The Romania and Netherlands team will lock horns in the Match 3 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Netherlands team has the presence of players like Max Hoornweg and Musa Ahmed. While, the Romania team need the contributions from Gohar Manan and Pavel Florin. The Netherlands team will be led by Sebastian Brat and Ramesh Satheesan captains the Romania team.
The Netherlands team will basically feature in this tournament with their B team but players have the necessary experience to compete well in their fixture against any European team. While, Romania have a star-studded side and will be confident after fine performances in the international circuit and will look to continue the winning streak.
Although the Netherlands team are at 17th rank,which is the highest for any European country in the European circuit, they will play this tournament with the less experienced players. While Romania are ranked 39th in the ICC T20I rankings. This is the Match 3 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, with all the 5 matches being played on the same venue.
Fixture Name: Match 3 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 20 September
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED-XI(recent last): ECC Debut
ROM(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Netherlands-XI and Romania is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. In the Round 1 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, the scores of over 100 were easily scored and the bowlers need to be wary of their lengths to take wickets and contain runs to be able to stand string against the opposition team batters.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 134/7 won by 27 runs against Spain 107/8 in Final of Round 1 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 7 players from Romania and 4 players from Netherlands. This is due to the fact that the Romania team has a fine experience in the T10 circuit. The best picks for this fixture would be Taranjeet Singh and Ramesh Satheesan due to their fine performances in the European circuit, while, Musa Ahmad can be a differential pick for the Dream11 prediction.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Satwik Nadigotla
BATSMEN: Gohar Manan, Taranjeet Singh, Ramesh Satheesan, Musa Ahmad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sebastian Braat, Vasu Saini
BOWLERS: Pavel Florin, Aftab Kayani, Vivian Kingma, Max Hoornweg
The Romania team is expected to win this fixture due to the terrific performance of their players in the European as well as international level matches. They have the players who have outstanding stats in the recently completed Continental Cup and ECS matches. While, Netherlands are playing with their B team and can be under pressure in this fixture and can come 2nd.
The Netherlands team will look to start off with a win in this fixture with their little iexperienced team in the tournament. But few of the players were a part of the main team in the ODI series that took place earlier in the year, and would look to perform well and take this as an ultimate challenge. The top picks for the team would be Musa Ahmad and Max Hoornweg who were impressive in the ECS Netherlands 2021.
The middle-order batsman will be upbeat after fine performances in the ECS T10 Capelle, Netherlands. He stabilized his team, Sparta Cricket 1888 very well and put them in front-foot during his stay at the crease. In a total of 6 matches, he scored 215 runs at a fine average of 43 and will be the best pick from the Netherlands team for this fixture against Romania.
The bowler will be a fine pick for this fixture due to his effective performances in the 2021 domestic cricket. He displayed terrific ball-striking capabilities and was able to contain runs in an efficient manner. He took a total of 29 wickets in 7 matches at a good average of 22, and will look to maintain this form in the European Cricket Championship T10 to keep the team in advantage position.
Captain: Sebastiaan Braat
Wicketkeeper: Asad Zulfiqar
Possible Top Order: Boris Gorlee, Musa Nadeem Ahmad, Navjit Singh, Victor Lubbers
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vivian Kingma, Ryan Klein
Spin Bowlers: Clayton Floyd, Julian de Mey
The x-factor for the team would be Vivian Kingma who has been impressive in the Netherlands club cricket and can be a fine performaces. While the coach will look to set the best team for this tournament.
NED-XI Playing 11 (likely)
1. Boris Gorlee
2. Navjit Singh
3. Julian De Mey
4. Victor Lubbers
5. Vivian Kingma
6. Asad Zulfiqar (wk)
7. Musa Ahmad
8. Clayton Floyd
9. Max Hoornweg
10. Sebastiaan Braat (c)
11. Ryan Klein
The Romania team is expected to be quite impressive in the tournament due to the momentum they have generated in the last few tournaments. In the final of Continental Cup, they posted a strong total of 156 and won the game by 33 runs, and will be confident of the team in both the departments. The top picks for this game would be Taranjeet Singh and Satwik Nadigotla, who have been fine performers.
The opening batsman of Romania team will be the most vital pick due to his form for the past 1 year in the Romania cricket circuit. He has displayed his six-hitting capabilities and single handedly won the matches for his respective teams in ECS and national team as well. He was the leading run-scorer in ECS T10 Romania with 493 runs in 10 matches and picked 12 wickets for the Cluj team.
The most consistent run-scorer at the top-order will be one of the best picks for this fixture. He has displayed the stability during his most of the innings and can stitch important partnerships in crucial situations. In the ECS T10 Romania 2021, he continue his good form and scored 365 run at an average of 40.55 and will be a boon to the Romania team at the top-order.
Captain: Ramesh Satheesan
Wicketkeeper: Satwik Nadigotla
Possible Top Four: Taranjeet Singh, Gohar Manan, Satwik Nadigotla, Ramesh Satheesan
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vasu Saini, Rajesh Kumar
Spin Bowlers: Pavel Florin, Taranjeet Singh, Ramesh Satheesan
The x-factor for the team would be Pavel Florin who was the best bowler for the team in the Continental Cup 2021 and helped the team to clinch the trophy with his pitch-perfect bowling.
ROM Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Romania 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 6th day of the tournament and third fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The ROM 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.