result
Amstelveen, Jun 16 - 20 2015, ICC Intercontinental Cup
209 & 223
(76.3 ov, target 305)128 & 305/5
P.N.G. won by 5 wickets
player of the match
Assad Vala
Papua New Guinea
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Vala ton scripts historic win for Papua New Guinea

An unbeaten 124 from Assad Vala powered Papua New Guinea to victory in their maiden first-class game, beating Netherlands by five wickets in the Intercontinental Cup fixture

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Scorecard summary
Netherlands209/10(64.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Loa Nou5/49(15)
John Reva2/37(15)
Papua New Guinea128/10(48.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Netherlands223/10(60.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Papua New Guinea305/5(76.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Assad Vala*124 (200)
Mahuru Dai91 (160)
76.3
4
Rippon to Vare, FOUR runs

driven off the legs to deep mid-wicket boundary to finish off the match. excellent win for PNG

76.2
1
Rippon to Vala, 1 run

lofted drive over extra cover

76.1
1
Rippon to Vare, 1 run

tucked off the hip, mis-field

end of over 762 runs
PNG: 299/5CRR: 3.93 
Assad Vala123 (198)
Jack Vare6 (15)
Paul van Meekeren20-2-44-3
Michael Rippon15-2-52-1
75.6
Paul to Vala, no run

inside edge onto te pads, trickles out to short leg

75.5
Paul to Vala, no run

attempted drive, missed the ball

75.4
Paul to Vala, no run

short and wide down the legside

75.3
1
Paul to Vare, 1 run
75.2
Paul to Vare, no run

again short, this played of the backfoot back to the bowler

75.2
1w
Paul to Vare, 1 wide

very short, sails over he batsmans head

75.1
Paul to Vare, no run

short ball, tucked off the legs to backward square leg

end of over 752 runs
PNG: 297/5CRR: 3.96 
Jack Vare5 (12)
Assad Vala123 (195)
Michael Rippon15-2-52-1
Paul van Meekeren19-2-42-3
74.6
1
Rippon to Vare, 1 run

short outside off, glided past slip

74.5
Rippon to Vare, no run

forward defence

74.4
1
Rippon to Vala, 1 run

backfoot drive to extra cover

74.3
Rippon to Vala, no run

played and missed outside off

74.2
Rippon to Vala, no run

tucked away in to legside

74.1
Rippon to Vala, no run

pushed out to extra cover

end of over 745 runs
PNG: 295/5CRR: 3.98 
Jack Vare4 (10)
Assad Vala122 (191)
Paul van Meekeren19-2-42-3
Michael Rippon14-2-50-1
73.6
Paul to Vare, no run

defensive shot into the legside

73.5
1
Paul to Vala, 1 run
73.4
1
Paul to Vare, 1 run

played off he legs to fine leg

73.3
1
Paul to Vala, 1 run

pushed into cover

Match details
VRA Ground, Amstelveen
TossPapua New Guinea, elected to field first
SeriesICC Intercontinental Cup
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Assad Vala
Assad Vala
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days16,17,18 June 2015 - day match (4-day match)
FC debut
Assad Vala
Assad Vala
Charles Amini
Charles Amini
Jack Vare
Jack Vare
John Reva
John Reva
Lega Siaka
Lega Siaka
Loa Nou
Loa Nou
Mahuru Dai
Mahuru Dai
Max O'Dowd
Max O'Dowd
Norman Vanua
Norman Vanua
Tony Ura
Tony Ura
Vani Morea
Vani Morea
Willie Gavera
Willie Gavera
Umpires
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Gregory Brathwaite
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Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
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Ashraf Din
Match Referee
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Steve Bernard
PointsPapua New Guinea 14, Netherlands 6