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| On Oct 19, 2021 7:30 PM IST

NAM vs NED T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of Namibia

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NAM Playing 11: The Namibia team will lock horns against Netherlands in the Match 7 of the T20 World Cup 2021. They have a must win game upon them, and need to be at their best in this fixture, and keep a track of maintaining a fine net run rate as well.

The Namibia team lost their first league fixture against Sri Lanka. They were dismissed on a score of 96, with the 20+ runs contributions from Craig Williams Gerhard Erasmus. While David Wiese along with other batters failed to perform well. Then the opposition chased down the score easily in 13 overs, with Trumpelmann, Scholtz, and Smit taking 1 wicket each.


Team News

  • The team has lost 3 consecutive matches in the T20 World Cup, 2 warmups and 1 league stage.
  • They are not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11.

NAM Playing 11 (likely)

The Namibia team have been disappointing performers in the tournament. They lost both their warmup matches against Oman and Scotland, and have lost their first league fixture against Sri Lanka as well. The team needs the performances from David Wiese in both departments, who is the most experienced player in the team and is coming into this tournament after being part of CPL 2021.

No changes are expected in the Playing 11 of the Namibia team, as they are possibly featuring with the best set of players. The middle order needs to fire right away to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the group stages, while bowlers need to give their 100% for a win.

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NAM Playing 11 (likely)

1. Stephan Baard
2. Zane Green (wk)
3. Craig Williams
4. Gerhard Erasmus (c)
5. David Wiese
6. JJ Smit
7. Ruben Trumpelmann
8. Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton
9. Jan Frylinck
10. Bernard Scholtz
11. Pikky Ya France

Namibia Squad

Namibia Squad: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephen Baard, Karl Birkenstock. Michau du Preez, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Nicol Lofie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Michael van Lingen, David Wiese, Craig Williams, Picky Ya France


Where to Watch NAM vs NED Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH NAM vs NED T20 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. The Star Sports Network has won the rights to broadcast the T20 World Cup 2021 matches on TV Channels and Streaming Platforms. The Disney+ Hotstar VIP and Premium Plans are available for 6 months or 1 year for the viewers who want to watch the NAM vs NED T20 World Cup 2021. The covid concerns have receded in countries like Oman and United Arab Emirates, and the crowds will be allowed to witness this match in the stadium and the teams will get a proper viewership for their upcoming matches.


4 Fantasy picks for Namibia vs Netherlands from NAM

1. David Wiese

David Wiese is an experienced cricketer and has played in all the franchise T20 leagues all around the world. Recently, he was impressive in the CPL 2021 and helped his team to qualify for the finals with his all round contributions.

Name Matches Runs/Wickets Average
David Wiese 268 28565/208 22.55/26.37

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2. Gerhard Erasmus

The middle order batsman and the captain of Namibia is a reputed name due to his consistent contributions for the team. He has been able to stabilize the team well and can finish the innings in a fine fashion. He has 533 runs in 21 T20I matches at an average of 33.31.

Name Matches Runs Average
Gerhard Erasmus 23 542 33.87


3. Zane Green

Green scored the most runs for the team in the Warmup matches, and would look to be proficient in this fixture with his ability to provide a stable start to the team.

Name Matches Runs Average
Zane Green 8 206 25.75


4. Craig Williams

The best batter of the team in the T20I format will be critical to the team’s campaign in the T20 World Cup. In the last fixture, he was the top scorer for the team with 29 runs. In 20 T20I matches, he has amassed 537 runs at an average of 33.56

Name Matches Runs Average
Craig Williams 20 537 33.56

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