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UAE vs Netherlands Only T20I 2016 Article

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Read the articles of UAE vs Netherlands Only T20I Only T20I 2016 - Netherlands tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) one & only T20I match played between Netherlands and United Arab Emirates at ICCA Dubai in 03rd February 2016.

Mudassar Bukhari 4 for 7 gives New Zealand massive 84-run victory over United Arab Emirates in the one-off T20 international.

Netherlands scored 157 for 5 (Wesley Barresi 48, Peter Borren 43, Rohan Mustafa 2-19) UAE 73 (Muhammad Usman 49*, Mudassar Bukhari 4-7, Michael Rippon 3-8)


This match reported by ESPNcricinfo Staff (Third Party Reference from Espncricinfo)


Right-arm pacer Mudassar Bukhari claimed career-best T20 figures of 4 for 7, as Netherlands routed UAE by 84 runs in Dubai. Bukhari's burst and assistance from Michael Swart and Paul van Meekeren reduced UAE to 7 for 5 within four overs, the lowest five-down score in all T20Is.

Mohammad Usman, the only UAE batsman to move into double figures, then launched a counterattack with an unbeaten 49 off 44 balls, including four fours and three sixes. However, it only offered scant consolation for UAE. Michael Rippon cleaned up the tail as they folded for 73 in 16.4 overs.

The match, though, was set up by forties from Wesley Barresi and Peter Borren. The pair added 77 for the third wicket before they were dismissed in a space of three balls, in the 18th over. Earlier, opener Stephan Myburgh hit 35 off 26 balls to give Netherlands early impetus. They eventually finished with 157 for 5, which proved 84 too many for UAE.