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Netherlands v Papua New Guinea
Dubai International Stadium, 2 November 2019
ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier Final
Result Netherlands won by 7 wickets
Toss Papua New Guinea
Latest update at 9:28 PM Local Time
Commentator Andrew Nixon
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6:55 PM On behalf of the entire CricketEurope team, thanks for joining us throughout this tournament. This is Andrew Nixon signing off, enjoy the rest of your day.
6:54 PM So ends another highly competitive qualifier. If only the main ICC events were like this...
6:52 PM Pieter Seelaar also says his team are proud of their performance. Says there were questions being asked after the Oman Pentangular, but they've come back well. Credits the experience of Ackermann and ten Doeschate.
6:49 PM PNG captain Asad Vala hopes that his team have made their country proud. Says that Ackerman, Cooper and ten Doeschate showed them how to bat in the middle overs. Says that's what they need to improve ahead of the World Cup.
6:46 PM Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus is named player of the tournament, though he isn't there to accept the award.
6:44 PM The player of the match is Brandon Glover. Presented to Glover by former Dutch international Dirk Nannes.
6:30 PM Celebrations a bit more muted than when the Netherlands secured qualification. That was the main task of course, but it's still great to win a tournament.
6:30 PM A great innings at the end by ten Doeschare proved to be the key for the Dutch.
6:29 PM The Netherlands have won the qualifier. They've shared the trophy twice after rained off finals in 2008 and 2015, but this is the first time they've won it outright.
19
End of over 19 (14 runs) Netherlands 134-3
R ten Doeschate 34* (23 balls, 2x4, 3x6) C Ackermann 29* (33 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 52 in 6.3 overs
Pokana 4-0-37-1 Vanua 3-0-24-0
18.6 Pokana to ten Doeschate, SIX And Tendo finishes it in style with a huge heave over midwicket.
18.5 Pokana to Ackermann, 1 run. Through the covers to level the scores.
18.4 Pokana to Ackermann, 2 runs. Hit through the covers for one. Throw comes in and ricochets off the stumps for an overthrow.
18.3 Pokana to ten Doeschate, 1 leg bye. Clips his pads and goes to fine leg.
18.2 Pokana to Ackermann, 1 run. Flicked just backward of square.
18.2 Pokana to Ackermann, WIDE Down the leg side. Not what PNG need now.
18.1 Pokana to Ackermann, 2 runs. Played through the covers.
6:23 PM Nine needed from the last two. Should be done from here.
18
End of over 18 (9 runs) Netherlands 120-3
R ten Doeschate 28* (21 balls, 2x4, 2x6) C Ackermann 23* (29 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 38 in 5.3 overs
Vanua 3-0-24-0 Pokana 3-0-24-1
Netherlands need 9 runs to win in 2.0 overs.
17.6 Vanua to Ackermann, 1 run. Hit to mid-on.
6:23 PM Vanua looks to be struggling under the pressure here.
17.5 Vanua to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Another full toss, pulled square.
17.4 Vanua to ten Doeschate, FOUR Full toss and ten Doeschate carves it through the covers.
17.3 Vanua to Ackermann, 1 run. Wide and hit through the covers.
17.2 Vanua to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Hit to long on.
17.1 Vanua to Ackermann, 1 run. Pitched up trying for the yorker and pushed to mid-on.
6:19 PM Run a ball needed from the last three overs.
17
End of over 17 (7 runs) Netherlands 111-3
R ten Doeschate 22* (18 balls, 1x4, 2x6) C Ackermann 20* (26 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 29 in 4.3 overs
Pokana 3-0-24-1 Ravu 3-0-18-1
Netherlands need 18 runs to win in 3.0 overs.
16.6 Pokana to ten Doeschate, no run. Stopped at point there.
6:19 PM Just released the pressure a little more there.
16.5 Pokana to ten Doeschate, SIX Gets down on one knee and heaved over deep midwicket.
16.4 Pokana to ten Doeschate, no run. Cut and stopped at point.
16.3 Pokana to ten Doeschate, no run. Pushed to short mid-on.
16.2 Pokana to ten Doeschate, no run. Stopped at point.
16.1 Pokana to Ackermann, 1 run. Slower ball, pushed to mid-on.
6:15 PM 25 from 4 overs needed.
