NED Playing 11: The Netherlands team will lock horns with Ireland team in their opening fixture in the T20 World Cup 2021. They secured 1 win in 2 warmup matches that took place in the last week.
The Netherlands team managed to secure a win in their last warmup fixture and would look to start off with a win in the World Cup. They posted a total of 165 runs against the Oman team, with Myburgh, Cooper, and Colin Ackermann providing 35+ contributions. Then the bowlers like Kingma, Van der Gugten, and Van Beek kept their nerves to secure a win by 4 runs.
The Netherlands team is an experienced side and will look to compete in a strong manner against the Ireland team. The presence of players like Ryan Ten Doeschate and Van Der Merwe will be crucial for the team, with their fine track record in the shorter formats over the years. While, the team has fine bowling attack, with players like Paul Van Mekereen, Van Der Gugten, Van Beek, and Fred Klaassen being a regular fixture in the England domestic tournaments. In the batting department, the team will be reliant on Stephan Myburgh and Colin Ackermann, who are the proven performers.
NED Playing 11 (likely)
Netherlands Squad: Pieter Seelaar (c), Colin Ackermann, Philippe Boissevain, Ben Cooper, Bas de Leede, Scott Edwards, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren
WATCH IRE vs NED T20 World Cup LIVE on Star Sports 1 Channel and Stream Live on the Disney+ Hotstar Platform. It will be a great viewership for the Star Sports network due to the talent of both the teams in the T20I cricket. The Disney+ Hotstar plans are offered by various telecom operators, so that people can watch Ireland vs Netherlands Match 3 of the T20 World Cup. With the covid cases remaining low and vaccination is full swing, the crowds have been allowed in the United Arab Emirates and Oman for allowing people to watch the cricket action live from the stadium.
1. Stephan Myburg
The opening batsman of Netherlands has a fine experience in the international circuit. In the warmup matches, he scored the most runs for the team, and will be required to give them a good start and stitch crucial partnerships.In 34 matches, Myburg has scored 741 runs.
2. Colin Ackermann
The prolific run scorer in the T20 cricket will be one of the best picks for this fixture. Ackermann is coming into this tournament after a fine showing at the English T20 Blast, and would look to be proficient with his accleleration in the middle overs.
3. Fred Klaassen
Fred Klaassen can be the differential pick for this fixture due to his brilliant form in the 2021 season. He was one of the top wicket takers for the Kent team in the English domestic season this year. In 21 T20I matches, Fred has scalped 20 wickets.
4. Paul Van Mekereen
Paul Van Mekereen is an experienced player and will look to help the team in winning their opening fixture. He was impressive in the Caribbean Premier League 2021, with his pace and accuracy and and would look to keep up the same form.
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