The Portugal and Netherlands XI team will lock horns in the Match 16 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Netherlands team has the presence of players like Victoria Lubbers and Ryan Klein. While, the Portugal team rely on the contributions from Azhar Andani and Amir Zaib. The Netherlands team is captained by Sebastian Brat and Najjam Shazad leads the Portugal team.
The Netherlands team have won all their 5 matches, and are looking confident of maintaining their top position in the points table. They have been impressive in both the departments. While Portugal team has not been able to secure any wins in the same number of league matches, and it is a dead rubber match to see, if the Portugal team can compete in their last 2 league matches or not.
It will be the clash between the table topper and the team languishing at the bottom. The Netherlands team have already qualified for the playoffs, and Portugal team will not proceed to the playoffs. This is the Match 16 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and a total number of 5 matches will be played today.
Fixture Name: Match 16 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 23 September
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED XI(recent last): W W W
POR(recent last): L L L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Portugal and Netherlands XI is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The batters have been terrific in this belter of a pitch and no score is safe on this venue due to the quick outfield, small boundary at one side. Here, the bowlers need to maintain their line-lengths to avoid getting thrashed by the batters in this fixture.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Romania 116/6 won by 28 runs against Portugal 88/5 in Match 15 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 7 players from Netherlands and 4 players from Portugal. This is because of the performances from the players in the tournament. The best pick for this game would be Clayton Floyd who has been terrific with the bat and ball, and vice-captain can be Julian De Mey, and these both picks can be from Netherlands team.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Asad Zulfiqar
BATSMEN: Amir Zaib, Boris Gorlee, Victor Lubbers, Musa Ahmad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Clayton Floyd, Najjam Shahzad, Neils Etman
BOWLERS: Julian De Mey, Junaid Khan, Amandeep Singh
The Netherlands team is expected to win this fixture in a convincing way due to he glorious performances of the team in the tournament, and have their bases covered in all the departments. While the Portugal team has not been consistent with their performances and need to play well as a team with a fine intent to win the last 2 league matches.
The Netherlands team are currently playing their best cricket in the European Cricket and will look to maintain the same for. They have gradually improved their performances in the tournament. In the last league against Hungary, they chased down the total of 109 in the last over. The best picks from Netherlands would be Julian De Mey and Clayton Floyd, who have been the best performers.
The bowler has been impactful with his performance to help the team get 5 straight wins in their debut tournament. His line-lengths has been near-to-perfect and has executed the stock balls well to keep the batters under pressure. In the tournament, he has picked up 10 wickets and is the leading wicket-taker in this Round of European Cricket Championship T10.
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The opening batsman who is also an all-rounder will be the best pick for this game due to his ability to be consistent with his performances. He has boosted the team in both departments, and will look to maintain the same form. In 6 matches, he has amassed 182 runs and also scalped 7 wickets, both at very good averages and is one of the reasons for the team’s run.
Captain: Sebastiaan Braat
Wicketkeeper: Asad Zulfiqar
Possible Top Order: Boris Gorlee, Musa Nadeem Ahmad, Clayton Floyd, Victor Lubbers
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vivian Kingma, Ryan Klein
Spin Bowlers: Clayton Floyd, Julian de Mey
The x-factor for the team would be Ryan Klein who has also been a good support to the team’s cause and can perform well in this fixture against the Portugal team.
NED XI Playing 11 (likely)
Asad Zulfiqar (wk)
Julian De Mey
The Portugal team have been a fine side in the European circuit but has not been able to win any of the 5 matches in the tournament, and would be on the lookout to finish the tournament well in the last 2 league fixtures. In the last league match, they lost to Romania by 28 runs. The best picks from Portugal will be bowler Junaid Khan and all-rounder Amir Zaib.
The leader of the bowling attack for Portugal has an ability to swing the ball into or out-swing to induce an edge. He can be a potent weapon for the Portugal team to take wickets in the power-play overs and can contain runs in the death overs. In 6 matches, he has scalped 8 wickets at an average of 12.25 and has been impressive.
The most consistent run-scorer of the Portugal team for the past 1 month can be trusted to give you good amount of fantasy points. He has been a reliable batsman for the team in crucial situation and can absorb pressure well. In 6 matches, he has scored 123 runs and taken 6 wickets and will look to maintain the same form.
Captain: Najam Shahzad
Wicketkeeper: Francoise Stoman
Possible Top Order: Sharn Gomez, Azhar Andani, Amir Zaib, Mian Shahid
Possible Opening Bowlers: Najam Shahzad, Junaid Khan
Spin Bowlers: Amandeep Singh, Md Siraj Nipo
The x-factor for the team would be Mian Shahid who has been the star performer in the Portugal T10 circuit and need to come out of shell to perform well for the team.
POR Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Portugal 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 9th day of the tournament and first fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The POR 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. 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.