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Top 5 Epic Run Chases In T20 Cricket


2. Netherlands vs Ireland 21 March 2014 at Sylhet

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It was the Qualifier of ICC WT20 2014 at Sylhet. Ireland had won their previous 2 games and Netherlands had won 1. If the Dutch would have managed to defeat

Irish with a better NRR, they were through to the league stage of the tournament. Batting first Ireland posted a mammoth 189/4. In response, Netherlands needed to chase down the target in 14 overs. They blasted their way through the powerplay with 91/1 which set up the run chase. Stephen Myburgh scored 63 off just 23 deliveries and Tom Cooper smashed a 15-ball 45. In the most sensational manner, Netherlands managed to pull off a historic run chase and were through to the group stage of ICC WT20.

Match Summary: Ireland 189/4 (Poynter 57, Porterfield 47; Ahsan Malik 2/26) lost to Netherlands 193/4 (Myburgh 63, Cooper 45*; K O”Brien 2/29) by 6 wickets.

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