Namibia shocked a Scotland facet lacking captain Kyle Coetzer to dehydration by 24 runs in Dubai to document their first win of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier.
Scotland seemed like they had been lacking their chief, too, as they fell to their second Group A defeat within the event to a rejuvenated Namibian facet.
Gerhard Erasmus (37) and Craig Williams (31) constructed a center order platform for Namibia which JJ Smit used to hit a bruising 22-ball 43 as they posted 159 for six from their 20 overs.
Calum MacLeod (39) and Richie Berrington (23) hit a 48-run stand as Scotland seemed properly positioned on 64 for 2 on the midway mark however Jan Frylinck and Christi Viljoen took two wickets every to place the breaks on a chase that finally fell flat with the Scots ending on 135 for eight from 20 overs.
It’s Netherlands, although, who proceed to set the tempo in Group A after they maintained their 100 per cent document with a five-wicket victory over Singapore.
Timm van der Gugten and Roelof van der Merwe took three wickets apiece to skittle their opponents for 101 all out in 18.5 overs.
Max O’Dowd (35) and Colin Ackermann (34 not out) noticed Netherlands by means of to the goal comparatively comfortably with 21 balls to spare.
In the meantime, the only Group B fixture of the day noticed Jersey transfer as much as second with a 35-run win over UAE, Benjamin Ward hitting 47 with the bat whereas Harrison Carlyon took three for 15 and Ben Stevens three for 20.
Namibia storm by means of to beat Scotland by 24 runs
Namibia shocked a Kyle Coetzer-less Scotland to document their first win of the event as JJ Smit’s (43) late flurry and Jan Frylinck (two for 15) and Christi Viljoen’s (two for 24) wickets proved an excessive amount of for Scotland.
Regardless of falling to 46-Three, captain Gerhard Erasmus (37) and Craig Williams (31) steadied the innings earlier than Smit gave it a lot wanted impetus together with his fiery 22-ball effort which included 4 sixes as Namibia recorded 159 for six from 20 overs.
Scotland had been two down early however, regardless of the same fightback from Calum MacLeod (39) and Richie Berrington (23) Frylinck and Viljoen constructed stress with disciplined bowling earlier than ripping by means of Scotland’s engine room as they fell quick on 135 for eight from 20 overs.
Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus mentioned: “We batted properly to set a good rating and that momentum we took into the bowling innings, our bowlers executed self-discipline and their adjustments of tempo had been actually good.
“We wanted a change of substances in our sport plan and that’s what we did as we speak once we received the toss and determined to bat first which has been a little bit of a pattern on this event, groups batting first have finished properly.
“After shedding the primary two video games we needed to reassure ourselves this event is barely a child and it’s nonetheless early within the event so we’re going to take the positives from this sport and hopefully step up one sport at a time.”
Scotland captain Richie Berrington mentioned: “I assumed it was a superb knock [JJ Smit’s] which modified the form of the innings.
“It didn’t assist shedding two early wickets so it was necessary to rebuild which we did do and we additionally knew chasing there was going to be instances once we wanted to take choices on however sadly as we speak we didn’t fairly execute in addition to we are able to a couple of of our guys holed out as we misplaced wickets in clusters.
“We’ve acquired two video games left, our subsequent sport is Bermuda, and we have now to come back again sturdy and take this one on the chin, no matter they throw at us we’re going to must face it.”
Netherlands ease previous Singapore by 5 wickets
Netherlands bowling duo Timm van der Gugten (three for 9) and Roelof van der Merwe (three for 22) secured the facet’s third straight win as they claimed three wickets every with Singapore slipping from 71 for 2 to 101 all out in 18.5 overs.
It began properly for Singapore as Surendran Chandramohan (28), Aritra Dutta (20) and Tim David (19) set a platform for the innings however the third wicket of Manpreet Singh triggered a collapse of eight for 30 with van der Merwe and van der Gugten on the centre of the bowling effort.
In response, two early wickets from Amjad Mahboob and Selladore Vijayakumar gave Singapore hope however Max O’Dowd (35) and Colin Ackermann’s measured 34 not out steered Netherlands to their goal in 16.Three overs.
Netherlands participant Roelof van der Merwe mentioned: “Timm van der Gugten bowled out of his boots as we speak, he had his first-born youngster this morning so he’s a really dedicated fella.
“He got here and stayed with us and missed that nice occasion which reveals the dedication of the fellows in attending to Australia.”
Singapore captain Amjad Mahboob mentioned: “Within the first ten overs we had been in a superb place however within the center our boys gave too many simple wickets away, we had been 30-40 runs quick.
“Credit score goes to Netherlands, they held their nerve which is why the victory went to them.