16
End of over 16 (13 runs) Netherlands 104-3
R ten Doeschate 16* (13 balls, 1x4, 1x6) C Ackermann 19* (25 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 22 in 3.3 overs
Ravu 3-0-18-1 Amini 4-0-31-0
Netherlands need 25 runs to win in 4.0 overs.
15.6 Ravu to ten Doeschate, FOUR Goes to smash it down the ground but gets an edge down to third man where there is no fielder. Lucky for ten Doeschate.
15.5 Ravu to ten Doeschate, SIX Short ball smashed away over deep square leg. That'll ease those worries on the Dutch balcony.
15.4 Ravu to Ackermann, 1 run.
15.3 Ravu to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Played to mid-on.
6:12 PM Some worried faces on the Dutch balcony.
15.3 Ravu to ten Doeschate, WIDE Down the off-side.
15.2 Ravu to ten Doeschate, no run. And again.
15.1 Ravu to ten Doeschate, no run. Stopped at backward point.
6:10 PM 38 needed from the last five overs.
15
End of over 15 (5 runs) Netherlands 91-3
C Ackermann 18* (24 balls, 0x4, 0x6) R ten Doeschate 5* (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 9 in 2.3 overs
Amini 4-0-31-0 Vala 4-1-15-1
Netherlands need 38 runs to win in 5.0 overs.
14.6 Amini to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Hit through mid-off.
14.5 Amini to Ackermann, 1 run. Played to mid-on.
14.4 Amini to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Comes down the pitch for a big heave over midwicket but gets a leading edge. Lands sage just over the covers.
14.3 Amini to Ackermann, 1 run. Played through the covers.
14.2 Amini to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Quick single to short third man.
14.1 Amini to ten Doeschate, no run. Pushed back to the bowler.
14
End of over 14 (2 runs) Netherlands 86-3
C Ackermann 16* (22 balls, 0x4, 0x6) R ten Doeschate 2* (4 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 4 in 1.3 overs
Vala 4-1-15-1 Ravu 2-0-5-1
Netherlands need 43 runs to win in 6.0 overs.
13.6 Vala to Ackermann, no run. End of another good over by Vala. A little pressure being put on the Netherlands, but PNG will need wickets.
13.5 Vala to Ackermann, no run.
13.4 Vala to ten Doeschate, 1 run. Pushed to mid-on.
13.3 Vala to ten Doeschate, no run.
13.2 Vala to Ackermann, 1 run.
13.1 Vala to Ackermann, no run.
13
End of over 13 (2 runs) Netherlands 84-3
R ten Doeschate 1* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6) C Ackermann 15* (18 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.3 overs
Ravu 2-0-5-1 Vala 3-1-13-1
Netherlands need 45 runs to win in 7.0 overs.
12.6 Ravu to ten Doeschate, no run. Pushed to mid-off.
12.5 Ravu to Ackermann, 1 run. Played down to third man.
12.4 Ravu to ten Doeschate, 1 run.
3
B Cooper c Siaka b Ravu 41 (33 balls, 4x4, 2x6) SR: 124.24
Partnership of 34 in 32 balls
Netherlands 82-3 in 12.3 overs
12.3 Ravu to Cooper, OUT - CAUGHT! Short and pulled to deep square leg where Siaka dives forward and takes the catch. Big wicket for PNG.
12.2 Ravu to Cooper, no run.
12.1 Ravu to Cooper, no run.
12
End of over 12 (4 runs) Netherlands 82-2
C Ackermann 14* (17 balls, 0x4, 0x6) B Cooper 41* (30 balls, 4x4, 2x6)
Partnership of 34 in 4.5 overs
Vala 3-1-13-1 Amini 3-0-26-0
Netherlands need 47 runs to win in 8.0 overs.
11.6 Vala to Ackermann, no run.
11.5 Vala to Ackermann, 2 runs. Good running there from these two.
11.4 Vala to Cooper, 1 run.
11.3 Vala to Ackermann, 1 run.
11.2 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Stopped by the bowler.
11.1 Vala to Ackermann, no run.
11
End of over 11 (13 runs) Netherlands 78-2
B Cooper 40* (29 balls, 4x4, 2x6) C Ackermann 11* (12 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 30 in 3.5 overs
Amini 3-0-26-0 Vala 2-1-9-1
Netherlands need 51 runs to win in 9.0 overs.
