Netherlands vs Hong Kong, free match prediction 10 Oct 2019

10 Oct 2019 | 11:00 | Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket, Al Amarat, Oman
185/4 in 20.0 9.25
148/7 in 20.0 7.40

Netherlands beat Hong Kong by 37 runs

Netherlands, Hong Kong lock horns in dead rubber!

  • Netherlands suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Oman in a game played on Wednesday.
  • Hong Kong also suffered lost their previous game to Ireland.
  • All-rounder Haroon Arshad and off-spinner were key performers in the previous game played against Ireland.

Expect Netherlands to earn a consolation win over Hong Kong!

  • Tournament: Oman Pentangular T20I Series 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket, Al Amarat, Oman
  • Toss: To Bat

Oman Pentangular T20I Series 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Oman 4 4 0 0 0 8 2.269
Ireland 4 3 1 0 0 6 0.648
Nepal 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.731
Netherlands 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.208
Hong Kong 4 0 4 0 0 0 -2.07
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
8 2.269 4 4 0 0 0
6 0.648 4 3 1 0 0
4 -0.731 4 2 2 0 0
2 -0.208 4 1 3 0 0
0 -2.07 4 0 4 0 0
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Match Preview

Netherlands will be looking for a consolation win when they take on Hong Kong in the 9th match of the Pentangular T20I series at Al-Amerat Cricket Ground on Thursday. Netherlands have performed poorly in this Pentangular T20I series. Captain Pieter Seelaar will be hoping that the side can end their losing streak in this dead rubber. The side will need to raise their overall game in order to end the tournament on a positive note.

On the other hand, Hong Kong is currently lying at the bottom of the league table with three defeats in a row. Captain Kinchit Shah will be hoping that the side can produce their best effort with the bat and ball in this final game against Netherlands.

Teams Preview

Netherlands Preview

The side has lost three games played in the competition and will be keen to deliver their best in this dead rubber. Captain Pieter Seelaar will be hoping that the side can play their natural game and produce a good result against Hong Kong.

In the previous game, Netherlands delivered a dismal batting performance and were dismissed for just 94 runs in 15.3 overs. The side will need to put in an improved batting performance in this fixture. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann and Antonius Staal to deliver the bulk of the runs. Netherlands will be relying on their in-form opener Max O’Dowd to lead the way with the bat. He has topped the batting charts with 105 runs at an average of 35.00. Besides O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann will need to produce a decent score in this game. He failed to capitalize on his good and perished after scoring 15 runs off 10 balls with the help of two boundaries.

Tobias Visee, Antonius Staal and wicket-keeper Scott Edwards will need to contribute with crucial runs with the bat in this game. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Pieter Seelaar, Paul van Meekeren and Roelof van der Merwe to provide crucial breakthroughs in this game. Captain Pieter Seelaar was the standout bowler in the previous game. He picked up two wickets and conceded just 20 runs in his four-over spell. Paul van Meekeren also bowled well and claimed one wicket in his two overs.

Netherlands Predicted Playing XI:

Pieter Seelaar (captain), Fred Klaassen, Shane Snater, Tobias Visee, Max O’Dowd, Scott Edwards (wk), Colin Ackermann, Brandon Glover, Paul van Meekeren, Antonius Staal, Roelof van der Merwe

Netherlands Key Players From Previous Game Of Oman Pentangular T20I Series 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
F Klaassen 5 7 0 0 71.43
P Van Meekeren 3 7 0 0 42.86
M O'Dowd 24 18 3 1 133.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Seelaar 4.0 0 20 2 5
P Van Meekeren 2.0 0 11 1 5.5
R Van Der Merwe 3.1 0 13 0 4.11
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Seelaar 4.0 0 20 2 5
P Van Meekeren 2.0 0 11 1 5.5
R Van Der Merwe 3.1 0 13 0 4.11

Netherlands Actual Playing XI:

Antonius Staal, Timm van der Gugten, RE Van Der Merwe, Pieter Seelaar, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Colin Ackermann, Tobias Visee, Scott Edwards, Max O'Dowd, Shane Snater

Hong Kong Preview

In the previous game, Hong Kong suffered a comprehensive 66-run defeat at the hands of Ireland. Kinchit Shah and co. will need to play exceedingly well in order to upstage Netherlands in this game. In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Nizakat Khan, Haroon Arshad and Ahsan Abbasi to do the bulk of the scoring. Seasoned opening batsman Nizakat Khan has failed to make an impression with the bat in this competition and will be looking to deliver a notable score for Hong Kong in this final game.

Middle-order batsman Haroon Arshad was the standout performer with the bat in the previous game. He played well and finished the innings with the top-score of 45 runs off 27 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes. The side will be hoping that he can deliver a decent score for the side in this contest. Captain Kinchit Shah, Waqas Barkat and wicket-keeper Scott Mckechnie will need to contribute with crucial runs for the side in this game. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Kyle Christie, Ehsan Khan, and Nasrullah Rana to provide crucial breakthroughs. In the previous game, medium-pace Kyle Christie bowled well and claimed two wickets. Off-spinner Ehsan Khan was the pick of the bowlers for Hong Kong in the previous game. He has claimed three wickets and conceded 32 runs in his four-over spell.

Hong Kong Predicted Playing XI:

Waqas Barkat, Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah (captain), Scott McKechnie (wk), Ahsan Abbasi, Ehsan Khan, Raag Kapur, Kyle Christie, Haroon Arshad, Nasrulla Rana, Mohammad Ghazanfar

Hong Kong Key Players From Previous Game Of Oman Pentangular T20I Series 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
K Shah 8 9 0 1 88.89
N Khan 5 7 0 0 71.43
H Arshad 45 27 4 2 166.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
E Khan 4.0 0 32 3 8
K Christie 4.0 0 33 2 8.25
K Shah 2.0 0 37 0 18.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
E Khan 4.0 0 32 3 8
K Christie 4.0 0 33 2 8.25
K Shah 2.0 0 37 0 18.5

Hong Kong Actual Playing XI:

Raag Kapur, Kinchit Shah, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Scott McKechnie, Kyle Christie, Aarush Bhagwat, Haroon Arshad, W Barkat, Shahid Wasif, Nizakat Khan, Ehsan Khan

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Thursday is going to be bright and sunny.

Venue Details

Al-Amerat Cricket Stadium in Oman is going to host the 9th game of Pentangular T20I series between Netherlands and Hong Kong. Netherlands will take heart from the fact that they have won two out of three T20I games played against Hong Kong. On the other hand, Hong Kong did manage to win their last T20I game played against Netherlands.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bat first and put runs on the board. Majority of the games have been won by sides batting first in this competition.

Winning Prediction

After analyzing both the teams, the Netherlands will fancy their chances of beating Hong Kong in this dead rubber. The Netherlands have a superior batting lineup in comparison to Hong Kong and will be keen to bring their A-game to the table in this contest. Hong Kong will need to bat exceedingly well in a bid to upstage the Netherlands in this game.

Expect Netherlands to earn a consolation win over Hong Kong!

Author: Shoaib Z.