India beat Netherlands by five wickets


New Delhi: India survived a Dutch scare to win a low-scoring Feroz Shah Kotla match by five wickets on March 9 as Yuvraj Singh scored yet another half century to seal the deal.

After bundling out the Oranges for a paltry 189 runs, India came on to the field all set to wrap the Kotla carnival with a high run rate.

But plans to end the show early hit a bump as they lost Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Yusuf Pathan in quick succession. The batsmen, were going all out on Dutch bowlers when orthodox spinner Pieter Seelaar came out with a stunning show to scalp the biggies.

After losing the top order, Bengaluru Man-of-the-Match Yuvraj Singh and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni guided India home to a win in front of 30,000 cheering fans.

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