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Last Updated:  Saturday, 15 February, 2003, 16:10 GMT

India v Holland: Over-by-over

Netherlands 136 (48.1 overs) lost to India 204 (48.5 overs) by 68 runs

In a low-scoring match at Boland Park, Holland slid to defeat against an Indian side who bowled rather better than they batted, with Anil Kumble taking four wickets.

Tim de Leede also took four wickets as India's powerful batting line-up were embarrassed at Boland Park.

The only half-centuries came from Daan van Bunge (62) for Holland and Sachin Tendulkar (52) for India.

49th over Srinath bowls a short ball which Smits can only push to mid-wicket for a simple catch.
Holland 136 all out

48th over Everyone is simply going through the motions now.

47th over Srinath's ninth over costs three.

46th over Sehwag's off-breaks are easily negotiated by the last-wciket pair.

45th over Srinath finally gets the slower ball right and bowls van Bunge for 62.

44th over Sehwag on for a bit and now van Bunge moves past 60.

43rd over Srinath returns, but lacks the penetration to break through.

42nd over Harbhajan's final over features three appeals, all turned down by umpire Willey.

41st over Four singles off Tendulkar's fourth over.

40th over Two runs come off Harbhajan's ninth over.

39th over Van Bunge is the fourth Dutch batsman to hit a half-century in one-day matches, with a single off Tendulkar.

38th over Van Bunge is just one short of his half-century now.

37th over The game is really meandering along now, with India well on top but apparently unable to finish off the plucky Dutch.

36th over The Dutch are still ticking over but they need more than seven an over with only two wickets left.

35th over India decide to give Tendulkar a twirl but the only result is that Holland bring up the hundred.

34th over India bring back Zaheer as they try to finish off the Dutch innings but the European side holds out.
Holland 99-8

33rd over The Dutch are content to potter along with Van Bunge moving onto a solid 44 not out.

32nd over Smits survives a close run out decision after a great pick up and throw from Harbhajan as Kumble brings his fine spell to an end.
Holland 92-8

31st over Ganguly sends down another over of military medium with Holland content to potter along in singles.

30th over Smits survives two huge lbw appeals off the first two balls as Kumble continues to cause the Dutch novices big problems.

29th over Jeroen Smits survives a good lbw shout and manages to get off the mark two balls later.
Holland 83-8

28th over Schiferli slogs Kumble for four down to the square leg fence, but attempting a repeat shot he is caught in the deep and the bowler has his fifth wicket.
Holland 82-8

27th over Ganguly gives van Bunge some width and is carved to the mid-off fence for four.

26th over Van Bunge continues to add to his handy score as Kumble continues.

25th over The helmeltless Schiferli is struck in the face after missing a sweep against Harbhajan.

24th over That's better from Holland as a Kumble long-hop is pulled by van Bunge for four and a full toss later in the over gets similar treatment from Schiferli.

23rd over Schiferli takes the aerial route against Harbhajan, collecting a couple.

22nd over Lefebvre is struck on the pads to give Kumble his third wicket.
Holland 54-7

21st over Two singles come off Harbhajan.

20th over Kumble bowls a maiden at van Bunge.

19th over Lefebvre brings up the Dutch 50 with a skied drive over cover for two.

18th over Kumble's second wicket comes with Scholte walking in front of his stumps to be out lbw.
Holland 44-6
Moments later van Bunge hits a fine lofted off-drive for four.

17th over Van Bunge uses his feet to hit an aggressive shot off Harbhajan but only gains a single run for his efforts.

16th over Kumble strikes as van Troost gets a faint touch on a defensive push, giving Dravid another catch.
Holland 42-5.

15th over Harbhajan bowls a neat maiden over.

14th over Spin at both ends as Kumble comes on to replace Zaheer.

13th over Harbhajan strikes in his first over, with de Leede caught behind off a top-spinner for a duck.
Holland 38-4

12th over Zaheer bowls a maiden at de Leede.

11th over A wide from Srinath down the leg-side goes to the fence to add five to the Dutch score.

10th over Zuiderent drives at a wide ball which he nicks to second slip as Zaheer strikes.
Holland 31-3

9th over Srinath strikes again as Mol edges to Dravid.
Holland 29-2

8th over Mol continues to look uncertain against the seamers.

7th over Van Bunge collects three runs off Srinath's fourth over.

6th over Four wides in one over from Zaheer as India's dismal performance continues.

5th over What on earth is Dravid doing with the gloves? Now he fails to move to take a regulation diving catch to his right, with van Bunge collecting two streaky boundaries.

4th over Some shocking wicket-keeping from Rahul Dravid, conceding needless byes.

3rd over More good running from Mol and van Bunge bring Holland three more runs.

2nd over Two singles, two leg-byes and a wide get Holland going as Zaheer's line strays.

1st over Srinath has his 300th one-day wicket as Kloppenburg edges his fourth delivery to second slip.
Holland 0-1


49th over De Leeded takes the third wicket in the over as Srinath is lbw first ball.

