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ICC World Twenty20: Minnows outclass Three Lions

Netherlands's Mudassar Bukhari, right, celebrates the wicket of England's Michael Lumb, left, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Chittagong (AP) Netherlands's Mudassar Bukhari, right, celebrates the wicket of England's Michael Lumb, left, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Chittagong (AP)
By: Associated Press | Chittagong | Posted: March 31, 2014 6:15 pm | Updated: March 31, 2014 6:24 pm

The Netherlands stunned England by 45 runs Monday at the ICC World Twenty20.

The Dutch bowlers came up with an excellent performance to leave England at 88 in 17.4 overs after they scored 133-5.

Logan Van Beek and Mudassar Bukhari led the bowling attack by claiming three wickets apiece as the Netherlands cornered England right from the start of the game.

Peter Borren and Timm Van der Gugten grabbed one wicket each.

Ravi Bopara made 18 while Chris Jordan scored 14. Alex Hales contributed 12.

Earlier, England captain Stuart Broad claimed 3-24 to restrict the Netherlands in a moderate total.

Wesley Barresi hit 45 while Stephan Myburgh made 39 and Michael Swart scored 13.

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