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England gets ‘Double Dutched’

Sidelights – ICC World T20 | England Vs Netherlands

They say lightening doesn’t strike twice at the same place, but then you need to ask England team and their supporters. They have beaten by Netherlands twice now in ICC World T20. The same team, which was bundled out for nothing against Sri Lanka just few days back, enough to rub salt in the wounds of the English team.

ICC World T20 | Group 1 | Match 29 | England Vs Netherlands

England gets ‘Double Dutched’

Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong

Toss: England and elected to field first

Playing XIs

Netherlands: Michael Swart, Stephan Myburgh, Wesley Barresi, Tom Cooper, Peter Borren, Mudassar Bukhari, Ben Cooper, Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Pieter Seelaar, MAA Jamil

England: Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Chris Jordan, Stuart Broad, James Tredwell, Stephen Parry

Mini Score Card:            

Netherlands 133/5 (20) – Wesley Barresi 48 (45) | Stuart Broad 3/24 (4)

England 88 – all out (17.4) – Ravi Bopara 18 (20) | Mudassar Bukhari 3/12 (3.4)

Result: Netherlands won by 45 runs

Points: Netherlands 2 (2), England 0 (2)

Man of the match: Mudassar Bukhari (Netherlands)

Umpires: Steve Davis and Burce Oxenford (Both Australia) | Aleem Dar (3rd – Pakistan) | Rod Tucker (Reserve – Australia)

Match Referee: David Boon (Australia)

How they played the game:

Powerplay: Netherlands 47 runs, 1 Wicket | England 26 runs, 3 wickets

First 50 runs: Netherlands 39 balls | England 68 balls

50-100 runs: Netherlands 45 balls | England 88 – all out (17.4)

Best Partnership:

Netherlands: 2nd Wicket – 50 runs off 44 balls | Contributors: Stephan Myburgh 23 (23) and Wesley Barresi 22 (21)

England 7th Wicket – 22 runs off 22 balls | Contributors: Chris Jordan 13 (11) and Ravi Bopara 9 (11)


Netherlands 11 (Stephan Myburgh – 6, Michael Swart and Wesley Barresi – 2, Peter Borren – 1)

England 4 (Alex Hales – 2, Eoin Morgan and James Tredwell – 1)


Netherlands 3 (Wesley Barressi – 2, Stephan Myburgh – 1)

England 0

Important facts of the match

  • This is England’s second defeat in the hands of Netherlands in as many meetings at the ICC World T20.
  • England’s total of 88 all out is the lowest total recorded by a full member against an Associate in T20I.
  • Netherlands is the only associate team, which has beaten England twice in T20Is
  • England equaled their second lowest score in T20I, first was against West Indies at The Oval in 2011.

In the pic: Ashley Giles is trying to co-op with the defeat

Picture Courtesy: ESPN Cricinfo  


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