18 March, 2011

Dutch post 306 all out against Ireland

 Put in to bat, the Netherlands made 306 all out against Ireland in their World Cup Group B match against Ireland at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Live score
The Dutch side, who is yet to open their account in the 2011 World Cup, although, lost early wickets but the batsmen resurrected the Dutch side and with cumulative efforts posted a respectable score on the board against Ireland.
Earlier, Ireland skipper William Porterfield won the toss and elected to bowl against the Netherlands.
The Netherlands brought in medium pacer Bernard Loots in place of hardhitting batsman Tom de Grooth in the only change to the team that played against Bangladesh in Chittagong in their previous match.
Ireland retained the XI that played against South Africa.
From five matches each, Ireland have two points while the Netherlands are yet to open their account.
Brief Score:
The Netherlands: 306 all out in 50 overs (Ryan ten Doeschate 106, Peter Borren 84, J Mooney 2/59, P Stirling 2/51). 
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O'Brien (wk), Gary Wilson, Kevin O'Brien, Alex Cusack, John Mooney, George Dockrell, Trent Johnston and Boyd Rankin.
The Netherlands: Peter Borren (c), Eric Swarczynski, Wesley Barresi (wk), Mudassar Bukhari, Tom Cooper, Ryan ten Doeschate, Alexei Kervezee, Bernard Loots, Atse Buurman, Pieter Seelaar, Adeel Raja.

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