“We repeated the identical errors as in opposition to Qatar and I hope the coaches watch this again and ask why we did these items.”
Jersey show too good for UAE by 35 runs
Jersey’s Benjamin Ward (47) offered the runs and Harrison Carlyon (three for 15) and Ben Stevens (three for 20) as their 147 all out from 20 overs proved a step too far for hosts UAE.
Having been 47-Three Jersey’s innings was teetering however Ward’s 47 from 24 balls included 4 sixes and was simply the tonic to get the facet to a good whole, Junaid Siddique the decide of the UAE Bowlers with two for 34.
A gap stand of 60 between Rohan Mustafa (28) and Chirag Suri (27) seemed to have put UAE in command of the chase however the spin of Carlyon and Stevens dragged the sport again in the way in which of Jersey and impressed a collapse of eight wickets for 38 runs as UAE had been bowled out for 112 from 19.2 overs.
Jersey participant and man of the match Benjamin Ward mentioned: “That efficiency as we speak was distinctive, after shedding to Canada within the final sport it simply spurred us on and we gelled and caught collectively actually very well.
“We’re all the time seen because the underdogs so in positions like that [being behind in the game] we’ve learnt find out how to combat by means of it and stick collectively, all of us realised we wanted to place all our weight into this sport.
“After a efficiency like that as we speak in opposition to UAE you’re a sturdy facet, we are able to sit up for the remainder of the competitors now.”
UAE coach Dougie Brown mentioned: “Anytime you lose it’s disappointing, however you must give credit score to Jersey, they put numerous stress on us that we actually ought to have been in a position to take care of.
“We soaked it up within the first half however I assumed we had been just a bit bit restricted bowling to [Benjamin] Ward however once you’re 50 for no wicket off six overs you’re ready of authority and to lose away as badly as we did is extremely disappointing.
“For no matter purpose we went away from our plans and in the event you don’t convey your observe into sport conditions you’re going to endure.”
Namibia beat Scotland by 24 runs, ICC Academy, Dubai
Namibia 159-6, 20 overs (JJ Smit 43, Gerhard Erasmus 37, Craig Williams 31; Josh Davey 2-29)
Scotland 135-Eight, 20 overs (Calum MacLeod 39, Richie Berrington 23; Jan Frylinck 2-15, Christi Viljoen 2-24)
Netherlands beat Singapore by 5 wickets, ICC Academy, Dubai
Singapore 101 all out, 20 overs (Surendran Chandramohan 28, Aritra Dutta 20, Tim David 19; Timm van der Gugten Three-9, Roelof van der Merwe Three-22, Paul van Meekeren 2-20, Brandon Glover 2-20)
Netherlands 104-5, 16.Three overs (Max O’Dowd 35, Colin Ackermann 34 not out, Roelof van der Merwe 19 not out)
Jersey beat UAE by 35 runs, Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
Jersey 147 all out, 20 overs (Benjamin Ward 47, Jonty Jenner 20; Junaid Siddique 2-34, Zahoor Khan 2-39)
UAE 112 all out, 19.2 overs (Rohan Mustafa 28, Chirag Suri 27; Harrison Carlyon Three-15, Ben Stevens Three-20, Charles Perchard 2-22)
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier Fixtures (native time)
23 October – Namibia v Bermuda (10h00), Oman v Nigeria (10h00), Singapore v Kenya (14h10), Eire v Canada (14h10), Hong Kong v Jersey (19h30)
24 October – Netherlands v PNG (10h00), UAE v Nigeria (10h00), Hong Kong v Canada (14h10), Scotland v Bermuda (19h30)
25 October – PNG v Singapore (10h00), Eire v Jersey (10h00), Namibia v Kenya (14h10), Oman v Canada (19h30)
26 October – Eire v Nigeria (10h00), Netherlands v Bermuda (14h10), Namibia v Singapore (19h30)
27 October – PNG v Kenya (10h00), Hong Kong v Nigeria (10h00), Scotland v Netherlands (14h10), Oman v Jersey (14h10), UAE v Canada (19h30)
29 October – Play-off 1 – A2 v B3 (14h10), Play-off 2 – A3 v B2 (19h30)
30 October – Play-off Three – A4 v Loser of Play-off 1 (14h10), Play-off four – B4 v Loser of Play-off 2 (19h30)
31 October – Play-off for fifth and sixth locations – Winner of Play-off Three v Winner of Play-off four (14h10)
1 November – Semi-final 1 – B1 v Winner of Play-off 1 (14h10), Semi-final 2 – A1 v Winner of Play-off 2 (19h30)
2 November – Third place Play-off – B1 v Winner of Play-off 1 (14h10), Ultimate (19h30)