Karnataka beats Netherlands for second win, Manish Pandey hits hundred


100 by Manish Pandey helped Karnataka register a slender one-wicket win over the World Cup-bound Netherlands staff in a follow one-day match right here on Wednesday.

This was Karnataka’s second win over the Dutch outfit in as many matches, as the house aspect had registered a large 142-run victory within the first match on September 25.

Karnataka misplaced wickets at common intervals however Pandey’s knock (105 off 76 balls) that contained 15 fours and 4 sixes helped the host to remain forward of the curve in a chase of 297.

Pandey acquired ample assist from younger batter Okay.L. Shrijith who made 73 off 60 balls. Karnataka went previous the goal in 39.2 overs on the Alur grounds.

Earlier, Colin Ackerman (79 off 81 balls), Ryan Klein (46 off 26 balls) and captain Scott Edwards (42 off 27 balls) had powered Netherlands to a wholesome 296 all out in 47.5 overs.

For Karnataka, Manoj Bhandage, Praveen Dubey, Pranav Bhatia and M Venkatesh shared the spoils, taking two wickets apiece.

Temporary scores: Netherlands: 297 all out in 47.5 overs (Colin Ackerman 79, Ryan Klein 46, Scott Edwards 42; M Venkatesh 2-56, Manoj Bhandge 2-58, Pranav Bhatia 2-49) misplaced to Karnataka: 300 for 9 in 39.2 overs (Manish Pandey 105, Okay.L. Shrijith 73; Wesley Barresi 3-50).



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