The 2nd match of the ODI series played yesterday between Cricket League played today between Netherlands and Ireland at Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht. In which Ireland beat Netherlands by 8 wickets.
Netherlands batted first after winning the toss the entire team all out after scoring just 157 runs in 2nd ball of the last over. Netherlands started not very well, Max ODowd scored 36 runs with the help of 5 boundries in 59 balls, Bas de Leede 23 runs in 40 balls, Scott Edwards 23 runs in 24 balls, Brandon Glover 18 runs in 31 balls, apart from this, Stephan Myburgh 11 runs in 32 balls, Pieter Seelaar 11 runs in 34 balls, Saqib Zulfiqar 2 runs in 24 balls, Timm van der Gugten 1 run, Ben Cooper and Fred Klaassen dismissed without scoring, and Logan van Beek played an unbeaten inning 22 runs in 36 balls. In this way, Netherlands batted first after winning the toss, scored 157 runs after losing all wickets in 49.2 overs, and set a target of 158 runs in front of Ireland.
Ireland bowlers performed brilliantly, Craig Young took 4 wickets just for 18 runs in9.2 over include with 2 madden over, Joshua Little also got 4 wickets for 39 runs in his spell, Andy McBrine took 1 wicket just for 28 runs include with 4 madden over in his spell, and Barry McCarthy got 1 wicket.
Ireland chasing 158 runs in the second, they achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 43 over and won the match very easily by 8 wickets. Ireland started brilliantly although the first wicket has gone very quickly, William Porterfield and Paul Stirling came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone very quickly just in 9 runs, William Porterfield dismissed without scoring, next batsman Andrew Balbirnie came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 82 runs with Paul Stirling, the second wicket fell in 91 runs, Paul Stirling dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 52 runs with the help of 6 boundries in 64 balls, after that Harry Tector came to bat, handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Andrew Balbirnie, Andrew Balbirnie played a brilliant unbeaten inning 30 runs with the help of 3 boundries in 59 balls, and Andrew Balbirnie played a brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 63 runs with the help of 6 boundries in 127 balls. In this way, Andrew Balbirnie chasing 158 runs in the second, achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 43 over and won the match very easily by 8 wickets.
Netherlands bowlers Logan van Beek and, Pieter Seelaar got 1-1 wicket.