The Belgium and Netherlands XI team will lock horns in the Match 12 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Netherlands XI team have the presence of Clayton Floyd and Musa Ahmad, and Saber Zakhil and Babarkhel Aziz Mohammad as the key players of Belgium. The Belgium team is led by the batter Sheraz Sheikh, while Sebastiaan Braat captains the Netherlands XI team.
The Belgium team have 3 wins in 3 matches, and are on a terrific momentum. In their last league match, they beat England XI by 3 wickets. While, the Netherlands XI have 2 wins in the same number of league matches, and lost their last league match to the England XI team. It will certainly be a clash between the table toppers in the Final week.
The Match 12 will witness two top teams in tournament, who were the winners in the group stage. They both will look to win this crucial encounter to make their case strong for the playoffs. It has been an exciting few weeks in the Championship, and it will see a new winner in a matter of 2 days, and both these teams are strong contenders as well.
Fixture Name: Match 12(Final week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10
Date: 6 October
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED-XI(recent last): L W W
BEL(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Belgium and Netherlands XI team is slated to be played in Cartama Oval. The scores of around 120 are easily scored on this venue, and the batters have been impressive to play their natural game. While the bowlers need to maintain their line lengths to avoid getting thrashed by the batters and win matches for the team.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Norway 132/7 won by 41 runs against Spain 91/10 in Match 17 of ECC T10 2021.
The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Babarkhel Aziz Mohammad, who has been a terrific player in the T10 circuit and would look to maintain his good form in the tournament. While, the vice captain can be Musa Ahmad, with consistent performances in the last few matches and can be trusted due to his rich experience in the T10 circuit.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Ali Raza
BATSMEN: Musa Ahmad, Boris Gorlee, Adnan Razzaq
ALL-ROUNDERS: Saber Zakhil, Babarkhel Aziz Mohammad, Khalid Ahmadzai, Clayton Floyd
BOWLERS: Ryan Klein, Murid Ekrami, Fahim Bhatti
The Belgium team is expected to win this match and confirm their place for the playoffs. They have been brilliant in all aspects of the game, and need to maintain the same performances. While, the Netherlands XI team will have to improve their batting performances against a good bowling attack like Belgium. Additionally, they will be little short of confidence after losing their last match.
The Netherlands XI team have been one of the best sides in the tournament and needs to maintain their fine form in the tournament. But, they had to face a loss in their last league match against England XI. The team could only post 88 runs on the board, and then can not defend it well, and would look to improve the performances. The top picks will be Musa Ahmad and Clayton Floyd.
The experienced player has been terrific for the team in this tournament, and is using his skills in the T10 format to the team’s favour. Although he did not do quite well in the group stages, but is consistent in the Championship week, which may decide the fate of the team. In 14 matches, Musa has scored 303 runs at an average of 27.54.
The all rounder has been one of the best performers in the tournament, and possibly took the team to the next round with his performances in both departments. Although Clayton has not been impressive with the bat in the last few matches, but has been terrific with the ball. In the last league match, he picked up 3 wickets, which was a fine effort to help the team.
Captain: Sebastiaan Braat
Wicketkeeper: Asad Zulfiqar
Possible Top Order: Musa Nadeem Ahmad, Clayton Floyd, Boris Gorlee, Sebastiaan Braat
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vivian Kingma, Ryan Klein
Spin Bowlers: Clayton Floyd, Julian de Mey
Player to Watch: Boris Gorlee has picked up fine form in the Championship and has displayed the capability to stabilize the team well.
NED-XI Playing 11 (likely)
1. Clayton Floyd
2. Musa Ahmad
3. Boris Gorlee
4. Sebastiaan Braat
5. Victor Lubbers
6. Aryan Dutt
7. Vivian Kingma
8. Ratha Alphonse (wk)
9. Ryan Klein
10. Julian De Mey
11. Shariz Ahmad
The Belgium team emerged as the best team in the group stage, and won the finals against Spain. In the Championship week as well, they have 3 wins in 3 matches. In their last league match, the batters of the team were terrific to chase down the target of 134 runs. The contribution came from Fahim Bhatti and Adnan Razzaq with the ball, and Aziz and Ali Raza played well in the batting department.
The prolific run scorer in the T10 circuit has come to its natural self in the last few matches, and is expected to keep the same form in the upcoming fixtures. He has been terrific to give them a blistering start and can play defensively, when the team requires. In the last league match, Aziz scored 40 off 12 balls to help the team in chasing down a strong total of 134 runs.
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The bowler with a knack of picking wickets has been impressive in the tournament. Adnan is one of the steady customers who has tried his best to give the team an edge over the opponents in the crucial situations. In 11 matches, he has picked up 13 wickets at a fine average of 16.07. If you want a differential pick, he can give you some fantasy points as well.
Captain: Sheikh Sheraz
Wicketkeeper: Ali Raza
Possible Top Order: Aziz Mohammad, Muneeb Muhammad, Saber Zakhil, Sherry Butt
Pace Bowlers: Shagharai Sefat, Adnan Razzaq, Khalid Ahmadi
Spin Bowlers: Sheikh Sheraz, Murid Ekrami
Player to Watch: The wicket keeper Ali Raza was terrific in the last match with 56 off 23 balls and would look to continue the same form.
BEL Playing 11 (likely)
6. Faisal Mehmood
7. Ali Raza (wk)
8. Fahim Bhatti
9. Omid Rahimi
10. Shagharai Sefat
11. Murid Ekrami
Watch Belgium vs Netherlands XI European Cricket Championship T10 Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the news updates and stats related to the European Cricket Championship T10 will be available on the European Cricket Network official website. This will be the 16th day of the tournament comprising of European nations and the Match 3 in the league stage.
The BEL vs NED-XI match will not be broadcasted on any Television Channel, as they did not have bought rights for the tournament. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the FanCode app. With the covid concerns, no crowd is allowed in the Cartama Oval at Spain but the cricketing action can be exciting online as well.