fuller on the middle stump. Cooper flicks it away past mid-on for a superb boundary

10.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, on the off stump and on a good length. Cooper plays with the bat close to his body and looks to run it down but the ball trickles to the point fielder

End of over 11 (4 runs) Netherlands 50/1

    • TLW Cooper 25 (34b 4x4)
    • TN de Grooth 16 (23b 3x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 2-0-6-0
11.1

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, struck on the pads outside the off stump

Wahab says"We would like to appreciate Raees Ahmadzai for his timely retirement & it is the right time for Dawlat Ahmadzai.

Bashir is right that chance has to be given to the youngsters.We have very good and fresh talent"

11.2

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, comes forward and defends

11.3

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, fuller on the middle stump and he pushes it to mid-on

11.4

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, FOUR, on the leg stump and overpitches it as de Groot flicks it away behind square for a boundary

11.5

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, 1 run, turns a fuller delivery on the off stump to square leg for a single

11.6

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, pushes it to cover

End of over 12 (5 runs) Netherlands 55/1

    • TLW Cooper 25 (35b 4x4)
    • TN de Grooth 21 (28b 4x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 6-0-21-1
12.1

Hamid Hassan to de Grooth, 1 run, runs it down to third man for a single

12.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, comes forward to a short delivery and defends it to cover

12.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, what a catch! or is it? He drives it to cover on a bump and the fielder dives holds onto it and appeals but can't be given

12.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 wide, wide as it sails over the batsmans head

12.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, struck on the pads on the leg stump and it would have been going down

12.5

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to cover

12.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

End of over 13 (2 runs) Netherlands 57/1

    • TLW Cooper 25 (40b 4x4)
    • TN de Grooth 22 (29b 4x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 3-0-8-0
13.1

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, comes forward and defends

13.2

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-off

13.3

Khaliq Dad to de Grooth, OUT, and one finally on the right line and length as he looks to defend it and the movement from the pitch beats him and strikes him low on the pads. Umpire has no problems in giving him the marching orders

TN de Grooth lbw b Khaliq Dad 22 (56m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 68.75

Karan says "I am so happy to see Afghanistan in the thick of things... being an Indian and a die hard cricket lover i am extremely happy for them. I think deserving players like Noor Ali and Nowroz Mangal should be approached by the IPL also. Cheers guys. Wish you luck for more success."

13.4

Khaliq Dad to Barresi, OUT, the wicket of de Groot seems to have spurred them on as, Khaliq gets Barresi to poke at a fuller delivery outside off and edge it to gully where Nabi takes the catch

W Barresi c Mohammad Nabi b Khaliq Dad 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

13.5

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, and the hat trick ball was close as he bowls one fuller on the off stump as he looks to flick it away and is struck on the pads. He can consider himself lucky that he still stays

Khaliq is frustrated and rightly so

13.6

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and defends

End of over 14 (wicket maiden) Netherlands 57/3

    • B Zuiderent 0 (2b)
    • TLW Cooper 25 (40b 4x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 7-1-21-3
14.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the off stump. Cooper comes forward and defeds

14.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 2 runs, runs it down to third man for a couple

14.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, pushes it to point

14.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

14.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward to a good length ball outside off and defends it

14.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, short outside off and cut away to deep point for a single

Cooper has looked the most assured of all the batsmen and is looking to be in top form. He is itching for a big one now and Netherlands wants him to stay till the end

End of over 15 (3 runs) Netherlands 60/3

    • TLW Cooper 28 (46b 4x4)
    • B Zuiderent 0 (2b)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 5-0-29-0
15.1

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 2 runs, fuller outside the off stump. Comes forward and drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

15.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

15.3

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, flicks it to deep square leg for a single

15.4

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

15.5

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, on the leg stump and turns it to midwicket

Bismillah says "Two wickets in one over for a very impressive Khaliqdad. Where have you been man! Seems as if Karan's good luck call is working for us! Anyways, I wish India and Pakistan were as generous to help Afghanistan as Australia and England are in the case of Ireland."

