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Women's World T20 Qualifier (Europe)
Netherland v USA
Netherlands beat USA by 36 runs.
Scotland and The Netherlands proceed to the Global Qualifier; USA are eliminated.
 Netherland 184-4 (20 overs)  S Kalis 88, H Siegers 51*
 USA 148-5 (20 overs)  O Wallerson 41*, E Rendler 40, N Gruny 30; L Klokgieters 2-32
Scotland v Netherlands
Netherlands win by 18 runs
Scotland win the Qualifier on run rate
 Netherlands 129-6 (20 overs)  S Kalis 48, H Siegers 32
 Scotland 111-7 (20 overs)  K Bryce 23
Netherlands win but Scotland take the trophy Netherlands win but Scotland take the trophy ZZZZ11:18 amZZZZ
The Netherlands claimed victory over Scotland in the final match of the ICC Womenís World T20 Europe/Americas Qualifier in Stirling thanks to a fine all-round performance from Heather Siegers but Scotland take the trophy on net run rate.
Netherlands qualify for next stage Netherlands qualify for next stage ZZZZ6:45 amZZZZ
Netherlands claim comfortable win over USA to qualify for the next stage in qualification.
Sindhu Sriharsha interview Sindhu Sriharsha interview ZZZZ6:14 amZZZZ
USA captain speaks about the ambitions of herself and the USA team.
Netherlands and USA face crunch match Netherlands and USA face crunch match ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
Netherlands and USA with much to ponder as they prepare for winner-takes-all encounter.
Scotland Women
Scotland Women's World T20 Qualifier (Europe) winners ©CricketEurope

                        P  Pts     NRR
Scotland                4    5     .511
Netherlands             4    5     .360
USA                     4    2   -1.452
MATCH PHOTOS
Scotland v Netherlands
Netherlands v USA
Scotland v USA
Scotland v Netherlands (2)
Scotland v Netherlands
Intercontinental Cup 2015-17
Intercontinental Cup logo
Porterfield scores hundred but resolute Dutch secure draw Porterfield scores hundred but resolute Dutch secure draw ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
William Porterfield's 16th International century wasn't enough to earn Ireland victory on the final day of their rain-affected Intercontinental Cup clash against the Netherlands at Malahide.
Day 3 report Day 3 report ZZZZ6:23 amZZZZ
Tough going for Ireland as they struggle to gain the upper hand.
O'Dowd century saves Dutch blushes, but Ireland press ahead O'Dowd century saves Dutch blushes, but Ireland press ahead ZZZZ3:40 pmZZZZ
A record-breaking partnership of 160 between centurian Max O'Dowd and Logan van Beek helped the Netherlands to avoid the follow-on at Malahide on Thursday, but Ireland still led by 269 at the end of the day.
Determined Dutch hold up Ireland despite Rankin 5-wicket haul Determined Dutch hold up Ireland despite Rankin 5-wicket haul ZZZZ2:28 pmZZZZ
An excellent fightback by the Netherlands middle order stalled Ireland's progress in Thursday's penultimate day's play in the Intercontinental Cup clash at Malahide.
I-Cup Day 2 report I-Cup Day 2 report ZZZZ6:35 amZZZZ
Ireland take control on Day 2 in Malahide.
MATCH PHOTOS
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 4 (1)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (3)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (2)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (1)
Ireland v Netherlands Day 2 (3)
Ireland v The Netherlands: William Porterfield batting for Ireland
Ireland v The Netherlands: William Porterfield batting for Ireland ©CricketEurope
                        P  Pts
Ireland                 6   89
Afghanistan             5   81
Netherlands             6   52
Papua New Guinea        5   40
Hong Kong               5   39
Scotland                5   37
UAE                     5   27
Namibia                 5   27
Topklasse 2017
Topklasse preview Round 17 Topklasse preview Round 17 ZZZZ10:47 amZZZZ
CricketEurope's terrible twosome look at the prospects for the penultimate week of the competition.
Topklasse Preview Round 16 Topklasse Preview Round 16 ZZZZ5:41 amZZZZ
A look ahead at the 16th round of Topklasse matches
Excelsior march on, Hermes all but gone Excelsior march on, Hermes all but gone ZZZZ10:01 pmZZZZ
A win away at Punjab for Excelsior all-but seals the Topklasse title, whilst Schiedam rivals Hermes-DVS' loss to HBS means their relegation is as good as certain
Topklasse Preview: Round 15 Topklasse Preview: Round 15 ZZZZ4:08 amZZZZ
Previews and predictions for the 15th round of Topklasse matches
Excelsior march on whilst Hermes' hopes are dying Excelsior march on whilst Hermes' hopes are dying ZZZZ7:10 amZZZZ
A convincing win over Quick Haag saw Excelsior take a step closer to coronation, whilst Dosti hammered another nail into Hermes' top-flight coffin.
Topklasse Preview: Round 14 Topklasse Preview: Round 14 ZZZZ3:48 amZZZZ
An Amsterdam Derby with pride on the line, and Hermes have a date with Dosti at the Last Chance Saloon.
Recent Photos
Excelsior '20 Schiedam v Hermes DVS Schiedam
Excelsior '20 Schiedam v HCC Den Haag
Punjab CC Rotterdam v Excelsior '20 Schiedam
Dosti United CC Amsterdam v Hermes DVS Schiedam
ACC Amsterdam v Punjab C.C. Rotterdam

