Match Preview by Kunal:
Netherlands Vs New Zealand:
Welcome to the today match prediction & preview of 2nd game of New Zealand tour of Netherlands (Netherlands Vs New Zealand), which will be played in the Sportpark Westvliet in Netherlands on 5th August. In the last match NZ won by 16 runs in low scoring match.
In the first match, Netherlands had to bowl first and Netherlands bowlers did a very good job. As Nz only managed below par total. While going to chase the low target Netherlands reached only 132 runs in 20 over. Bas de leede made highest 66 runs for Netherlands in 53 balls.
On the other side, New Zealand struggled a lot early in the start as the ball was stopping onto the batters and the shot-making was difficult. But thanks to some brilliant cameos from Neesham (32 off 17) and Sodhi (19 off 10). Thus NZ went on to post 148 board and their bowlers did their absolute best to defend that total. Ben Tickner took 4 wickets and was the pick of the bowler.
In today’s match, Netherlands will try to level the series while NZ will come into this match to whitewash the series.
Netherlands: Scott Edwards (c) (wk), Logan van Beek, Stephan Myburgh, Teja Nidamanuru, Bas de Leede, Clayton Floyd, Max O’Dowd, Tim Pringle, Shariz Ahmad, Tom Cooper, Ryan Klein
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Mitchell Santner (c), Dane Cleaver (wk), Glenn Phillips, Finn Allen, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Lockie Ferguson and Ben Sears.
H2H Record :
Netherlands – 0
New Zealand – 2
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 16°C and humidity will be 62%. The speed of the wind will be around 17 km/h and the sky will be mostly cloudy.
Surface of Sportpark Westvliet pitch here was bowling friendly, we can expect a fair scoring game as the bowl will stuck to the surface and shot making looks difficult. It might swing in powerplay. Skipper will look for bowl first after winning the toss.
Match Time: 08:30 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: Fancode App
New Zealand will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.