ST JOHN’S, Antigua – On the second day of the Caribbean Twenty20 Cricket Tournament, Sussex won the toss and batted, losing their first wicket at 11 when Mat Machan was bowled by Mudassar Bukhari for six runs.
Joe Gatting was next in and after adding 19 runs with Nash for the second wicket, he was bowled by Vander Gugten for 14.
Michael Yardy received a first-ball duck, caught behind by the wicketkeeper Wesley Barresi off Vander Gugten.
Ben Brown then joined Chris Nash and they both added 38 before Nash was caught on the long off boundary by Vander Gugten off Malik for 20.
Kirk Wernas was the next batter, but he was run out for three.
Andrew Hood joined Brown, but he was bowled by Malik for four as Sussex continued to struggle at 77 for six.
Naveed Arif and Brown added 24 runs to bring up the 100-run total off 97 balls in 62 minutes.
Their 32-run partnership for the eighth wicket came to an end when Naveed Gondal was caught at mid-wicket boundary by Kervezze off Vander Gugten for 12.
Sussex amassed 125 for nine off their 20 overs. Ben Brown top scored with 42.
Bowling for the Netherlands, Timm Vander Gugten in his four overs had no maidens, but picked up five wickets for 21 runs. Ahas Jamil Malik claimed two wickets for 21 runs in four overs.
The Netherlands needed 126 for victory but they quickly lost a wicket in the second over when Stephan Myburgh was bowled by Amjad Khan for just one run.
Alexei Kervezee was next in, but after hitting a couple of fours, he was out caught on the mid-wicket boundary by Hood off ARIF for eight.
The Netherlands then lost their third wicket when Bukhari was bowled by Liddle for five.
Swart was next to go, bowled by Nash for seven as the Netherlands reeled at 22 for four.
Peter Borren joined Wesley Barresi but Barresi did not last long as he was given out lbw by Yardy for one run.
Captain Peter Borren and Timothy Gruijters came together, but after adding 11 runs, Gruijters was stumped by wicketkeeper Ben Brown for one.
Pieter Seelarr next joined his captain and they added 38 runs for the eighth wicket before Seelarr were caught by Kirk Wernars in the covers off Liddle for 12.
Timm Vander Gugten was the next batsman but he did not last long as he was bowled by ARIF for one.
The number 11 batsman Ahsan Malik joined Borren and after adding 15 runs it was Borren that was caught on the long on boundary by Wernars off Arif for 45.
The Netherlands were bowled out for 91 runs.
Bowling for Sussex, Naved Arif tallied match figures of three wickets for 12 runs in 3.3 overs; Christopher Liddle picked up two wickets for 11 runs in four overs; and Michael Yardy claimed two for 14 off four overs.