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Gloucestershire win by 90 runs (D/L Method)

Holland vs Gloucs

Kiwis too hot for Dutch

Nicol century helps Gloucestershire romp home

Rob Nicol: Scored a century as Gloucestershire won by 90 runs

Gloucestershire had their New Zealanders to thank for a 90-run defeat of the Netherlands in the Clydesdale Bank 40.

Rob Nicol's century helped the visitors pile up 290-6 in Amstelveen and, after rain intervened, the Netherlands were all out for 146 in pursuit of a revised target.

Kiwi fast bowler James Fuller did the damage, finishing with career-best figures of 6-35.

Nicol provided the early fireworks, belting seven sixes in his 113-ball 133 having shared an opening stand of 102 with compatriot Hamish Marshall (47).

And some lusty hitting from Fuller (40 from 24) and Alex Gidman ensured a huge total which Holland never seriously threatened.

Tom Cooper (51) aside, the home batsman were no match for the pace of Fuller, who finished the job with two wickets in three balls.

Match Details

27th Jul 2012
Gloucestershire won the toss and elected to bat.
VRA Ground
N J Llong and S A Garratt


Batsman R
Swart c Gidman b Saxelby 12
W. Barresi c Batty b Fuller 8
Cooper c R.J. Nicol b Fuller 51
C.J. Borgas b E.G.C. Young 30
Borren c D.A. Payne b Fuller 10
de Grooth c R.J. Nicol b Fuller 12
Bukhari lbw b E.G.C. Young 2
T.G.J. Gruijters lbw b R.J. Nicol 5
Seelaar not out 3
T. van der Gugten c Cockbain b Fuller 9
M.A.A. Jamil b Fuller 0
Extras 2nb, 2w 4
Total All Out, 22.0 Overs 146
Full Batting Card


Bowler O M R W
Saxelby 3 0 23 1
Fuller 6 0 35 6
D.A. Payne 5 0 39 0
E.G.C. Young 4 0 23 2
R.J. Nicol 4 0 26 1
Full Bowling Card