10.6 Amini to Cooper, SIX Steps down the pitch and smashes it over long on.
10.5 Amini to Cooper, no run.
10.4 Amini to Ackermann, 1 run.
10.3 Amini to Ackermann, 2 runs. Pulled through midwicket.
10.2 Amini to Ackermann, 2 runs. Flicked just backward of square.
10.1 Amini to Ackermann, 2 runs. Full toss, swept fine and fielded well just inside the rope.
10
End of over 10 (9 runs) Netherlands 65-2
B Cooper 34* (27 balls, 4x4, 1x6) C Ackermann 4* (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 17 in 2.5 overs
Vala 2-1-9-1 Amini 2-0-13-0
Netherlands need 64 runs to win in 10.0 overs.
9.6 Vala to Ackermann, 1 run. Played through the covers.
9.5 Vala to Ackermann, 2 runs. Tries a sweep but gets an edge down to third man.
9.4 Vala to Cooper, 1 run. Gets on to the backfoot and pushes it to mid-off.
9.3 Vala to Cooper, FOUR Hit straight back over the bowler's head, one bounce and four.
9.2 Vala to Cooper, no run. Completely fooled Cooper there, played and missed.
9.1 Vala to Ackermann, 1 run. Hit just past the short mid-on fielder.
9
End of over 9 (8 runs) Netherlands 56-2
B Cooper 29* (24 balls, 3x4, 1x6) C Ackermann 0* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 1.5 overs
Amini 2-0-13-0 Vala 1-1-0-1
Netherlands need 73 runs to win in 11.0 overs.
8.6 Amini to Cooper, no run. Defended back towards the bowler.
8.5 Amini to Cooper, no run. Pushed towards short mid-off.
8.4 Amini to Cooper, 2 runs. Flicked square for a well run two.
8.3 Amini to Cooper, no run.
8.2 Amini to Cooper, SIX Full toss, heaved over midwicket.
8.1 Amini to Cooper, no run.
8
End of over 8 (0 runs) Netherlands 48-2
C Ackermann 0* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) B Cooper 21* (18 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.5 overs
Vala 1-1-0-1 Amini 1-0-5-0
Netherlands need 81 runs to win in 12.0 overs.
7.6 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Pushed back to the bowler. Superb over from the captain there.
7.5 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Stopped at short mid-on.
7.4 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Full toss rapped him on the pads. Big appeal for lbw, hit just outside the line.
7.3 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Hit to short midwicket.
7.2 Vala to Ackermann, no run. Played and missed.
2
M O'Dowd c Amini b Vala 14 (19 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 73.68
Partnership of 37 in 37 balls
Netherlands 48-2 in 7.1 overs
7.1 Vala to O'Dowd, OUT - CAUGHT! Tried to flick it off his pads but just chips it to midwicket.
7
End of over 7 (5 runs) Netherlands 48-1
B Cooper 21* (18 balls, 3x4, 0x6) M O'Dowd 14* (18 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 37 in 6.0 overs
Amini 1-0-5-0 Vanua 2-0-15-0
Netherlands need 81 runs to win in 13.0 overs.
6.6 Amini to O'Dowd, 1 run.
6.5 Amini to O'Dowd, 2 runs. Googly fooled everyone. Brushed the gloves on the way through.
6.4 Amini to Cooper, 1 run. Hit to long-off.
6.3 Amini to Cooper, no run.
6.2 Amini to O'Dowd, 1 run. Pulled backward of square.
6.1 Amini to O'Dowd, no run.
6
End of over 6 (11 runs) Netherlands 43-1
B Cooper 20* (16 balls, 3x4, 0x6) M O'Dowd 10* (14 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 32 in 5.0 overs
Vanua 2-0-15-0 Ravu 1-0-3-0
Netherlands need 86 runs to win in 14.0 overs.
5.6 Vanua to O'Dowd, 1 run. Flicked to square leg to end the powerplay. Dutch looking well set at the moment.
5.5 Vanua to Cooper, 1 run. Quick single to short midwicket.
5.4 Vanua to Cooper, no run.
5.3 Vanua to Cooper, FOUR Too wide and cut for four.
5.2 Vanua to Cooper, FOUR Hit straight for four.
5.1 Vanua to O'Dowd, 1 run.
5
End of over 5 (3 runs) Netherlands 32-1
B Cooper 11* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) M O'Dowd 9* (12 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 21 in 4.0 overs
Ravu 1-0-3-0 Vanua 1-0-5-0
Netherlands need 97 runs to win in 15.0 overs.
