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The Netherlands v South Africa

The Electronic Telegraph

8 July 1998

OPENER Gary Kirsten continued his fine run of form when he made an unbeaten 123 yesterday to help South Africa beat Holland by 83 runs in a 50-over friendly match in Amsterdam.

The Dutch were dismissed for 165 one ball before the end of their 50 overs with extras comfortably top-scoring on 46. Left-hander Kirsten's last four innings have now produced scores of 205 not out, 33, 210 and 123 not out.

Amsterdam: S Africans 248-6 (50 overs; G Kirsten 123 not, M Boucher 52); Holland 165 (49.5 overs). S Africans won by 83 runs.

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Date-stamped : 09 Jul1998 - 06:15