Dharamsala - The Netherlands were knocked out of the World Twenty20 on Friday after
their match against Oman was abandoned due to rain in Dharamsala.
Dutch, who shared a point with Oman in the rained-off game, had been
invited to field after losing the toss but not a single ball was
possible due to bad weather.
"There's extreme disappointment.
We've put in a lot of time, effort and energy in trying to qualify. For
it to end like this after having lost to Bangladesh in a closely-fought
game, we are gutted," Dutch skipper Peter Borren said.
have done a lot of things better in that game, it will haunt us for a
while. We don't get a lot of opportunities at this stage. As someone
says, our next chance could be in four years time."
Meanwhile Oman, who stunned Irleand in their first group encounter, are still in the race for the Super 10 stage.
were confident coming into the game. We are still alive if we beat
Bangladesh. We put in consistent performances in the qualifiers in
Ireland and Scotland. They (players) are all excited," a beaming Oman
captain Sultan Ahmed said.
Bangladesh take on Ireland in the second match oat the same venue.