15.6

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and looks to push it to point but gets struck on the pads and thats drinks

Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (3 runs) Netherlands 63/3

    • B Zuiderent 0 (5b)
    • TLW Cooper 31 (49b 4x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 8-1-24-3
16.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, FOUR, Cooper seems to have been energized after the drinks break as he comes down the track and drives it past cover for a boundary

16.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and guides it to point

16.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, short outside the off stump. Cooper looks to defend it and is unsettled by the bounce as he gets an outside edge to point

16.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, the lack of bounce unsettles him this time as he comes forward and defends it

16.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, short outside the off stump. A good ball to hit but the last two balls have unsettled him as he tries to cut it and is beaten

16.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends a slower ball

End of over 17 (4 runs) Netherlands 67/3

    • TLW Cooper 35 (55b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 0 (5b)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 6-0-33-0
17.1

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, 1 run, outside the off stump and Zuiderant pushes it to cover. An overthrow helps them take a single

17.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle and leg. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

John says "hope cooper score another fifty today,four in row looks very good than three,afghan looks like a champion team,"

17.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle and leg. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

John says "hope cooper score another fifty today,four in row looks very good than three,afghan looks like a champion team,"

17.3

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

17.4

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

17.5

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, outside the off stump and on a good length. Cooper gets onto the backfoot and looks to drive it away and gets an outside edge to third man for a single

17.6

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for a single

End of over 18 (3 runs) Netherlands 70/3

    • B Zuiderent 2 (7b)
    • TLW Cooper 36 (59b 5x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 9-1-27-3
18.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, on a good length on the middle stump. Zuiderant comes forward and defends

18.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, outside the off stump. Short in length, Zuiderant looks to cut it way but the ball seems to have hit a crack and stays low

18.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, short outside the off stump. Zuiderant cuts it to point

18.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, outside the off stump and fuller in length. Zuiderant comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

18.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, another fuller ball as he pushes it back to the bowler yet again

18.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Zuiderant looks to slice it away and is beaten

Khalid coming on to bowl the final over of his quota

End of over 19 (maiden) Netherlands 70/3

    • B Zuiderent 2 (13b)
    • TLW Cooper 36 (59b 5x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 7-1-33-0
19.1

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Cooper turns it away to fine-leg for a couple

19.2

Khaliq Dad to Cooper, 1 run, comes forward and pushes a good length delivery on the middle stump to mid-on for a single

19.3

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

19.4

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, defends it back to the bowler

19.5

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and presses it to midwicket

19.6

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and defends yet again

Thats the end of Khalid's ten over and he has bowled well

Mujeeb says "Well done , Khaliq Dad we expect the same perfomance from Hamed Hasan & Mohammad Nabi as well, And hope our batsmen will not disappoint us from their batting"

19.6

Khaliq Dad to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and defends yet again

Thats the end of Khalid's ten over and he has bowled well

Mujeeb says "Well done , Khaliq Dad we expect the same perfomance from Hamed Hasan & Mohammad Nabi as well, And hope our batsmen will not disappoint us from their batting"

End of over 20 (3 runs) Netherlands 73/3

    • B Zuiderent 2 (17b)
    • TLW Cooper 39 (61b 5x4)
    • Khaliq Dad 10-1-30-3
20.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, outside the off stump. Cooper defends it off the back foot to cover

20.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends it to cover this time round

20.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the leg stump. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

20.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

20.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Zuiderent, 1 run, on the leg stump and turns it away to fine-leg for a single

20.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle and leg. Cooper comes forward and defends

End of over 21 (2 runs) Netherlands 75/3

    • TLW Cooper 40 (66b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 3 (18b)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 8-1-35-0
21.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for a single

21.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

21.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the off stump. Cooper comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

21.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, on the off stump. Runs it down to third man for a single

21.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run, fuller on the lg stump as Zuiderant flicks it to fine-leg for a single

