ICC Intercontinental Cup at Sharjah, Apr 3-6 2008
287 & 343
(85 ov, target 342)
289 & 277
Netherlands won by 64 runs
Player Of The Match
• Cricinfo staff

Netherlands claim vital victory

Netherlands overcame some stubborn lower-order resistance from UAE to complete a 64-run win in Sharjah, which keeps them in with a chance of reaching the final with two matches left

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Scorecard summary
Netherlands287(91.1 overs)1st Innings
Arshad Ali5/43(15.1)
Khurram Khan2/67(26)
United Arab Emirates289(96 overs)1st Innings
Saqib Ali58 (73)
Amjad Ali55 (190)
Netherlands343(96.2 overs)2nd Innings
Arshad Ali4/99(25.2)
United Arab Emirates277(85 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossUnited Arab Emirates , elected to field first
SeriesICC Intercontinental Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Bas Zuiderent
Hours of play (local time)Updates Only
Match days3,4,5,6 April 2008 (4-day match)
First-class debut
Aman Ali
Enamul Haque
Buddhi Pradhan
PointsNetherlands 14, United Arab Emirates 6