|Twenty20 international series, Al Amarat, Oman:|
|Netherlands 167-7 (20 overs): B Cooper 65, Adair 2-30, Young 2-38|
|Ireland 169-4 (18.2 overs): Tector 47*, Balbirnie 32, Snater 2-21|
|Ireland won by six wickets|
Ireland beat the Netherlands by six wickets in their first match of the Twenty20 pentangular tournament at Al Amerat in Muscat, Oman on Saturday.
The Dutch made 167-7 off their 20 overs, with Ben Cooper top-scoring with 65 and Mark Adair and Craig Young taking two wickets apiece.
Ireland reached 169-4 with 10 balls to spare in reply, Harry Tector with 47.
Ireland are using the series as a warm-up for the upcoming T20 World Cup qualifiers from 18-26 October in UAE.
Graham Ford’s Irish team play hosts Oman on Sunday, Hong Kong on Monday and Nepal on Wednesday.