21.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

End of over 22 (3 runs) Netherlands 78/3

    • TLW Cooper 41 (70b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 5 (20b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 1-0-3-0
22.1

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on for a single

22.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends it

22.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, outside the off stump. Runs it down to short third man

22.4

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, fuller on the off stump. Drives it back to the bolwer

22.5

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, defends it back onto the pitch

22.6

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

John corrects himself as he says "oh,iam wrong in last match against canada cooper get out in forties,so his records of 3 fifties in a row ends there,no chance of 4th one,disappointing he misses record in that match"

22.6

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

John corrects himself as he says "oh,iam wrong in last match against canada cooper get out in forties,so his records of 3 fifties in a row ends there,no chance of 4th one,disappointing he misses record in that match"

End of over 23 (2 runs) Netherlands 80/3

    • TLW Cooper 42 (75b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 6 (21b)
    • Mohammad Nabi 1-0-2-0
23.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

23.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on the middle and leg. Cooper comes forward and drives it to long-on for a single

23.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run, struck on the pads on the leg stump and it would have been going down the leg stump

23.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward to a good length ball and gets an inside edge

23.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

23.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run

End of over 24 (1 run) Netherlands 81/3

    • B Zuiderent 6 (25b)
    • TLW Cooper 43 (77b 5x4)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 2-0-4-0
24.1

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bbowler

24.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, flicks it to midwicket

24.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, defends it back to the bowler off the back foot

24.4

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

24.5

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, no run, comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

24.6

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, no run, pushes it to midwicket

End of over 25 (1 run) Netherlands 82/3

    • B Zuiderent 6 (27b)
    • TLW Cooper 44 (81b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Nabi 2-0-3-0
25.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, good length delivery outside the noff stump and left all alone by Cooper

25.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

25.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, short on the middle stump. Cooper rises tall over the ball and pushes it to mid-on off the back foot

25.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Drives it back to the bowler

25.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 2 runs, flicks it to deep square leg for a couple

25.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, drives it to deep point for a single

End of over 26 (3 runs) Netherlands 85/3

    • TLW Cooper 47 (87b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 6 (27b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 3-0-7-0
26.1

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

26.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Flicks it to fine-leg for a couple

26.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-n and reaches his fifty, fourth in five matches

26.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-n and reaches his fifty, fourth in five matches

26.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-n and reaches his fifty, fourth in five matches

26.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-n and reaches his fifty, fourth in five matches

26.4

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, no run

26.5

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, no run

26.6

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, 1 run

End of over 27 (4 runs) Netherlands 89/3

    • B Zuiderent 7 (30b)
    • TLW Cooper 50 (90b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Nabi 3-0-7-0
27.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run

27.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run

27.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run

27.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the off stump. Drives it back to the bowler

27.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward to a fuller length ball and drives it to cover

27.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Drives it back to the bowler

End of over 28 (1 run) Netherlands 90/3

    • TLW Cooper 50 (94b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 8 (32b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 4-0-8-0
28.1

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

28.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for another single

28.3

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

28.4

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

28.5

Mohammad Nabi to Cooper, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for a single

28.6

Mohammad Nabi to Zuiderent, 1 run, on the leg stump and turns it away to midwicket for a single

End of over 29 (5 runs) Netherlands 95/3

    • B Zuiderent 11 (35b)
    • TLW Cooper 52 (97b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Nabi 4-0-12-0
29.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run, fuller on the off stump. Comes forward and drives it to mid-off

29.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, no run, slices it to gully

29.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump. Pushes it to mid-on for a single

29.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, on the middle stump. Comes forward and forces it to mid-on

29.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, does the same again

29.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on again

End of over 30 (2 runs) Netherlands 97/3

    • TLW Cooper 53 (100b 5x4)
    • B Zuiderent 12 (38b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 5-0-10-0
30.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, FOUR, cuts it past point for a superb boundary

