The Netherlands XI and England XI team will compete in the Match 8 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Netherlands team rely on the performances of their experienced players like Sam Pearce and Harrison Ward. While, the Netherlands team have the presence of Ryan Klein and Boris Gorlee. The Netherlands team will be led by Sebastian Braat and Dan Lincoln captains the England XI team.
The Netherlands team are at top of the points table with 2 wins in 2 matches. They won their last league match by 37 runs against Italy. While the England XI also have 2 wins with lower run rate than the opponents. In their last league match, the team put up a brilliant show to score 178 runs and win the match by a margin of 93 runs.
The clash between the top 2 teams in the European Cricket Championship T10 2021 would be a thrilling encounter. They have a fine balance in their squads to overcome crucial phases and emerge victorious at the end of the day. The team winning this fixture will confirm their place for the playoffs, which will be played on Friday.
Fixture Name: Match 8 (Final week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 5 October
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED-XI(recent last): W W W
ENG-XI(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Netherlands XI and England XI is slated to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The batters will have a good time on this venue, and can easily score runs due to the quick outfield and small boundaries. The average score is 110 on this venue, and is expected to be improved, as the players get back in proper rhythm.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Austria 100/6 won by 4 wickets against Portugal 98/4 in Qualifier 2 of Round 2 of ECC T10 2021.
The 6 players from Netherlands, and 5 from England XI are selected in the Dream11 team. The captain pick in this team can be Harrison Ward, who has been explosive in his performances throughout the tournament. While the vice captain can be top order batsman Musa Ahmad, who has picked the momentum at the right time.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Dan Lincoln
BATSMEN: Boris Gorlee, Musa Ahmad, Victor Lubbers, Harrison Ward
ALL-ROUNDERS: Clayton Floyd, Sebastiaan Braat, Sam Pearce
BOWLERS: Rich Edwards, Ryan Klein, Arthur Godsal
The Netherlands team are likely to win this crucial encounter due to the better bowling attack of the side, who can trouble the top order of the opponents. While the England XI have also been consistent with their performances and would look to continue the same momentum. It will be an exciting encounter between both the teams to bag the top spot.
The Netherlands team has been one of the best performing sides in the tournament and are top position in the points table. They won their last league match against Italy by 37 runs. The key performers for the team were Boris Gorlee and Sebastiaan Braat, who have produced fine performances throughout the tournament as well.
The leader of the Netherlands team will look to maintain his fine form in the tournament. His all round brilliance has been one of the reasons for the team’s fine performance in the group stage and the final week as well. In 12 matches, Braat has scalped 14 wickets, at an average of 10.85. He also has 130 runs to his name at an average of 18.57.
The experienced player has been impressive with his performances for the past 2 months. He played well in the last T20 series, which was the Continental Cup. While, Musa gradually improved his form in this tournament as well, after failing to provide enough contribution. He has been impactful with his performances, and hit 70 in the 1st league match of the final week, and can be one of the best picks.
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 Out: The middle order batsman Victor Lubbers played well in the group stages, and can provide contribution, if the team needs in any of the matches.
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 England XI team has been terrific with their performances in the tournament, and have only 1 loss out of total 11 matches and would look to continue the same form. In the last league match, the batters, Harrison Ward and Dan Lincoln were terrific for the team to help the team in posting a strong target of 178 runs. While, the bowlers also put up a fine show to restrict opposition and win by 93 runs.
The opener for team has a fine experience in the white ball cricket and rubbed shoulders with the England cricketers in the T20 Blast 2021. He has been able to provide a fantastic start to the team and win the matches for the team by his ball striking capabilities. In the last league match, Harrison scored 92 off 31 balls and stitched a partnership of 178 runs with captain Dan Lincoln.
The spinner with a reputed name in the England domestic circuit is one of the best picks for this game, as he is the leading wicket taker in the tournament. Sam has been perfect with his line lengths, and has been able to contain runs. He has used the variations including the flighted deliveries to invite the batsman to smash him, but as a result, they have given away their wickets. In 10 matches, Sam has scalped 18 wickets.
Captain: Dan Lincoln
Wicketkeeper: Dan Lincoln, Alex Mellor
Possible Top Order: Dan Lincoln, Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Alex Mellor
Pace Bowlers: Zum Ahktar, Andy Rishton, Richard Edwards
Spin Bowlers: Euan Woods, Alex Russell, Sam Pearce, Max Uttley, Tom Bevan
Player To Watch Out: The fast bowler, Arthur Godsal has been intelligent with his pace variations and is expected to perform well for the team in this fixture.
ENG-XI Playing 11 (likely)
1. Dan Lincoln (c & wk)
2. Harrison Ward
3. Tom Bevan
4. Alex Mellor
5. Luke Webb
6. Sam Pearce
7. Andy Rishton
8. Richard Edwards
9. Euan Woods
10. Alex Russell
11. Max Uttley
Watch Netherlands XI vs England 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 17th day of the tournament and 4th fixture of the Final Week matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The NED-XI vs ENG-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. The crowd is allowed in the stadium and different facilities have been provided for the kids and adults, for having a fine experience in Cartama Oval.