4.6 Ravu to Cooper, no run. Pushed back to the bowler.
4.5 Ravu to O'Dowd, 1 run. Guided down to third man.
4.4 Ravu to Cooper, 1 run. Hit down to third man.
4.3 Ravu to O'Dowd, 1 run. Flicked just backward of square.
4.2 Ravu to O'Dowd, no run. Played and missed.
4.1 Ravu to O'Dowd, no run.
4
End of over 4 (5 runs) Netherlands 29-1
B Cooper 10* (10 balls, 1x4, 0x6) M O'Dowd 7* (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 18 in 3.0 overs
Vanua 1-0-5-0 Pokana 2-0-17-1
Netherlands need 100 runs to win in 16.0 overs.
3.6 Vanua to Cooper, no run. Appeal for lbw, not out. Hit outside the line.
3.6 Vanua to Cooper, WIDE Just a touch to far down the leg-side.
3.5 Vanua to Cooper, no run. Stopped in the covers.
3.4 Vanua to O'Dowd, 1 run. Pitched up and flicked just backward of square.
3.3 Vanua to O'Dowd, 2 runs. Hit down to third man.
3.2 Vanua to O'Dowd, no run. Hit to mid-on.
3.1 Vanua to Cooper, 1 run. Quick single to mid-off.
3
End of over 3 (6 runs) Netherlands 24-1
M O'Dowd 4* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) B Cooper 9* (7 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 13 in 2.0 overs
Pokana 2-0-17-1 Bau 1-0-7-0
Netherlands need 105 runs to win in 17.0 overs.
2.6 Pokana to Cooper, 3 runs. Hit straight and good fielding by Vanua saves the boundary.
2.5 Pokana to O'Dowd, 1 run. Slow ball, edged just past the outstretched hand of the keeper. Stopped at third man.
2.4 Pokana to O'Dowd, no run. Tried to flick the leg-side delivery but clipped his pads. Would have been wide if left.
2.3 Pokana to Cooper, 1 run. Slower ball, played to mid-off.
2.2 Pokana to Cooper, no run. On the back foot and defended onto the leg-side.
2.1 Pokana to O'Dowd, 1 run.
2
End of over 2 (7 runs) Netherlands 18-1
B Cooper 5* (4 balls, 1x4, 0x6) M O'Dowd 2* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 7 in 1.0 overs
Bau 1-0-7-0 Pokana 1-0-11-1
Netherlands need 111 runs to win in 18.0 overs.
1.6 Bau to Cooper, FOUR A little too wide and Cooper sweeps it square for a four.
1.5 Bau to Cooper, no run. Pushed back to the bowler.
1.4 Bau to O'Dowd, 1 run. Swept square for a single.
1.3 Bau to Cooper, 1 run. Played to mid-on.
1.2 Bau to Cooper, no run.
1.1 Bau to O'Dowd, 1 run. Hit straight, not quite stopped by Bau in his follow through.
1
End of over 1 (11 runs) Netherlands 11-1
B Cooper 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.0 overs
Pokana 1-0-11-1
Netherlands need 118 runs to win in 19.0 overs.
1
T Visée c Vanua b Pokana 10 (6 balls, 2x4, 0x6) SR: 166.67
Partnership of 11 in 6 balls
Netherlands 11-1 in 1.0 overs
0.6 Pokana to Visée, OUT - CAUGHT! Goes for another big shot but didn't middle it. Comes off the bottom of the bat and loops to Vanua at mid-off.
0.5 Pokana to Visée, 2 runs. Played through point for a well run two.
0.4 Pokana to Visée, FOUR Lofted over the covers for another four.
0.4 Pokana to Visée, WIDE Slower ball, too wide outside off.
0.3 Pokana to Visée, no run. Hit into the covers.
0.2 Pokana to Visée, no run.
0.1 Pokana to Visée, FOUR Loose delivery to start, short and wide and cut through point for four.
5:04 PM Play resumes in just over 10 minutes.
5:03 PM Well that last over will have given the Dutch a little worry. You'd still back them to chase this, but not quite as confidently as you would have before that last over.