30.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

30.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

30.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run, drives it back to the bowler

30.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run, on the leg stump. Turns it to short fine-leg and good fielding there prevents a single

30.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run, comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

End of over 31 (4 runs) Netherlands 101/3

    • TLW Cooper 57 (106b 6x4)
    • B Zuiderent 12 (38b)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 1-0-4-0
31.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run, short outside the off stump. Stands talla nd pushes it to cover for a single

31.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run

31.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 leg bye

31.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, 1 run

31.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run

31.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run

End of over 32 (5 runs) Netherlands 106/3

    • TLW Cooper 58 (109b 6x4)
    • B Zuiderent 15 (41b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 6-0-14-0
32.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

32.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

32.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run

32.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Zuiderent, 1 run

32.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run, pulled to deep square leg for a single

32.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Zuiderent, no run, outside the off stump. Comes forward and defends

End of over 33 (2 runs) Netherlands 108/3

    • B Zuiderent 19 (48b)
    • TLW Cooper 56 (108b 6x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 2-0-7-0
33.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Cooper comes forward and defends

33.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defends

33.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, comes forward and flicks it to midwicket

33.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

33.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Zuiderent, OUT, and there's the breakthrough that Afghanistan were looking for as Azghar traps him right in front of the middle stump

B Zuiderent lbw b Asghar Stanikzai 19 (70m 49b 1x4 0x6) SR: 38.77

33.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Borren, no run

End of over 34 (1 run) Netherlands 109/4

    • PW Borren 0 (1b)
    • TLW Cooper 57 (112b 6x4)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 7-0-14-1
34.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

34.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Borren, 1 run, full-toss on the leg stump as he pushes it to long-on for a single

34.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

34.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

34.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

34.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on the off stump. Drives it to long-off for a single

End of over 35 (3 runs) Netherlands 112/4

    • TLW Cooper 59 (117b 6x4)
    • PW Borren 1 (2b)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 3-0-10-0
35.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run

35.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 2 runs

35.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, runs it down to third man for a single

35.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Borren, no run

35.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Borren, no run, comes forward and turns it to midwicket

35.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Borren, 1 run, outside the off stump. Runs it down to third man for a single

End of over 36 (4 runs) Netherlands 116/4

    • PW Borren 2 (5b)
    • TLW Cooper 62 (120b 6x4)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 8-0-18-1
36.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Borren, 1 run

36.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, no run

36.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run

36.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Borren, no run

36.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Borren, OUT

PW Borren c Asghar Stanikzai b Samiullah Shenwari 3 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

36.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run

End of over 37 (6 runs) Netherlands 118/5

    • BP Kruger 0 (1b)
    • TLW Cooper 63 (122b 6x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 4-0-12-1
37.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run

37.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, no run

37.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, no run

37.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, no run

37.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, 1 run

37.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run

End of over 38 (2 runs) Netherlands 120/5

    • TLW Cooper 64 (124b 6x4)
    • BP Kruger 1 (5b)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 9-0-20-1
38.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, 2 runs

38.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run

38.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run

38.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, 2 runs

38.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, FOUR

38.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, 1 run

End of over 39 (9 runs) Netherlands 129/5

    • BP Kruger 10 (11b 1x4)
    • TLW Cooper 64 (124b 6x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 5-0-21-1
39.1

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

39.2

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, 1 run, lofts it to sweeper cover for a single

39.3

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Driven back to the bowler

39.4

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, no run, on the leg stump. Comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

39.5

Asghar Stanikzai to Cooper, 1 run, on the leg stump. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to long-on for a single

39.6

Asghar Stanikzai to Kruger, 4 byes, beaten outside the off stump for four byes

End of over 40 (6 runs) Netherlands 135/5

    • BP Kruger 11 (14b 1x4)
    • TLW Cooper 65 (127b 6x4)
    • Asghar Stanikzai 10-0-22-1
40.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run

40.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, FOUR, off the outside edge to third-man for a boundary

