NED vs IRE Dream11 Prediction: Netherlands and Ireland will face off each other in the first ODI here at Utrecht. Hosts Netherlands will finally get to debut in the World Cup Super League. They have the experience of skipper Pieter Seelaar and opener Stephan Myburgh while young players like Scott Edwards have shown great promise. Fast bowlers looked in good touch in the recently played series vs Scotland. Kingma and van Beek will be expected to put up a good show against a strong opposition.
Ireland, meanwhile, looks like a strong team. They have a good blend of youth and experience. Stirling and Kevin O’Brien form a deadly opening combination at the top with Balbirnie at No. 3 to stabilize the innings. George Dockrell has made an exceptional comeback in a totally different fashion. The focus will be on his batting form as he has been in good form in the domestic season. Irish quicks like Barry McCarthy and Josh Little will be dangerous in favorable conditions.
Fixture name: Netherlands vs Ireland, 1st ODI
Series: Ireland tour of Netherlands, 2021
Date: 2 June, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED (recent last) L W W W L
IRE (recent last) L W L L L
Ground: Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Italy 135/4 (15.3 overs) beat Germany 130/6 (20 overs) by 6 wickets.
Pitch Report: The conditions are likely to assist fast bowlers as there will be initial movement for them. New ball bowlers can get a few wickets upfront while spinners are likely to play a containing role. The forecast is sunny for the match which means the pitch will get better for batting as the game progresses.
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NED Team News
Injury update, unavailability
NED Playing 11 (likely)
IRE Team News
Injury update, unavailability
IRE Playing 11 (likely)
Both teams will be looking to collect some valuable Super League points here. There will be a great battle between the powerful Irish batting lineup and in-form Dutch bowlers. Netherlands will be missing their key players like van der Merwe and ten Doeschate who are currently playing county cricket. Max O’Dowd will be eager to carry his good form from the last series. The return of Dockrell has been a great talking point. Despite being Ireland’s second highest wicket-taker overall, the expectations will be from his batting. Looking at the experience and a powerful batting order, Ireland will start as favorites for NED vs IRE Today Match Prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick
Vivian Kingma- Kingma’s recent form makes him a perfect pick for the fantasy team. He picked up 5 wickets at an average of just 8.80 in the last series against Scotland.
ODI Career: Wkts 7, Bowl Avg. 21
Paul Stirling- The explosive opener can take the game from the opposition in no time. If he stays on the wicket, he will enjoy the sunny conditions and can get a big score here.
ODI Career: Runs 4697, Avg. 39
Stirling vs NED: Runs 286, Avg. 47
Craig Young- The fast bowler will enjoy bowling with the new ball. After the retirement of Boyd Rankin, he is seen as someone who can extract some extra pace and bounce from the pitch.
ODI Career: Wkts 37, Bowl Avg. 27
BAT: P Stirling, A Balbirnie, M O’Dowd, K O’Brien
WK: S Edwards
ALL: P Seelaar, M Adair
BOWL: T van der Gugten, V Kingma, G Dockrell, C Young