Netherlands vs UAE 23rd Match Wills World Cup 1996 Articles

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Read the articles of Netherlands vs UAE 23rd Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 22nd ODI match played between United Arab Emirates and Netherlands at Nagpur in 01st March 1996.

Stunning half-centuries from Saleem Raza and Mohammad Ishaq after a Shaukat Dukanwala's five-wicket haul helped to UAE historic their first ever ODI win over Netherlands by seven-wickets in the World Cup Group B match.

* This was 1st ever official ODI between two ICC Associate teams.

* This Match was originally scheduled to be a day/night match.

Netherlands scored 216-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Peter Cantrell 47 off 106-balls - who fell three-run short of his half-century including a boundary, Flavian Aponso struck 45 off 80-balls included six boundaries, Tim de Leede scored 36 and Klaas-Jan van Noortwijk 26.

UAE best bowler by Shaukat Dukanwala claimed 5-wickets for 29-runs in 10-overs, Azhar Saeed took two-wickets, Shehzad Altaf and Sultan Zarawani both took one-wickets.

UAE chased 220-3 in 44.2 overs with top scorer by Saleem Raza hammered a quick-fire 68-ball 84-runs including 7-fours and six-sixes, Mohammad Ishaq cracked a delightful unbeaten 51 off 55-balls including eight-fours, Azhar Saeed scored 32 off consuming 82-deliveries with two-fours and Vijay Mehra 29 not out.

Netherlands best bowler by Roland Lefebvre and Steven Lubbers both took one-wickets.

Shaukat Dukanwala and Saleem Raza both shared player of the match awards.