ICC T20 WORLDCUP : Ireland vs Netherlands Match Result

That concludes our coverage of the opening match, people! Curtis Campher bowled the spell of his life to lead Ireland to a historic victory. However, it is a double-header day, and Sri Lanka will play Namibia at the same site later in the day. A warm-up match is also being played between India and England. So, after roughly 45 minutes, you may switch tabs and watch the coverage of those games. It’s all over after this game! Ciao!

Andrew Balbirnie Ireland captain

It feels fantastic. Losing the coin toss and pursuing that total was satisfactory. We were disciplined and basically tried to assault the stumps. The bowlers had an outstanding effort, particularly Curtis Campher. We received a few compliments, which is excellent in T20 cricket. Gareth played the innings we asked of him. In the end, it was a very easy pursuit, and we are peaking at the appropriate moment.

Seelaar Netherlands captain

It wasn’t the most effective powerplay. As a result, we fell behind in the game. We were unable to recuperate from that unexpected accident (by Campher). Defending 105-odd was never going to be enough, but we battled to the bitter end. It was a difficult wicket, with the ball holding up a little. It would have been a terrific game if we had gotten 150-160, but with that amount, we were always battling. It won’t be easy to win three games in a row, but we’ll attempt to rebound against Namibia in the following game.

Curtis Campher Man of the Match

I knew there was a glove on it because I heard a sound and assumed it was the glove (According to Ackermann’s evaluation). I believed it was certainly striking the leg stump, so I told Balb to move upstairs (based on Edwards’ evaluation). To be honest, I didn’t feel great coming back from injury, so I tried to knock the wicket down and keep hitting the hard length. The first over didn’t go as planned, but the skipper had trust in me, and it all worked out nicely. The bowling crew has been hard at work, especially on the yorkers and change ups. Any day I don’t bat is a good day, but knocking off 6-10 runs was extremely great.

Ireland put up a clinical effort to easily defeat the Netherlands and open their account in the T20 World Cup qualifiers. Apart from the coin toss, nothing worked in favour of the Netherlands in this match. They lost Ben Cooper in the first over of the match and had a disastrous start earlier in the day. Max O’Dowd batted well, but it was Curtis Campher’s over, in which he took four wickets in four deliveries, that cost the Netherlands the game. Balbirnie persisted with Campher after throwing a costly over, and the all-rounder delivered a match-defining over, becoming the third bowler in T20Is to capture four wickets in four successive deliveries. And, having limited the opponents to a meagre score, the Irish batsmen made care to finish the run chase casually, with Delany playing an aggressive innings and Stirling playing a more leisurely one, but winning is what truly important.

Netherlands Innings

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Max O’Dowd c Tector b Adair51478370108.51
Ben Cooper run out (Simi Singh/Stirling)015000.00
Bas de Leede  b Little711191063.63
Colin Ackermann c †Rock b Campher1116231068.75
Ryan ten Doeschate lbw b Campher014000.00
Scott Edwards †lbw b Campher014000.00
Roelof van der Merwe  b Campher012000.00
Pieter Seelaar (c)c Balbirnie b Adair2129432072.41
Logan van Beek run out (Little/†Rock)1112170091.66
Fred Klaassen not out00400
Brandon Glover c Campher b Adair012000.00
Extras(lb 2, w 3)5
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 5.30)106
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Paul Stirling10101.0050000
Josh Little401413.50172000
Mark Adair40932.25160000
Simi Singh402706.7552000
Curtis Campher402646.50124020
Ben White302709.0033010

Ireland Innings

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Paul Stirling not out3039681176.92
Kevin O’Brien c van Beek b Glover910172090.00
Andy Balbirnie (c)c van der Merwe b Klaassen86620133.33
Gareth Delany  b Seelaar44293552151.72
Curtis Campher not out771010100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, w 4)9
TOTAL(15.1 Ov, RR: 7.05)107/3
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Klaassen301816.00123030
Roelof van der Merwe403508.7574110
Logan van Beek301404.66112000
Brandon Glover302117.0082100
Pieter Seelaar2.101416.4640100

Match Info

TossNetherlands, elected to bat first
SeriesICC Men’s T20 World CupIreland tour of United Arab Emirates
Season2021/22
Player Of The MatchCurtis Campher
Match numberT20I no. 1312
Match days18 October 2021 – day (20-over match)
UmpiresMarais Erasmus , Rod Tucker
TV UmpireAdrian Holdstock
Reserve UmpirePaul Reiffel
Match RefereeDavid Boon
PointsIreland 2, Netherlands 0

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