Next Fixtures
  • 20 August: VRA Amsterdam v Punjab Rotterdam (Amstelveen)
  • 20 August: Excelsior v Hermes-DVS (Thurlede)
  • 20 August: VOC Rotterdam v HBS (Hazelaarweg)
  • 20 August: Quick Haag v Dosti United (Nieuw Hanenburg)
  • 20 August: HCC v ACC (De Diepput)

  • Excelsior
    Excelsior '20 are 2017 Topklasse Champions after beating Hermes DVS by 8 wickets in the Schiedam Derby ©CricketEurope-Sander Tholen
                            P  Pts    %     NRR
    Excelsior              17   30  88.24    0.651
    VRA Amsterdam          17   26  76.47    1.196
    HCC                    17   20  58.82    0.651
    HBS                    17   20  58.82    0.365
    Quick Haag             17   18  52.94    0.292
    Punjab Rotterdam       17   16  47.06   -0.279
    ACC                    17   12  35.29   -0.116
    VOC Rotterdam          17   12  35.29   -0.865
    Dosti United           17   10  29.41   -0.800
    Hermes-DVS             17    6  17.65   -1.089
    
    Latest News
    Hurricanes make it two in a row Hurricanes make it two in a row ZZZZ5:24 amZZZZ
    Chasing 254 in the fourth innings, the Seafarers were dismissed for 125 on the last day of the annual three-day challenge, with seamer Quirijn Gunning taking five for 23.
    Hurricanes and Seafarers set for three-day battle Hurricanes and Seafarers set for three-day battle ZZZZ1:38 amZZZZ
    The two Dutch regional sides meet again in a three-day match in Utrecht, starting on Tuesday.
    Strong A side to face Jersey on Saturday Strong A side to face Jersey on Saturday ZZZZ3:02 amZZZZ
    Eight members of the Dutch Intercontinental Cup squad to face Ireland later this month will play in Saturday's friendly against Jersey at the VRA ground.
    Another series defeat, but some positive signs Another series defeat, but some positive signs ZZZZ2:00 amZZZZ
    Despite losing the series 2-1 to the UAE, the Dutch camp will draw encouragement from some individual performances with longer-term implications.
    Schiedam hosts T20 finals day on Saturday Schiedam hosts T20 finals day on Saturday ZZZZ10:32 amZZZZ
    Holders ACC, Dosti United Amsterdam, HBS Den Haag and Punjab Rotterdam have won through to contest the semi-finals, with the final to follow.
    Netherlands squad for UAE matches Netherlands squad for UAE matches ZZZZ5:50 amZZZZ
    The squad for the three one day matches features all three Zulfiqar triplets, with a call-up for VOC spinner Umar Baker.
    Clinical Dutch claim consolation win Clinical Dutch claim consolation win ZZZZ12:44 amZZZZ
    The Netherlands demolished Zimbabwe to claim a consolation 149-run victory in the final game of the three match tour.
    Timmer to join ICC Chief Executives Committee Timmer to join ICC Chief Executives Committee ZZZZ12:22 pmZZZZ
    KNCB Chair Betty Timmer was elected to the ICC Chief Executives Committee at the ICC annual meeting in London last week
    Dutch ODI ambitions in Jeopardy Dutch ODI ambitions in Jeopardy ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
    The Netherlands campaign to claim the 13th spot in the ICC's planned ODI league have suffered a major setback in London this week, reports suggest
    Snater again the hero as the Seafarers win Snater again the hero as the Seafarers win ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
    An unbeaten 40 from Shane Snater saw the Seafarers to a second three-wicket victory and the series win in Deventer on Wednesday.
    Seafarers come back to level the Pro Series Seafarers come back to level the Pro Series ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
    A fine 122-run sixth-wicket stand between Shane Snater and Umar Baker paved the way for a remarkable victory for the Seafarers in Deventer on Tuesday.
    The myth of the 'mercenaries' The myth of the 'mercenaries' ZZZZ11:49 amZZZZ
    Claims of prejudice against Dutch-produced players in national team selection are unfounded, and distract attention from the real issues.
    Cricket Challenge throws down the gauntlet again Cricket Challenge throws down the gauntlet again ZZZZ4:29 amZZZZ