20
End of over 20 (22 runs) Papua New Guinea 128-8
N Pokana 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Kila 27* (11 balls, 2x4, 2x6)
Partnership of 23 in 1.1 overs
van Meekeren 4-0-34-0 van der Gugten 4-0-18-2
19.6 van Meekeren to Kila, 1 bye. A bye through to the keeper.
19.5 van Meekeren to Kila, no run. Looked wide, but not given.
19.4 van Meekeren to Kila, FOUR Pulled and a top edge over the leaping Edwards and to the boundary. 21 from the over so far.
19.3 van Meekeren to Kila, FOUR A little short and cut over backward point.
19.3 van Meekeren to Kila, WIDE Adjusts too much and bowls a wide down the off-side.
19.2 van Meekeren to Kila, SIX Wide again and flicked square for another six.
19.1 van Meekeren to Kila, SIX Would have been a wide down leg-side but Kila flicks it fine for a great six.
19
End of over 19 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea 106-8
N Pokana 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Kila 7* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 0.1 overs
van der Gugten 4-0-18-2 Glover 4-0-24-3
18.6 van der Gugten to Kila, 1 run.
8
R Hekure c Edwards b van der Gugten 1 (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 33.33
Partnership of 3 in 5 balls
Papua New Guinea 105-8 in 18.5 overs
18.5 van der Gugten to Hekure, OUT - CAUGHT! Pulled but a top edge. Edwards runs from behind the stumps to short fine leg to take his third catch.
18.4 van der Gugten to Hekure, no run. Played and missed.
18.3 van der Gugten to Kila, 1 run. Slower delivery, Kila tries for a big hit over mid-on but didn't quite time it right.
18.2 van der Gugten to Hekure, 1 run. Played towards point.
18.1 van der Gugten to Kila, 1 run.
18
End of over 18 (6 runs) Papua New Guinea 102-7
J Kila 4* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.0 overs
Glover 4-0-24-3 van der Gugten 3-0-14-1
7
S Bau c Edwards b Glover 29 (29 balls, 2x4, 1x6) SR: 100.00
Partnership of 6 in 5 balls
Papua New Guinea 102-7 in 18.0 overs
17.6 Glover to Bau, OUT - CAUGHT! Short ball, Bau tries to pull it but misses, it just brushes the glove and goes through to the keeper.
17.5 Glover to Bau, no run.
17.4 Glover to Kila, 3 runs. Same delivery, this time hit through mid-off. Misfield by Cooper allows them to turn a single into three.
17.3 Glover to Bau, 1 leg bye. Full toss slower ball hits him on the pads. Not out, probably going down leg. They run through for a leg bye.
17.3 Glover to Bau, WIDE Just down leg-side.
17.2 Glover to Kila, 1 run. Pushed to midwicket.
6
N Vanua bowled Glover 5 (11 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 45.45
Partnership of 14 in 20 balls
Papua New Guinea 96-6 in 17.1 overs
17.1 van der Gugten to Vanua, OUT - BOWLED! Vanua misses a straight one and Glover sends his leg stump cartwheeling out of the ground.
17
End of over 17 (8 runs) Papua New Guinea 96-5
S Bau 29* (26 balls, 2x4, 1x6) N Vanua 5* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 14 in 3.1 overs
van Meekeren 3-0-13-0 van der Gugten 3-0-14-1
16.6 van Meekeren to Vanua, 1 run. Slower ball bouncer, looked like Vanua had all the time in the world to play it, but he can only pull it through midwicket for a single. Dutch bowling quite well for this stage of the match.
16.5 van Meekeren to Vanua, no run. Swing and a miss.
16.5 van Meekeren to Vanua, WIDE Too far down leg side.
16.4 van Meekeren to Bau, 1 run. Short ball, pulled square.
16.3 van Meekeren to Bau, FOUR Some improvisation there by Bau. Steps towards the off-side and pulls a full pitched ball down to fine leg.
16.2 van Meekeren to Vanua, 1 run. Cut through the covers. PNG keep finding the fielders.
16.1 van Meekeren to Vanua, no run. Swing and a miss.
16
End of over 16 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea 88-5
S Bau 24* (24 balls, 1x4, 1x6) N Vanua 3* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 6 in 2.1 overs
van der Gugten 3-0-14-1 van der Merwe 4-0-15-2
15.6 van der Gugten to Bau, no run. Outside off and Bau takes a swipe at it and misses.
