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Ten Doeschate's all-round show in vain

Tue, Feb 22, 2011 10:33 PM


Ten Doeschate's all-round show in vain

Ryan ten Doeschate's all-round show
Ryan ten Doeschate's all-round show went in vain as Netherlands went down by six wickets to England in a Group B match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Tuesday.

Riding on ten Doeschate's 119 (110b, 9x4, 3x6), Netherlands posted 292 for 6 in its 50 overs. In its chase, England overhauled the target in 48.4 overs to finish at 296 for 4.

Earlier ten Doeschate shared a crucial 78 run stand with Tom Cooper (47) for the third wicket. He then added a further 64 runs with Tom de Grooth (28) for the fifth wicket. To finish things off ten Doeschate added 61 runs for the sixth wicket with skipper Peter Borren (35 not out).

For England, James Anderson (0-72), Stuart Broad (2-65) were expensive with the ball.

In its reply, England got off to a confident start with skipper Andrew Strauss (88: 83b, 9x4) and Kevin Pietersen (39) adding 105 for the opening wicket.

Later, Jonathan Trott (62: 65b, 4x4) held the innings together. Ian Bell contributed a useful 33 as England held its nerves to script a win.

Ten Doeschate performed well with the ball as well picking up 2-47.



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