    The first regional tournaments of the annual Bilingual Schools Cricket Challenge take place in Deventer and Nijmegen this week.
    Heather Siegers to captain the Netherlands Heather Siegers to captain the Netherlands ZZZZ9:28 pmZZZZ
    The change of leadership and the return of Leonie Bennett are the highlights of the selection as the Dutch women make their first trip to England of the new season.
    Esther de Lange moves to ICC Europe Esther de Lange moves to ICC Europe ZZZZ2:33 amZZZZ
    KNCB Development Officer and national women's captain Esther de Lange has been appointed to a development role with ICC Europe in London.
    How to increase diversity in the Dutch women's game? How to increase diversity in the Dutch women's game? ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
    A home series against Pakistan Women would give women's cricket a valuable boost, argues Rod Lyall.
    Netherlands Women to stay in ECB One-Day competition Netherlands Women to stay in ECB One-Day competition ZZZZ12:07 amZZZZ
    Contrary to earlier expectations, the Dutch women's side will again be playing in the ECB's Royal London One-Day Cup this year.
    Seafarers
    Seafarers' Captain Max O'Dowd's 100 not out could not prevent his team losing the annual 3-day match v the Hurricanes by 128 runs. ©CricketEurope-Sander Tholen
    Netherlands PhotoZone
    World Cricket League Championship
    WCL Championship logo
    Namibia bounce back Namibia bounce back ZZZZ11:44 pmZZZZ
    Scotland's bid to complete a World Cricket League double was dashed as Namibia bounced back to claim a deserved and decisive triumph .
    Comprehensive win for Scotland Comprehensive win for Scotland ZZZZ11:22 pmZZZZ
    Scotland stepped-up their World Cricket League bid by completing a comprehensive 51-run win over Namibia at The Grange.
    Rain stalls Scotland Rain stalls Scotland ZZZZ11:27 pmZZZZ
    Richie Berrington lstroked a sparkling century before Scotlandís bid for World Cricket League victory over Namibia was stalled by rain at The Grange.
    Nepal bounce back to level Kenya series Nepal bounce back to level Kenya series ZZZZ4:32 amZZZZ
    Nepal beat Kenya in their second WCLC match.
    Kenya beat Nepal in rain hit game Kenya beat Nepal in rain hit game ZZZZ5:27 amZZZZ
    Kenya beat Nepal at a packed Tribhuvan University ground in Kirtipur.
                            P  Pts     NRR
    Netherlands            10   16     1.27
    Papua New Guinea       10   14    -0.09
    Scotland               10   13     0.18
    Hong Kong              10   11     1.00
    Kenya                  10   10    -0.17
    Nepal                  10    8    -0.21
    Namibia                10    4    -0.42
    UAE                    10    4    -0.93
    
    Live Coverage
    Latest Scores
    VRA Amsterdam v Punjab Rotterdam at Amstelveen.
    VRA won by 172 runs
    VRA won the toss and elected to bat
     VRA Amsterdam 267 (48.5 overs)  V Singh 55, PW Borren 95
     Punjab Rotterdam 95 (31.1 overs)  SPJ Mulder 3-22, FJ Klaassen 4-15
    Excelsior 20 Schiedam v Hermes-DVS Schiedam at Thurlede.
    Excelsior won by 8 wickets
    Hermes won the toss and elected to bat
     Hermes-DVS Schiedam 82 (43.3 overs)  
     Excelsior 20 Schiedam 83-2 (16.3 overs)  LT Ingram 42*
    VOC Rotterdam v HBS Den Haag at Hazelaarweg.
    HBS won by 76 runs
    VOC won the toss and elected to field
     HBS Den Haag 194 (43.3 overs)  D Coster 47; MP O'Dowd 3-32
     VOC Rotterdam 118 (31.3 overs)  BA Westdijk 4-36
    Quick Haag v Dosti United Amsterdam at Nieuw Hanenburg.
    Quick won by 133 runs
    Quick won the toss and elected to bat
     Quick Haag 315-4 (50 overs)  LW Stokkers 38, JHM van Schelven 121, JM Bredenkamp 106
     Dosti United Amsterdam 182 (38.5 overs)  W Masood 47
    HCC v ACC at De Diepput.
    HCC won by 7 wickets
    ACC won the toss and elected to bat
     ACC 188-9 (50 overs)  AA Zulfiqar 37, ZA Kathrada 52, MU Malik 45; AA Qasim 3-42
     HCC 189-3 (30.? overs)  JD Vandiar 79, AJ Staal 48
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