15.5 van der Gugten to Bau, no run. Goes for a drive down the ground but mistimes and just pushes it back to the bowler.
15.4 van der Gugten to Bau, no run. Tried for a pull shot but mistimes and it lands at his feet.
15.3 van der Gugten to Vanua, 1 run. Shortish, pulled away for a single.
15.2 van der Gugten to Bau, 1 run. Hit to mid-on.
15.2 van der Gugten to Bau, WIDE
15.1 van der Gugten to Bau, no run.
15
End of over 15 (1 run) Papua New Guinea 85-5
N Vanua 2* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Bau 23* (19 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 3 in 1.1 overs
van der Merwe 4-0-15-2 Glover 3-0-19-1
14.6 van der Merwe to Vanua, no run. And again. Great over at this stage from the left arm spinner.
14.5 van der Merwe to Vanua, no run. Pushed back to the bowler.
14.4 van der Merwe to Vanua, no run. Played and missed.
14.3 van der Merwe to Vanua, no run.
14.2 van der Merwe to Bau, 1 run.
14.1 van der Merwe to Bau, no run. This is the first time this innings that a bowler has been given a two over spell.
14
End of over 14 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea 84-5
N Vanua 2* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Bau 22* (17 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.1 overs
Glover 3-0-19-1 van der Merwe 3-0-14-2
13.6 Glover to Vanua, 2 runs. Flicked backward of square.
4:31 PM Vanua comes to the crease, very capable of scoring quickly.
5
K Doriga c Edwards b Glover 3 (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 50.00
Partnership of 9 in 9 balls
Papua New Guinea 82-5 in 13.5 overs
13.5 Glover to Doriga, OUT - CAUGHT! Comes down the pitch, Glover bowls a short one, Doriga defends it but it catches his glove and Edwards takes a great diving catch behind the stumps.
13.4 Glover to Doriga, no run. Short ball, Doriga leans out of the way.
13.3 Glover to Doriga, no run. Played back to the bowler.
13.2 Glover to Bau, 1 run.
13.1 Glover to Bau, FOUR Comes down the pitch to the quick bowler and hits it through the covers for four.
13
End of over 13 (6 runs) Papua New Guinea 77-4
K Doriga 3* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Bau 17* (15 balls, 0x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 4 in 0.4 overs
van der Merwe 3-0-14-2 Ackermann 3-0-25-0
12.6 van der Merwe to Doriga, no run. Hit back to the bowler.
12.5 van der Merwe to Bau, 1 run. Played off his pads.
12.4 van der Merwe to Doriga, 1 run.
12.3 van der Merwe to Doriga, 2 runs. Cut through point for two.
4
L Siaka bowled van der Merwe 39 (41 balls, 4x4, 1x6) SR: 95.12
Partnership of 43 in 39 balls
Papua New Guinea 73-4 in 12.2 overs
12.2 van der Merwe to Siaka, OUT - BOWLED! Gives it some more flight and Siaka misses it.
12.1 van der Merwe to Siaka, 2 runs. The running keeping the Dutch fielders on their toes.
12
End of over 12 (9 runs) Papua New Guinea 71-3
S Bau 16* (14 balls, 0x4, 1x6) L Siaka 37* (39 balls, 4x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 41 in 6.1 overs
Ackermann 3-0-25-0 Seelaar 1-0-10-0
11.6 Ackermann to Siaka, 1 run.
11.5 Ackermann to Siaka, FOUR Gets on the backfoot and pulls it sqaure for another boundary.
11.4 Ackermann to Bau, 1 run. Hit hard towards long-on.
11.3 Ackermann to Siaka, 1 run. Played through point.
11.2 Ackermann to Siaka, 2 runs. Played square for a quick two. Really good running between the wickets from this pair.
11.1 Ackermann to Siaka, no run.
11
End of over 11 (10 runs) Papua New Guinea 62-3
S Bau 15* (13 balls, 0x4, 1x6) L Siaka 29* (34 balls, 3x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 32 in 5.1 overs