40.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

40.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run, on the off stump. Kruger comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

40.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

40.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

End of over 41 (5 runs) Netherlands 140/5

    • BP Kruger 15 (19b 2x4)
    • TLW Cooper 66 (128b 6x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 6-0-26-1
41.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, on the middle stump and fuller in length. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

41.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, drives it to extra-cover

41.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Cooper turns it to deep midwicket for a couple

41.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, on the off and middle and short in length. Cooper stands tall and defends it

41.5

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, FOUR, looks to cut it away and gets an underedge for a boundary. Does not matter how the runs come now as long as they are coming

41.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, FOUR, slices it past third man for another boundary

End of over 42 (10 runs) Netherlands 150/5

    • TLW Cooper 76 (134b 8x4)
    • BP Kruger 15 (19b 2x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 4-0-18-0
42.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, no run, outside the off stump. Comes forward and defends

42.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Kruger, OUT, and done in by the wrong one as he is bowled

BP Kruger b Samiullah Shenwari 15 (21m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

42.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, no run, outside the off stump and leftr all alone

42.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, no run, looks to drive a ball outside the off stump and is beaten

42.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, no run

42.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Buurman slices it away past point and sweeper cover for a boundary

42.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Buurman slices it away past point and sweeper cover for a boundary

End of over 43 (4 runs) Netherlands 154/6

    • AF Buurman 4 (4b 1x4)
    • TLW Cooper 76 (134b 8x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 7-0-30-2
43.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, comes forward and defnds

43.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, on the middle stump. Cooper comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

43.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

43.4

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, outside the off stump. Comes forward and drives it to mid-off

43.5

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, FOUR, off the outside edge to third man for a boundarya again

43.6

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run

End of over 44 (5 runs) Netherlands 159/6

    • AF Buurman 8 (7b 2x4)
    • TLW Cooper 77 (137b 8x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 5-0-23-0
44.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, FOUR, pulls it away to deep midwicket for a boundary

44.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 2 runs, turns it to fine-leg for a single

44.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 2 runs, flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple

44.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 2 runs, flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple

44.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

44.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

44.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Buurman, FOUR, off the outside edge over short third man for a boundary

Batting powerplay now

End of over 45 (13 runs) Netherlands 172/6

    • AF Buurman 12 (9b 3x4)
    • TLW Cooper 86 (141b 9x4)
    • Samiullah Shenwari 8-0-43-2
45.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

45.1

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 2 runs, pushes it to long-on for a couple

45.2

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 run, short on the off stump. Cooper pushes it to long-on for a single

45.3

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, outside ther off stump and on a fuller length. Buurman stands tall and pushes it to cover

45.4

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, fuller on the off stump as Buurman pushes it to cover

45.5

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, short outside the off stump. Buurman looks to cut it away and is beaten

45.6

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on for a single

End of over 46 (5 runs) Netherlands 177/6

    • AF Buurman 13 (13b 3x4)
    • TLW Cooper 89 (143b 9x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 6-0-28-0
46.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

46.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, 1 run, outside the off stump. Looks to cut it away and gets an inside edge for a single

46.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, short on the middle stump. Cooper pulls it away to long-on for a single

46.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, FOUR, short and outside off. Cut away past point for a scorching boundary

46.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, 1 run

46.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, yorker dug out by Cooper

46.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 2 runs, outside the off stump. Cooper drives it to extra-cover and runs across for a couple as he equals the highest individual score of the tournament

End of over 47 (10 runs) Netherlands 187/6

    • TLW Cooper 92 (146b 9x4)
    • AF Buurman 19 (16b 4x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 9-1-45-0
47.1

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, full-toss on the middle stump. Buurman drives it back to the bowler

47.2

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump. Buurman drives it to long-off for a single and gives Cooper the strike

47.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for a single

and thats the highest individual score of the tournament

47.4

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, 1 run, guides it past gully for a single

