New Zealand takes on the Netherlands in the only T20I of the series. This is an exciting opportunity for Netherland players to get some quality competitive series. New Zealand will be led by Tom Latham and will be missing many of their IPL stars in this series. Both teams have got enough impact players to make this a fascinating contest.
New Zealand vs Netherlands, 1st T20I
Venue: McLean Park, Napier
Date & Time: 25th March, at 11:40 AM IST
Live Streaming: Amazon Prime
NZ vs NED, 1st T20I Pitch Report:
The pitch is excellent for batting and plenty of runs will be on offer. The boundaries are shorter on either side and hence both teams might prefer to chase.
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NZ vs NED, 1st T20I Probable Playing XIs:
Tom Latham (c and wk), Doug Bracewell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ben Sears, Ish Sodhi, Dane Cleaver
Pieter Seelaar (c), Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Scott Edwards (wk), Bas de Leede, Vikramjit Singh, M Rippon, Logan van Beek, Philippe Boissevain, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen
Top Picks for NZ vs NED Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – New Zealand
Martin Guptill is one of the best batter in the world in this format and has scored 3,299 runs from 112 matches averaging 32.66. He will be looking to put up a big performance.
Ish Sodhi has picked up 83 wickets in 66 matches at an average of 22 and an economy of 8. The leg spinner will be leading the bowling attack in the absence of seniors.
Top Picks – Netherlands
Max O’Dowd has scored 1161 runs in 43 T20I at an average of 29.8 and a strike rate of 124. He is a reliable batter at the top of t he order.
Logan Van Beek has picked up 5 wickets in 10 T20I so far at an average of 42.6. He plays majority of his domestic cricket in New Zealand for the Wellington and will be a good option to have for this match.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NZ vs NED Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tom Latham, Dane Cleaver, Martin Guptill (c), Stephan Myburgh, Mark Chapman, Pieter Seelaar, M Rippon, Colin de Grandhomme (vc), Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Logan van Beek
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NZ vs NED Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tom Latham (vc), Martin Guptill, Max O Dowd, Mark Chapman (c), Pieter Seelaar, M Rippon, Colin de Grandhomme, Michael Bracewell, Fred Klassen, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry
Today’s NZ vs NED Probable Winners:
New Zealand are expected to win this match.