Seelaar 1-0-10-0 van der Gugten 2-0-11-1
10.6 Seelaar to Siaka, 1 run. On the back foot and nicely played into the covers.
10.5 Seelaar to Siaka, SIX Too short from the Dutch captain and Siaka pounces on it and smashes it over deep square leg.
10.4 Seelaar to Siaka, no run.
10.3 Seelaar to Siaka, no run. Played into the covers.
10.2 Seelaar to Siaka, no run.
10.1 Seelaar to Bau, 3 runs. Played to third man and they run very very quickly to get three.
10
End of over 10 (10 runs) Papua New Guinea 52-3
L Siaka 22* (29 balls, 3x4, 0x6) S Bau 12* (12 balls, 0x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 22 in 4.1 overs
van der Gugten 2-0-11-1 van der Merwe 2-0-8-1
9.6 van der Gugten to Siaka, no run. Slower ball defended.
9.5 van der Gugten to Siaka, no run. A bit of with, Siaka swings at it and misses.
9.4 van der Gugten to Bau, 1 run. Played to square leg.
9.3 van der Gugten to Bau, 2 runs. Flicked just backward of square for a well run two.
9.2 van der Gugten to Bau, SIX Casually smashes it over deep midwicket.
9.1 van der Gugten to Siaka, 1 run. Quick single to point.
9
End of over 9 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea 42-3
S Bau 3* (9 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Siaka 21* (26 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 12 in 3.1 overs
van der Merwe 2-0-8-1 Ackermann 2-0-16-0
8.6 van der Merwe to Bau, no run. Stopped at short third man.
8.5 van der Merwe to Bau, no run.
8.4 van der Merwe to Siaka, 1 run. Hit just past the bowler for a single.
8.3 van der Merwe to Bau, 1 run. Flicked just backward of square.
8.2 van der Merwe to Bau, no run. Pushed into the covers.
8.1 van der Merwe to Siaka, 1 run.
8
End of over 8 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea 39-3
S Bau 2* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Siaka 19* (24 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 9 in 2.1 overs
Ackermann 2-0-16-0 Glover 2-0-12-0
7.6 Ackermann to Siaka, 1 run. Played through mid-on.
7.5 Ackermann to Siaka, 2 runs. Played through backward point for two.
7.4 Ackermann to Siaka, no run.
7.3 Ackermann to Siaka, no run. Hit back to the bowler.
7.2 Ackermann to Bau, 1 run. Played to point for a quick single.
7.1 Ackermann to Bau, no run.
7
End of over 7 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea 35-3
L Siaka 16* (20 balls, 3x4, 0x6) S Bau 1* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 5 in 1.1 overs
Glover 2-0-12-0 van der Gugten 1-0-1-1
6.6 Glover to Siaka, no run. Short ball, Siaka tries for a big shot but didn't get hold of it.
6.5 Glover to Siaka, 2 runs. Hit over the covers.
6.4 Glover to Siaka, no run. Shortish ball, fended off into the off-side.
6.4 Glover to Siaka, WIDE Down leg side.
6.3 Glover to Bau, 1 run. Hit into the covers.
6.2 Glover to Bau, no run. Played and missed.
6.1 Glover to Siaka, 1 run.
6
End of over 6 (1 run) Papua New Guinea 30-3
S Bau 0* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Siaka 13* (16 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.1 overs
van der Gugten 1-0-1-1 van Meekeren 2-0-5-0
5.6 van der Gugten to Bau, no run. Played and missed outside off. The Dutch on top after the powerplay, but things have changed so much after the powerplay in this tournament.
3
C Amini c Cooper b van der Gugten 0 (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 0.00
Partnership of 1 in 7 balls
Papua New Guinea 30-3 in 5.5 overs
5.5 van der Gugten to Amini, OUT - CAUGHT! Not looking good for PNG here. Amini goes for a lofted drive but mistimes it. Easily caught by Cooper running in from mid-off.
5.4 van der Gugten to Siaka, 1 run. Through the covers for a single.
5.3 van der Gugten to Siaka, no run.
5.2 van der Gugten to Siaka, no run. Cut straight to Ackermann at backward point but he can't hold on to it.
5.1 van der Gugten to Siaka, no run. Pushed to mid-on.
5
End of over 5 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea 29-2
C Amini 0* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Siaka 12* (12 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.2 overs
van Meekeren 2-0-5-0 Ackermann 1-0-12-0
4.6 van Meekeren to Amini, no run.
4.5 van Meekeren to Amini, no run. Short ball, played at and missed.
