Barresi stars as Netherlands down Kenya again

Netherlands 187 for 6 (Barresi 67, Myburgh 56) beat Kenya 184 for 8 (Obuya 54, Bukhari 3-50) by 4 wickets

Wesley Barresi was Netherlands' hero as they successfully chased a middling target set by Kenya for the second time in two days.

Electing to bat, Kenya got off to a steady start thanks to Rakep Patel's 40, but the innings failed to shift into higher gears as the overs progressed. Collins Obuya anchored the innings through the middle overs with a half-century, but Kenya finished well short of 200 despite batting out their 50 overs. Mudassar Bukhari who picked up three wickets, and Tim Gruijters (2-37) were the most successful bowlers.

Netherlands' chase began confidently but they slipped from 58 for 0 to 66 for 3. Stephan Myburgh battled through the collapse and made a half-century, but his exit at 103 gave Kenya another opening. Barresi however shut the door on them with 67, and Peter Borren ensured Netherlands surged home with five overs to spare.

Netherlands 2nd innings Partnerships

1st58ES SzwarczynskiSJ Myburgh
2nd0SJ MyburghMR Swart
3rd8SJ MyburghWP Diepeveen
4th37W BarresiSJ Myburgh
5th77PW BorrenW Barresi
6th2TN de GroothPW Borren
7th5TN de GroothTGJ Gruijters