Ireland and Netherlands, the two teams from Group A in the T20 World Cup 2021 will feature in today’s game. They will be playing this match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, and will start at 3:30 PM (IST). The live streaming of today t20 match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Apart from Ireland and Netherlands, the Group A contains Sri Lanka and Namibia. Two of these four teams will qualify for the Super 12 stage that will start from 23rd October. The top team will qualify to Group 1 and the second-placed team will go to Group 2.
Ireland last played a T20I series against Zimbabwe in September 2021. Ireland won the five-match series by a 3-2 margin. Netherlands last featured in a T20I series against Nepal and Malaysia in April. The Netherlands played the final of the series against Nepal and lost the match by 142 runs. We have included today match playing 11, today pitch report, today weather report, match prediction today, and fantasy cricket team in this article.
Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O'Brien, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young
Pieter Seelaar (C), Colin Ackermann, Philippe Boissevain, Bas de Leede, Paul van Meekeren, Ben Cooper, Max O’Dowd, Scott Edwards, Ryan ten Doeschate, Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Logan van Beek, Stephan Myburg
Ireland and Netherlands have played a total of 12 T20Is against each other. Ireland has won just four games, while the Netherlands has won seven games. The Netherlands has won the Netherlands vs Ireland's head to head battle in T20Is. The two teams played the last T20I on 1st November 2019 in Dubai. The Netherlands won that game by 21 runs.
Ireland Playing 11
Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Shane Getkate, George Dockrell, Harry Tector, Neil Rock (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Craig Young
Netherlands Playing 11
Max ODowd, Stephan Myburgh, Scott Edwards (wk), Ben Cooper , Bas de Leede, Pieter Seelaar (c), Ryan ten Doeschate, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren, Brandon Glover
This section contains fantasy team suggestions for the Ireland vs Netherlands game.
You can pick Kevin O Brien or Ryan ten Doeschate as the captain of today ICC T20 World Cup 2021 team. You can pick Paul Stirling or Max ODowd as the vice-captain of today T20 match team.
1. Paul Stirling
Paul Stirling is one of the players from Ireland who has been in good form. In the series against Zimbabwe, Stirling made 234 runs in five matches at an average of 58.50 and a strike rate of 138.46. He was the only player to score over 200 runs in the series.
2. Mark Adair
Mark Adair was the leading wicket-taker in the series against Zimbabwe. He picked ten wickets in just three matches at an average of 5.70, an economy of 5.18, and a strike rate of 6.60.
1. Max ODowd
Max ODowd was the leading run-scorer for the Netherlands in the tri-series against Nepal and Malaysia in April. He made 172 runs in four matches at an average of 57.33 and a strike rate of 154.95.
2. Ryan ten Doeschate
The Netherlands’ coach, Ryan Cambell, referred to ten Doeschate as the greatest associate player to ever play the game of cricket. The T20 World Cup 2021 is the last tournament for Ryan as he would retire from international cricket post this tournament.
The 41-years-old all-rounder picked 15 wickets in the Royal London Cup. He scored runs at an average of 46.6 in nine games. He played a crucial role during the qualifier for the T20 World Cup 2021. In the game against Ireland during the qualifier, Ryan made 34 runs off 23 deliveries. His innings helped the Netherlands to qualify for the finals of the qualifier tournament. In the final against Papua New Guinea, Ryan ten Doeschate made 34 runs off 23 balls to take his team over the line.
Ireland and the Netherlands will play this game at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. A total of 46 T20Is have been played on this ground. The team batting first has won 22 games, and the team batting second has won 24 games.
The average score while batting first on this ground is 141 runs. The pitch is likely to produce a thrilling encounter, and both teams might score a considerable amount of runs in the game.
The match will be starting at 2:00 PM local time. The temperature during the game will remain over 35°C. The atmosphere will stay sunny and warm throughout the tournament. The humidity will be as high as 38%.
Our prediction is the Netherlands might win this game. It was our Ireland vs Netherlands match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is a new fantasy cricket app. Do follow our social media handles to remain updated with the latest fantasy content.