2
A Vala run out 8 (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 66.67
Partnership of 24 in 23 balls
Papua New Guinea 29-2 in 4.4 overs
4.4 van Meekeren to Vala, RUN OUT! Vala wants a quick single, Siaka sends him back. Vala stumbles a little which delays him enough to be run out by the direct throw.
4.3 van Meekeren to Vala, no run. Pushed to mid-on.
4.2 van Meekeren to Vala, FOUR Gives himself room and creams it over point, one bounce and four.
4.1 van Meekeren to Vala, no run.
4
End of over 4 (12 runs) Papua New Guinea 25-1
L Siaka 12* (12 balls, 3x4, 0x6) A Vala 4* (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 20 in 3.1 overs
Ackermann 1-0-12-0 Glover 1-0-7-0
3.6 Ackermann to Siaka, no run. Defended back towards the bowler.
3.5 Ackermann to Siaka, FOUR Quick step down the pitch and hit through midwicket.
3.4 Ackermann to Siaka, no run. Hit to mid-on.
3.3 Ackermann to Siaka, no run.
3.2 Ackermann to Siaka, FOUR Steps down the pitch and smashed through midwicket.
3.1 Ackermann to Siaka, FOUR A stroke of luck there. Flicks it behind him, the keeper misses it, as does the diving short fine leg fielder. Lots of turn for Achermann.
3
End of over 3 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea 13-1
A Vala 4* (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Siaka 0* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 2.1 overs
Glover 1-0-7-0 van Meekeren 1-0-1-0
2.6 Glover to Vala, no run. Leaves the shortish delivery.
2.5 Glover to Vala, no run. Tries to cut the wideish delivery but misses.
2.4 Glover to Vala, 2 runs. A quick single to the covers turns into two as the throw deflects from the stumps towards midwicket.
2.3 Glover to Vala, no run.
2.2 Glover to Vala, no run. Pushed to midwicket.
2.1 Glover to Vala, no run.
2.1 Glover to Vala, 5 WIDES. Not a good start by Glover as he bowls it way down leg side.
2
End of over 2 (1 run) Papua New Guinea 6-1
L Siaka 0* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6) A Vala 2* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 1.1 overs
van Meekeren 1-0-1-0 van der Merwe 1-0-5-1
1.6 van Meekeren to Siaka, no run. Superb over there by van Meekeren, just one from it.
1.5 van Meekeren to Siaka, no run. Pushed back to the bowler.
1.4 van Meekeren to Siaka, no run.
1.3 van Meekeren to Siaka, no run. Defended onto the off-side.
1.2 van Meekeren to Siaka, no run. Big appeal for lbw. Not out. Looked to be going down leg.
1.1 van Meekeren to Vala, 1 run. Played square of his pads.
1
End of over 1 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea 5-1
L Siaka 0* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6) A Vala 1* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.1 overs
van der Merwe 1-0-5-1
0.6 van der Merwe to Siaka, no run.
1
T Ura lbw b van der Merwe 4 (4 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 100.00
Partnership of 5 in 5 balls
Papua New Guinea 5-1 in 0.5 overs
0.5 van der Merwe to Ura, OUT - LBW! And he's out! Misses a sweep shot and gets hit on the pads. Huge appeal and the umpire raises his finger.
0.4 van der Merwe to Ura, no run. Played back to the bowler.
0.3 van der Merwe to Ura, FOUR Swept backward of square for the first boundary.
0.2 van der Merwe to Ura, no run. Pushed to mid-on.
0.1 van der Merwe to Vala, 1 run. Turning into the left hander, who plays it off his pads to short midwicket.
3:30 PM The left arm spin of van der Merwe to open the bowling.
3:23 PM Papua New Guinea beat the Netherlands during the group stage - can they do so again today for their first global associate title and third T20 tournament win of 2019? We get underway in just over 5 minutes.
3:16 PM The Dutch have made one change from their semi-final team, with Tobias Visée coming in for Fred Klaassen. Papua New Guinea have named the same XI they've used throughout the tournament, a remarkable feat given that many of the teams have had players suffering heat exhaustion with some even being hospitalised.
3:14 PM Hello and welcome to our coverage of the final of the T20 World Cup Qualifier between Netherlands and Papua New Guinea, where PNG have won toss and chosen to bat first.