Scotland carve out advantage
ICC Media Release
Sat, Jun 12, 2010 9:46 AM
Scotland produced a solid batting performance on day two of their ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Netherlands at Deventer.
Beginning the day on 16-1, in reply to the home side's first innings of 210, Scotland closed on 273-7 ? a lead of 63.
The Dutch started well as they reduced the visitors to 61-4, with off-spinner Adeel Raja claiming two of the wickets.
Richie Berrington (82) and Neil McCallum (51) then led the recovery in a fifth-wicket stand of 133.
After both fell in quick succession, Gregor Maiden (40) and Matthew Parker (27 not out) contributed more valuable runs with the Scots aiming to push their lead into three figures on day three.