47.5

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump as Cooper turns it to square leg for a single

47.6

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, no run, short outside off. Cut to gully off the back foot

End of over 48 (4 runs) Netherlands 191/6

    • AF Buurman 21 (20b 4x4)
    • TLW Cooper 94 (148b 9x4)
    • Hamid Hassan 7-0-32-0
48.1

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, yorker dug-out by Cooper and they run across for a single

48.2

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, 1 run, pushes a fuller delivery on the off stump to long-off for a single

48.3

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, 1 run, pushes a fuller ball on the middle stump to midwicket for a single

48.4

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Buurman, 1 run, full-toss on the leg stump, lofted away to long-on for a single

48.5

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, FOUR, and thats the century for Cooper as he flicks it to fine-leg for a boundary

His first in ODI's and the first century of the tournament

48.6

Dawlat Ahmadzai to Cooper, no run, looks to cut it away and is beaten

End of over 49 (8 runs) Netherlands 199/6

    • TLW Cooper 100 (152b 10x4)
    • AF Buurman 23 (22b 4x4)
    • Dawlat Ahmadzai 10-1-53-0
49.1

Hamid Hassan to Buurman, OUT, horns out in full flow as Hamid bowls a fuller ball and castles Buurman

AF Buurman b Hamid Hassan 23 (27m 23b 4x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

49.2

Hamid Hassan to Jonkman, 1 leg bye, off the pads to square leg for a single

49.3

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, no run, on the leg stump and fuller in length. Cooper comes down the track and looks to hoick it away but gets an inside edge to square leg

49.4

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, 1 run, cut to point for a single

49.5

Hamid Hassan to Jonkman, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Runs it down to short third man for a single

49.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, OUT, and thats a wicket of the final ball of the innings as Cooper digs out a yorker and Jonkman comes running across. Cooper has to run to the other end and Hamid who fields it off his own bowling flicks the bails off

TLW Cooper run out 101 (180m 155b 9x4 0x6) SR: 65.16

Netherlands rode on the back of a cautious century from Cooper and it was really a pity that there was no one who stayed with him for a long time. It will be the bowlers job now as they would have to ply their trade against trigger happy batsmen. Join us in thirty five minutes from now

49.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, OUT, and thats a wicket of the final ball of the innings as Cooper digs out a yorker and Jonkman comes running across. Cooper has to run to the other end and Hamid who fields it off his own bowling flicks the bails off

TLW Cooper run out 101 (180m 155b 9x4 0x6) SR: 65.16

Netherlands rode on the back of a cautious century from Cooper and it was really a pity that there was no one who stayed with him for a long time. It will be the bowlers job now as they would have to ply their trade against trigger happy batsmen. Join us in thirty five minutes from now

49.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, OUT, and thats a wicket of the final ball of the innings as Cooper digs out a yorker and Jonkman comes running across. Cooper has to run to the other end and Hamid who fields it off his own bowling flicks the bails off

TLW Cooper run out 101 (180m 155b 9x4 0x6) SR: 65.16

Netherlands rode on the back of a cautious century from Cooper and it was really a pity that there was no one who stayed with him for a long time. It will be the bowlers job now as they would have to ply their trade against trigger happy batsmen. Join us in thirty five minutes from now

49.6

Hamid Hassan to Cooper, OUT, and thats a wicket of the final ball of the innings as Cooper digs out a yorker and Jonkman comes running across. Cooper has to run to the other end and Hamid who fields it off his own bowling flicks the bails off

TLW Cooper run out 101 (180m 155b 9x4 0x6) SR: 65.16

Netherlands rode on the back of a cautious century from Cooper and it was really a pity that there was no one who stayed with him for a long time. It will be the bowlers job now as they would have to ply their trade against trigger happy batsmen. Join us in thirty five minutes from now

End of over 50 (3 runs) Netherlands 202/7

    • MBS Jonkman 1 (2b)
    • Hamid Hassan 8-0-34-1
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