The second ODI of the three-match series will be played on August 24 at the VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen and it will start at 2.30 PM IST. Ireland lead the series 1-0.
In the first ODI, batting first, the Netherlands were bundled out for a paltry score of 84 in 32.5 overs. Frederique Overdijk top scored with an unbeaten 38 off 65 for Netherlands, while for Ireland, Arlene Kelly and Rachel Delaney were the most successful bowlers picking up three wickets each. In reply, Ireland chased the target in 19.3 overs, winning the match by five wickets. Gaby Lewis led the run chase from the front with 25 runs off 32 balls. Orla Prendergast also chipped in with an undefeated 24 off 35. For Netherlands, Iris Zwilling and Silver Siegers starred with the ball as they accounted for two scalps apiece.
Ireland and Netherlands have played 23 ODIs against each other, with Ireland winning 21 and Netherlands winning two.
Ireland: Laura Delany (c), Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Kate McEvoy, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Mary Waldron (wk)
Netherlands: Babette de Leede (c), Gwen Bloemen, Caroline de Lange, Eva Lynch, Phebe Molkenboer, Frederique Overdijk, Juliët Post, Robine Rijke, Silver Siegers, Annemijn Thomson, Annemijn van Beuge, Isabel van der Woning, Robyn van Oosterom, Jolien van Vliet (wk), Iris Zwilling, Mikkie Zwilling
Players to watch out for
The right arm pace sensation from Ireland wreaked havoc with the ball picking up 9/3 in seven overs, including two maidens. She opened the bowling with Iris Zwilling and used the new ball well. She was one of the most successful and economical bowlers for Ireland in the first ODI.
The right-handed opening batter of Ireland led the run chase from the front in the first ODI against Netherlands. She mustered 25 runs off 32 balls, including three boundaries. She lay a solid foundation as she was there in the middle for the first 10 overs. In the process, she stitched a 39-run opening partnership with Leah Paul.
The right-handed middle order batter of Netherlands top scored with an unbeaten 38 off 65 in the first ODI against Ireland. Coming in at number seven, she was the only batter from the Netherlands to score in double digits. She hit five boundaries in her innings.
The right arm speedster from Netherlands, who opened the bowling in the first ODI against Ireland scalped 20/2 in seven overs, including one maiden. She bowled well with the new ball. Apart from being one of the most successful bowlers, she was the most economical bowler.
This will be the second match of the tournament at this venue. In the last match that was played here, 171 runs were scored and 15 wickets fell in the process. Batting did not look easy, on the other hand, the bowlers enjoyed bowling on this wicket. Expect an exciting contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to see intervals of clouds and sunshine. It will be very warm and humid. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 27 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover is 52 percent and chance of rain is 25 percent. The wind will blow from the south-west.
Fantasy Playing XI
Babette de Leede, Gaby Lewis, Robine Rijke, Amy Hunter, Arlene Kelly, Iris Zwilling, Laura Delany, Frederique Overdijk, Caroline de Lange, Rachel Delaney, Silver Siegers
Date: August 24, 2022
Time: 2.30 PM IST
Venue: VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen
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