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1st Semi-Final, Dubai, Nov 1 2019, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
(20 ov, target 159)137/9
Netherlands won by 21 runs
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• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Dubai

Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe propel Netherlands into final

With Pieter Seelaar and Fred Klaassen also contributing handsomely, they wrapped up their fourth straight win over Ireland at ICC T20 tournaments

Match centre 
Scorer: Thilak
Commentator: Binoy George
Scorecard summary
Netherlands158/4(20 overs)
Ireland137/9(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs
IRE: 137/9CRR: 6.85 
Boyd Rankin8 (8)
George Dockrell25 (12)
Fred Klaassen4-0-32-2
Paul van Meekeren4-0-36-1

Netherlands win by 21 runs and reach the Finals.

19.6
Klaassen to Rankin, no run

mistimes it back to the bowler. Netherlands win!!!

19.5
1
Klaassen to Dockrell, 1 run

inside edges to the onside.

19.4
2
Klaassen to Dockrell, 2 runs

pulls in the air to deep midwicket.

19.3
6
Klaassen to Dockrell, SIX runs

pulls in the air over the midwicket fence.

19.2
1
Klaassen to Rankin, 1 run

turns it to the onside forward of square leg.

19.1
Klaassen to Rankin, no run

swings and misses.

19.1
3nb
Klaassen to Rankin, (no ball) 2 runs

full toss above waist played to deep backward square leg.

end of over 1915 runs
IRE: 124/9CRR: 6.52 • RRR: 35.00 • Need 35 from 6b
Boyd Rankin5 (4)
George Dockrell16 (9)
Paul van Meekeren4-0-36-1
Brandon Glover3-0-22-1
18.6
1
Paul to Rankin, 1 run

pulls in the air to deep backward square leg.

18.6
1w
Paul to Rankin, 1 wide

short slower bouncer, signaled a wide.

18.5
4
Paul to Rankin, FOUR runs

in the block-hole and squeezed out to thirdman fence.

18.4
Paul to Rankin, no run

pushes down the ground to long off.

18.3
1
Paul to Dockrell, 1 run

pulls in the air to deep midwicket.

18.2
4
Paul to Dockrell, FOUR runs

another boundary, hits in the air over extra cover to the fence.

18.1
4
Paul to Dockrell, FOUR runs

hits it well over the bowler to the fence.

end of over 185 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 109/9CRR: 6.05 • RRR: 25.00 • Need 50 from 12b
Boyd Rankin0 (1)
George Dockrell7 (6)
Brandon Glover3-0-22-1
Paul van Meekeren3-0-21-1
17.6
Glover to Rankin, no run

backs away and plays to midwicket.

17.5
1
Glover to Dockrell, 1 run

makes room and drives firmly to mid-off.

17.4
W
Glover to Young, OUT

pulls in the air over midwicket, Seelaar turns around and runs to take a wonderful catch.

Craig Young c Seelaar b Glover 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
17.3
1
Glover to Dockrell, 1 run

makes room and pushes to mid-off.

17.2
2
Glover to Dockrell, 2 runs

full toss down the ground for a single.

17.1
1
Glover to Young, 1 run

pushes through the off side to extra cover.

Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to field first
SeriesICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Roelof van der Merwe
Roelof van der Merwe
Series resultNetherlands advanced
Match numberT20I no. 994
Hours of play (local time)14.10 start, First Session 14.10-15.35, Interval 15.35-15.55, Second Session 15.55-17.20
Match days01 November 2019 - day match (20-over match)
Umpires
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Alex Wharf
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Sharfuddoula
Reserve Umpire
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Ahsan Raza
Match Referee
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GS Lakshmi