49th over Mongia follows as he is sent back by Zaheer Khan and fails to regain his ground.
India 204-9

49th over Kumble takes the total past 200 with a powerful drive into the covers for two. He is run out attempting a third to long-off from the next ball.
India 203-8

48th over Dutch skipper Lefebvre returns to the attack, with new batsman Kumble joining Mongia in the middle. Mongia sweeps the final ball of the over fine for four.

47th over De Leede picks up his third wicket as Harbhajan is bowled after missing a wild slog.
India 186-7

46th over Harbhajan winds up a huge hit which brings him six over mid-wicket off Raja. He is lucky to avoid being run out later in the over as Raja's throw just misses the stumps.

45th over Left-armer van Troost is on for his first bowl and costs just four runs with Harbhajan looking interested in playing some expansive shots.

44th over Raja dismisses Yuvraj, caught and bowled.
India 169-6

43rd over The fifty partnership comes up with Yuvraj and Mongia seeing the ball well now and running well between the wickets.

42nd over Yuvraj uses his feet well to hit Raja for a desperately-needed boundary.

41st over Mongia play a decent leg glance to gain four runs off Schiferli.

40th over Off-spinner Raja keeps the ball up to the bat and only four runs come off the over.

39th over Schiferli, the fastest bowler in the Dutch team, returns and five runs come off the over.

38th over Only 12 overs remain and a score of 200 seems the best India can hope for.

37th over Another very cheap Lefebvre over, as the skipper's eighth over goes fur just two.

36th over Raja costs just two in his fourth over.

35th over Lefebvre returns to the attack, in an over costing just three runs.

34th over Schiferli drops Yuvraj at long on, and one wonders how crucial that could be as the ball goes for four.

33rd over Kloppenburg finishes his spell, having taken 1-40 off his 10 overs.

32nd over The first boundary in a very long time is registered as Yuvraj drives Raja through the covers, then Raja has Kaif caught at mid-wicket off a full toss.
India 114-5

31st over Kloppenburg's ninth over of medium pace is much like his first eight - naggingly accurate and hard to score off.

30th over The off-spinner Raja goes for four singles in his first over.

29th over The 100 finally comes up but no fireworks yet from Kaif and Yuvraj.

28th over De Leede is again able to concede just a couple of runs.

27th over Kloppenburg bowls a tight line to restrict India further.

26th over Dravid clean bowled by de Leede having scratched around to make 17 off 38 balls.
India 91-4

25th over Dravid and Yuvraj manage five runs off Kloppenburg's over, a positive triumph for the Indians.

24th over A bizarre dismissal as Tendulkar gloves a cut straight up in the air and wicket-keeper Smits takes an easy catch. It's a wicket for de Leede.
India 81-3

23rd over Tendulkar reaches his fifty off his 70th delivery faced by pushing Kloppenburg through the on side for a couple.

22nd over Lefebvre at mid-wicket stops Dravid from getting singles on three occasions.

21st over The murderously slow run rate shows no signs of picking up.

20th over Tendulkar keeps out another de Leede over, scoring just one run.

19th over Yet another quiet over, and those Tendulkar boundaries have dried up.

18th over De Leede keeps the shackles on the Indians, just two runs off the over.

17th over No real damage done in Kloppenburg's second over.

16th over De Leede settles into a much better second over, which costs just three.

15th over Sehwag is brilliantly caught at cover by Zuiderent as the batsman falls to an awful wide full toss from new bowler Kloppenburg.
India 55-2

14th over De Leede replaces Lefebvre and is driven through gaps in the covers and through mid-wicket for two more Tendulkar boundaries.

13th over Three boundaries in the over, two from Tendulkar and one from Sehwag, flicking behind square on the leg side in fine style.

12th over Ganguly is caught behind by debutan Smits standing up to the stumps as Lefebvre strikes.
India 30-1

11th over Schiferli bowls another maiden as Tendulkar keeps pciking out cover with some expansive drives.

10th over Lefebvre almost has Tendulkar caught behind and then stifles the scratchy Ganguly for five more deliveries.

9th over Ganguly continues to struggle to put bat to ball.

8th over Another cut and another four from the bat of Tendulkar.

7th over Two square cuts by Tendulkar off Schiferli finally bring India a couple of much-needed boundaries.

6th over The snail-like pace of the Indian scoring continues, with Lefebvre so hard to put away again.

5th over Ganguly, so casual, is lucky to survive a run out.

4th over More miserly stuff from Lefebvre, who concedes just a single in his second over.

3rd over Schiferli bowls an excellent short ball at Tendulkar which almost decapitates the maestro.

2nd over Wily old campaigner Lefebvre bowls a maiden at Ganguly.

1st over Schiferli bowls the first over, which costs three runs all in singles.

India: Sourav Ganguly (captain), Rahul Dravid (wkt), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan, Dinesh Mongia, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif.

Netherlands: Roland Lefebvre (captain), Luuk van Troost, Daan van Bunge, Feiko Kloppenburg, Tim de Leede, Henk-Jan Mol, Adeel Raja, Edgar Schiferli, Reinout Scholte, Jeroen Smits (wkt), Bas Zuiderent.

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