result
3rd Match, Group B, Abu Dhabi, Jan 15 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
146/7
(19.2/20 ov, target 147)148/5
Netherlands won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
player of the match
Michael Rippon
Netherlands
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Van der Merwe delivers tense win for Netherlands

Michael Rippon, Wesley Barresi and Roelof van der Merwe starred in Netherlands' five-wicket win against Oman in Abu Dhabi

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Scorecard summary
Oman146/7(20 overs)
Netherlands148/5(19.2 overs)
19.2
4
Bilal Khan to van der Merwe, FOUR runs

full and straight, squirts it over point, ball races away to the boundary

19.1
2
Bilal Khan to van der Merwe, 2 runs

full and wide, lofts it over point

end of over 1913 runs
NL: 142/5CRR: 7.47 RRR: 5
Roelof van der Merwe29 (13)
Max O'Dowd9 (4)
Kaleemullah 4-0-33-1
Mohammad Nadeem 4-0-24-2
18.6
1
Kaleemullah to van der Merwe, 1 run

slower ball in the slot, driven to mid on, sharp single

18.5
1
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, 1 run

length ball, clips it to midwicket, just falls short of the fielder, run out opportunity, missed

18.5
1w
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, 1 wide

slower ball outside offstump, hits and misses, wide called

18.4
6
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, SIX runs

right in the slot, stands and delivers over mid off, BIGGIE

18.3
2
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, 2 runs

tries to ramp it from outside offstump, falls short of the fine leg fielder, good aggressive running

18.2
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, no run

perfect yorker, under the bat

18.2
1w
Kaleemullah to O'Dowd, 1 wide

balls it too wide outside offstump, left alone

18.1
1
Kaleemullah to van der Merwe, 1 run

full and wide, squirted to point

end of over 188 runs • 1 wicket
NL: 129/5CRR: 7.16 RRR: 9
Roelof van der Merwe27 (11)
Mohammad Nadeem 4-0-24-2
Bilal Khan 3-0-27-2
17.6
W
Nadeem to Borren, OUT

full and straight, tries to sweep it from outside off stump, gets a slight top edge, good high catch by Sultan

Peter Borren c †Sultan Ahmed b Mohammad Nadeem 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33
17.5
1
Nadeem to van der Merwe, 1 run

clipped to fine leg

17.4
4
Nadeem to van der Merwe, FOUR runs

moves offside, Bowler follows him, tries to play a ramp, changes at the last moment and late cuts it to thirdman

17.3
1
Nadeem to Borren, 1 run

Borren moves towards the legside too early, Bowler follows up, clipped behind square

17.2
1
Nadeem to van der Merwe, 1 run

short ball, pulls it infront of square

17.1
1
Nadeem to Borren, 1 run

tries to sweep off length, gets a thick inside edge past the stumps towards short fine

end of over 1712 runs
NL: 121/4CRR: 7.11 RRR: 8.66
Roelof van der Merwe21 (8)
Peter Borren3 (3)
Bilal Khan 3-0-27-2
Mohammad Nadeem 3-0-16-1
16.6
4
Bilal Khan to van der Merwe, FOUR runs

short ball, scoops it over fine leg

16.5
1
Bilal Khan to Borren, 1 run

fullish length, tries to paddle it over square leg, gets the cue end of the bat to the bowler, Bilal runs it, turns and throws down the stumps, close call for borren

16.4
1
Bilal Khan to van der Merwe, 1 run

pushed to vacant square leg

16.3
4
Bilal Khan to van der Merwe, FOUR runs

attempted yorker, Van der Merwe, converts it into a low full toss, square drives it past the diving point fielder

Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossOman, elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Michael Rippon
Michael Rippon
Match numberT20I no. 579
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days15 January 2017 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Arun Poulose
Arun Poulose
Kaleemullah
Kaleemullah
Khurram Nawaz
Khurram Nawaz
Naseem Khushi
Naseem Khushi
T20 debut
Kaleemullah
Kaleemullah
Khurram Nawaz
Khurram Nawaz
Naseem Khushi
Naseem Khushi
Umpires
Scotland Image
Alex Dowdalls
Hong Kong Image
Tabarak Dar
Reserve Umpire
Afghanistan Image
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Match Referee
England Image
David Jukes
PointsNetherlands 2, Oman 0