Match 3: Scotland vs Netherlands | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming

Scotland is scheduled to face off against the Netherlands in Match 3 of the ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground in Almeria. Both Scotland and Netherlands are strong contenders and the match promises to provide a great contest.

Match 6: Netherlands vs Scotland | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Squads:

Scotland: Chloe Abel, Abbi Aitken-Drummond, Olivia Bell, Sarah Bryce, Kathryn Bryce (C), Darcey Carter, Priyanaz Chatterji, Maryam Faisal, Lorna Jack, Ailsa Lister, Abtaha Maqsood, Megan McColl, Hannah Rainey, Niamh Robertson-Jack, Nayma Sheikh, Ellen Watson

Netherlands: Heather Siegers (C), Caroline de Lange, Babette de Leede, Merel Dekeling, Sterre Kalis, Hannah Landheer, Eva Lynch, Phebe Molkenboer, Frédérique Overdijk, Robine Rijke, Myrthe van den Raad, Isabel van der Woning, Carlijn van Koolwijk, Iris Zwilling, Mikki Zwilling

Players to watch out:

Kathyrn Bryce:

The ICC Associate Women’s Player of the Decade for 2011-20, Kathryn Bryce is an exceptional all-rounder and captain of the Scotland Team. In just 33 T20I matches, she has amassed 838 runs and has taken 31 wickets. She has entered the tournament on the back of some impressive performances in the Charlotte Edwards Cup and is a player to watch out for in the tournament.

Sarah Bryce:

23-year-old Sarah Bryce is proving to be an exceptional player. She is a powerful hitter of the ball and has scored 925 runs in 41 matches. She is great against spin and averages 28.90 runs. She is also a superb wicketkeeper who has taken four stumpings in consecutive T20Is. She will surely be a player to watch out for in the match.

Iris Zwilling:

Iris Zwilling will be an important player in the Netherlands’ campaign. She was in top form in the game against France, scoring 36 runs at a strike rate of 200 and taking one wicket. If she continues this performance in future games as well, the Netherlands will be a tough side to beat.

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Robine Rijke:

Robine Rijke is another champion player in the Netherlands side. In 45 T20I matches, she has scored 552 runs and has taken 12 wickets with one four-wicket haul. She was in amazing form in the game against France, taking 3 wickets for 15 runs at an economy of 3.8. Her role will be an important one in the game and the tournament as well.

Pitch:

The pitch is expected to provide an even contest between the bat and ball with it being best suited for pacers. The average score as the venue is a modest one, in the 90s, meaning the bowlers have got an upper hand on this wicket.

Weather:

Overcast conditions are expected in Almeria during the match with the weather expected to be around 28 degrees Celsius.

Fantasy playing XI:

Sarah Bryce, Babette de Leede, Heather Siegers, Phebe Molkenboer, Kathryn Bryce, Iris Zwilling, Priyanaz Chatterji, Hannah Landheer, Robine Rijke, Abtaha Maqsood, Mikki Zwilling

Match details:

Date – 7th September, 2023

Time – 2:00 PM IST

Venue – Desert Springs Cricket Ground, Almeria

Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on ICC.TV and the FanCode app and website.

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