result
21st Match, Sharjah, Mar 29 2012, ICC World Cricket League Championship
(26.2/50 ov, target 154)156/1
Netherlands won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)
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Borren, Kervezee shine in big win for Netherlands

Afghanistan were outplayed by Netherlands in Sharjah, going down by nine wickets

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan153/10(39.2 overs)
Peter Borren4/32(10)
Tom Cooper3/11(5.2)
Netherlands156/1(26.2 overs)
26.2
4
Gulbadin to Kervezee, FOUR runs

slightly short, cross bats it past the bowler and into the boundary

26.1
4
Gulbadin to Kervezee, FOUR runs

good length ball, plants his frontfoot and smashes it past the mid off fielder

end of over 2613 runs
NL: 148/1CRR: 5.69 RRR: 0.25
Michael Swart42 (67)
Alexei Kervezee75 (61)
Mohammad Nabi 5-0-37-0
Gulbadin Naib 1-1-0-0
25.6
2
M Nabi to Swart, 2 runs

short ball, outside offstump, places it between point and thirdman

25.5
M Nabi to Swart, no run

pushed to midwicket

25.4
1
M Nabi to Kervezee, 1 run

pushes it to square leg

25.3
M Nabi to Kervezee, no run

hits it hard to covers

25.2
6
M Nabi to Kervezee, SIX runs

slower through the air, in the slot, gets down on one knee and slogs it over midwicket

25.1
4
M Nabi to Kervezee, FOUR runs

short ball, moves towards legside, cuts it between point and cover

end of over 25Maiden
NL: 135/1CRR: 5.40 RRR: 0.76
Michael Swart40 (65)
Alexei Kervezee64 (57)
Gulbadin Naib 1-1-0-0
Mohammad Nabi 4-0-24-0
24.6
Gulbadin to Swart, no run
24.5
Gulbadin to Swart, no run

short ball, tries to cut it, gets a bottom edge to point

24.4
Gulbadin to Swart, no run

good length delivery, tries to go through covers, beaten

24.3
Gulbadin to Swart, no run

short ball, cuts it to point

24.2
Gulbadin to Swart, no run

full ball, comes down the track, whips it to midwicket

24.1
Gulbadin to Swart, no run

forward defense

end of over 2413 runs
NL: 135/1CRR: 5.62 RRR: 0.73
Michael Swart40 (59)
Alexei Kervezee64 (57)
Mohammad Nabi 4-0-24-0
Zakiullah Zaki 4-0-27-0
23.6
1
M Nabi to Swart, 1 run

pushed to long on

23.5
1
M Nabi to Kervezee, 1 run

charges down the track, works it to deep square leg

23.4
M Nabi to Kervezee, no run

short ball, makes room and cuts it to covers

23.3
1
M Nabi to Swart, 1 run

short ball, whips it to midwicket

23.2
6
M Nabi to Swart, SIX runs

slow and full, gets down on one knee, smashes it to midwicket

23.1
4
M Nabi to Swart, FOUR runs

full onto the legs, whips it past the square leg fielder

Match details
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cricket League ChampionshipAfghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
Season2011/12
Match numberODI no. 3270
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days29 March 2012 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Timm van der Gugten
Timm van der Gugten
Zakiullah Zaki
Zakiullah Zaki
List A debut
Zakiullah Zaki
Zakiullah Zaki
Umpires
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Chris Gaffaney
Singapore Image
Sarika Prasad
Match Referee
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David Jukes
PointsNetherlands 2, Afghanistan 0