2nd ODI, Amstelveen, Aug 3 2018, Nepal tour of England and Netherlands
(50 ov, target 217)215
Nepal won by 1 run
Player Of The Match
61 (46) & 1/41
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• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Amsterdam

Nepal clinch one-run thriller to record maiden ODI win

A crucial 61 off 46 balls from Sompal Kami was followed by a game-changing spell of legspin by Sandeep Lamichhane as Nepal defeated Netherlands by a solitary run for their first ever win in ODIs

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Scores: Vinod Gopani
Comms: Vinod Gopani
Scorecard summary
Nepal216/10(48.5 overs)
Netherlands215/10(50 overs)
end of over 504 runs • 1 wicket
NL: 215/9CRR: 4.30 
Paul van Meekeren12 (20)
Paras Khadka 6-0-24-1
Dipendra Singh Airee 5-1-19-1

Nepal wins there first ODI with one run,they will remember this for very long time, Klaassen and Meekeren almost took Netherlands home...almost

Khadka to Klaassen, OUT

slow he hits this straight to bowler,hits the stumps,but bowler takes the bowl and dislodges the stump and they win by ONE run

Fred Klaassen run out (Khadka) 13 (19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.42

2 off last ball to win

Khadka to Klaassen, no run

full down the leg,loud appeal not out says umpire,must have hit his pad on the way

2 off 2 needed for Netherlands,Nepal can still win this with one wicket

Khadka to Klaassen, 2 runs

outside off,length,he cuts that to deep point and get two

4 off 3

Khadka to van Meekeren, 1 run

slower one,he hits this in the air,short of long on and they get one

5 off 4 balls

Khadka to van Meekeren, no run

length on off,he drives this to covers,dot !

Khadka to Klaassen, 1 run

fullish on pads,taps to leg and gets one,5 off 5 now

end of over 493 runs
NL: 211/9CRR: 4.30 RRR: 6.00
Fred Klaassen10 (15)
Paul van Meekeren11 (18)
Dipendra Singh Airee 5-1-19-1
Lalit Bhandari 9-0-43-2

6 needed off 6, Nepal needs a wicket,what a match !

Airee to Klaassen, 1 run

defends this,outside edge to empty gully for a run

Airee to van Meekeren, 1 run

full again,quicker on off,he hits this hard to covers,misfield gives them a run

Airee to van Meekeren, no run

full delivery,outside off,he looks to slog and misses,stumping appeal turned down

Airee to van Meekeren, no run

full on off,he drives this to covers

8 off 10

Airee to Klaassen, 1 run

full in to him,he just taps on off and gets a run

Airee to Klaassen, no run

quicker one he plays that to mid off

end of over 487 runs
NL: 208/9CRR: 4.33 RRR: 4.50
Fred Klaassen8 (12)
Paul van Meekeren10 (15)
Lalit Bhandari 9-0-43-2
Sompal Kami 10-0-41-1

9 needed of 12,i dont have nails left...

Bhandari to Klaassen, 1 run

full on stumps,he pushes to long on and get a run

Bhandari to Klaassen, no run

length on to his pads,he pushes to mid wicket

Bhandari to Klaassen, 1 wide

full way outside off,he tries to play and misses,umpire calls wide

Bhandari to Klaassen, no run

length delivery,just around off and he plays that back to bowler

11 of 15 needed

Bhandari to van Meekeren, 3 runs

full on middle stump,he hits this to deep midwicket, good shot that,fielder dives full to save

Bhandari to van Meekeren, 2 runs

short in to his thighs,he pulls this to backward square leg

Bhandari to van Meekeren, no run

change of pace on off,he comes forward and defends with full face

end of over 476 runs
NL: 201/9CRR: 4.27 RRR: 5.33
Fred Klaassen7 (9)
Paul van Meekeren5 (12)
Sompal Kami 10-0-41-1
Basant Regmi 10-0-39-1

200 up for Netherlands,they are fighting

16 off 18 with one wicket in hand

Sompal Kami to Klaassen, 2 runs

full on middle,he plays bat and pad to backward square for two,direct hit might have been close call if hit

Match details
VRA Ground, Amstelveen
TossNepal, elected to bat first
SeriesNepal tour of England and Netherlands
Player Of The Match
Sompal Kami
Sompal Kami
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberODI no. 4028
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30, Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Match days03 August 2018 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Lalit Bhandari
Lalit Bhandari
Rohit Paudel
Rohit Paudel
Subash Khakurel
Subash Khakurel
Netherlands Image
Huub Jansen
Singapore Image
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
Netherlands Image
Rizwan Akram
Match Referee
England Image
Phil Whitticase