Result
1st Semi-Final, Dubai (DSC), Nov 1 2019, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
158/4
(20 ov, target 159)
137/9
Netherlands won by 21 runs
Player Of The Match
11m
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Dubai

Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe propel Netherlands into final

With Pieter Seelaar and Fred Klaassen also contributing handsomely, they wrapped up their fourth straight win over Ireland at ICC T20 tournaments

Match centre 
Scorer: Thilak
Commentator: Binoy George
Scorecard summary
Netherlands158/4(20 overs)
Ireland137/9(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs
IRE: 137/9CRR: 6.85 
Boyd Rankin8 (8)
George Dockrell25 (12)
Fred Klaassen4-0-32-2
Paul van Meekeren4-0-36-1

Netherlands win by 21 runs and reach the Finals.

19.6
Klaassen to Rankin, no run
mistimes it back to the bowler. Netherlands win!!!
19.5
1
Klaassen to Dockrell, 1 run
inside edges to the onside.
19.4
2
Klaassen to Dockrell, 2 runs
pulls in the air to deep midwicket.
19.3
6
Klaassen to Dockrell, SIX runs
pulls in the air over the midwicket fence.
19.2
1
Klaassen to Rankin, 1 run
turns it to the onside forward of square leg.
19.1
Klaassen to Rankin, no run
swings and misses.
19.1
3nb
Klaassen to Rankin, (no ball) 2 runs
full toss above waist played to deep backward square leg.
end of over 1915 runs
IRE: 124/9CRR: 6.52 • RRR: 35.00 • Need 35 from 6b
Boyd Rankin5 (4)
George Dockrell16 (9)
Paul van Meekeren4-0-36-1
Brandon Glover3-0-22-1
18.6
1
van Meekeren to Rankin, 1 run
pulls in the air to deep backward square leg.
18.6
1w
van Meekeren to Rankin, 1 wide
short slower bouncer, signaled a wide.
18.5
4
van Meekeren to Rankin, FOUR runs
in the block-hole and squeezed out to thirdman fence.
18.4
van Meekeren to Rankin, no run
pushes down the ground to long off.
18.3
1
van Meekeren to Dockrell, 1 run
pulls in the air to deep midwicket.
18.2
4
van Meekeren to Dockrell, FOUR runs
another boundary, hits in the air over extra cover to the fence.
18.1
4
van Meekeren to Dockrell, FOUR runs
hits it well over the bowler to the fence.
end of over 185 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 109/9CRR: 6.05 • RRR: 25.00 • Need 50 from 12b
Boyd Rankin0 (1)
George Dockrell7 (6)
Brandon Glover3-0-22-1
Paul van Meekeren3-0-21-1
17.6
Glover to Rankin, no run
backs away and plays to midwicket.
17.5
1
Glover to Dockrell, 1 run
makes room and drives firmly to mid-off.
17.4
w
Glover to Young, OUT
pulls in the air over midwicket, Seelaar turns around and runs to take a wonderful catch.
CA Young c Seelaar b Glover 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
17.3
1
Glover to Dockrell, 1 run
makes room and pushes to mid-off.
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland , elected to field first
SeriesICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019
Player Of The Match
Roelof van der Merwe
Series resultNetherlands advanced
Match numberT20I no. 994
Season2019/20
Hours of play (local time)14.10 start, First Session 14.10-15.35, Interval 15.35-15.55, Second Session 15.55-17.20
Match days01 November 2019 (20-over match)
Umpires
Sharfuddoula
Alex Wharf
Reserve Umpire
Ahsan Raza
Match Referee
GS Lakshmi