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Mar 19, 2014 at 06:50pm IST

As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Netherlands, World Twenty20, Match 7

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As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Netherlands, World Twenty20, Match 7

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Zimbabwe: 1 Hamilton Masakadza 2 Sikandar Raza 3. Vusi Sibanda, 4 Brendan Taylor (capt/wk), 5 Sean Williams, 6 Elton Chigumbura, 7 Timycen Maruma, 8 Prosper Utseya, 9 Tinashe Panyangara, 10 Tendai Chatara, 11 Natsai M'shangwe

Netherlands: 1 Stephan Myburgh, 2 Michael Swart, 3 Wesley Barresi, 4 Tom Cooper, 5 Peter Borren, 6 Ben Cooper, 7 Logan van Beek, 8 Mudassar Bukhari, 9 Timm van der Gugten, 10 Pieter Seelaar, 11 Ahsan Malik

Commentary (Zimbabwe 1st Innings)

3.1 van der Gugten to S Raza, 1 run. 17/0

2.6 A Malik to H Masakadza, Angles a full ball away from the batsman, Masakadza goes after it but misses out to end the over. 16/0

2.5 A Malik to H Masakadza, An over-pitched delivery, Masakadza has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 16/0

2.4 A Malik to S Raza, A full ball on the pads, pushed down softly to mid on this time for one. 16/0

2.3 A Malik to S Raza, A short of a good length ball, Raza gets back and defends it towards point. 15/0

2.2 A Malik to S Raza, A full length delivery, defended down. 15/0

2.1 A Malik to S Raza, FOUR! Excellent execution! Fuller and angling away, Raza makes use of the angle, intentionally opens the face to the third man fence. 15/0

Ahsan Malik is into the attack, first change.

1.6 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, Good length on middle, tucked away through mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 11/0

1.5 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, Full and well wide outside off, Masakadza goes to dig it away but was quite far to make any contact. 9/0

1.4 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, Short ball, Masakadza goes to pull it away off his ribs but misses out. 9/0

1.3 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, Charges out of the track to a length delivery but the shot's gone straight to mid off. 9/0

1.2 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, Full and wide, Masakadza pushes it off the front foot towards cover. 9/0

1.1 van der Gugten to H Masakadza, A full length delivery around off, Masakadza defends it down towards mid on. 9/0

Welcome back for the run chase. The target is not big by any stretch of imagination but Zimbabwe have to start it well. Hamilton Masakadza and Sikandar Raza are the openers for Zimbabwe. Mudassar Bukhari to kick off proceedings for Netherlands.

Timm van der Gugten will bowl from the other end.

0.6 M Bukhari to S Raza, Played that off the front foot and into the ground. 9/0

0.5 M Bukhari to H Masakadza, Good length delivery on off, Masakadza tries to hit it through the line but gets an inside edge onto the pads. Could have easily dragged it back on. The ball rolls in the gap and they pinch one. 9/0

0.4 M Bukhari to H Masakadza, Full length and around off, pushed off the front foot towards cover. They want a single but the fielder was quick there. 8/0

0.3 M Bukhari to H Masakadza, FOUR! Crashed away! Full and well wide, Masakadza gets under the line and without bothering to move his feet, clanks it through covers. 8/0

0.2 M Bukhari to H Masakadza, FOUR! Crashed away! Full and well wide, Masakadza gets under the line and without bothering to move his feet, clanks it through covers. 4/0

0.1 M Bukhari to H Masakadza, Good length and wide, swinging away, left alone. 0/0

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