Pakistan bowlers set the tone by dismissing Netherlands for a lowly 91 for 9 however their batting was not as medical as they misplaced 4 wickets to realize the goal in 13.5 overs.
“I’m very comfortable. Staff did properly with the ball and bat. I believe the size was essential. They wanted to bowl on size as a result of there was bounce on the floor. Everybody executed properly,” Azam stated through the post-match presentation.
“For my part we may chase higher than this. However win at all times provides you confidence. We’re taking the nice issues ahead to the following recreation.”
Regardless of being blown away by the Pakistan bowlers, Netherland skipper Scott Edwards justified his choice to bat first.
“That was nonetheless the precise choice to make. We have not batted first all event, we simply weren’t ok on the day. We had been on 30 or so and 15  after the powerplay. We could not string within the boundaries with the bat.
“Bowlers put their efforts in, however 90 was by no means sufficient.”
Shadab Khan, who was adjudged the participant of the match for his three-wicket haul, stated the expertise of taking part in in opposition to a few of the Dutch gamers in county cricket helped.
“I believe this can be a true pitch. I simply tried to bowl on the stumps. I bowled to those gamers within the final collection in addition to in county cricket,” stated the 24-year-old, who performed for Yorkshire this 12 months.
“Our bowlers put strain within the powerplay and I may strike and that’s what is a couple of workforce recreation.
“It’s a horrible feeling to go in there with one run remaining. However we couldn’t end the final two video games and at this time was about ending it.”