Jersey will face the Netherlands in the second T20I match of the Jersey women’s tour of the Netherlands. The match will take place at Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht at 6:30 pm IST on 24th August.
The two teams have never faced each other and it will be interesting to see how the match plays out. Netherlands have won only one match out of their last five while the opposite is true for the visitors. Jersey have won four out of their last five encounters.
Netherlands – Phebe Molkenboer, Fenna Vermeire (wk), Frederique-Overdijk, Heather-Siegers (c), Babette de Leede (wk), Hannah Landheer, Carlijn van Koolwijk, Caroline de Lange, Isabel van der Woning, Mikkie Zwilling, Merel Dekeling, Robine Rijke, Eva Lynch, Iris Zwilling
Jersey – Aimee Aikenhead, Charlie Miles, Lily Greig. Maria Da Rocha, Trinity Smith, Grace Wetherall, Mia Maguire (wk), Tea Brocklesby, Sophia Hanson, Erin Duffy, Erin Gouge, Florence Tanguy, Georgia Mallet, Olive Smith, Analise Merritt, Chloe Greechan (c), Rosemary Bowley
Players to watch for:
· Robine Rijke
The 26-year-old all-rounder has played 42 matches for her country. She has scored 469 runs with a high score of 43. Moreover, her decent pace bowling has produced 12 scalps. Her all-round ability provides flexibility in any line-up.
· Heather Siegers
Her 557 runs is the second-highest run-scorer from the Dutch team. Apart from her batting talent, she has taken 18 wickets from 20 innings. The skipper will again look to lead from the front.
· Chloe Greechan
The joint most-capped Jersey player has played 21 matches. With 156 runs and 30 wickets, she has pioneered the side well. Her best figure of 5/4 came against Sweden where she had an astonishing economy of 0.8.
· Erin Gouge
Having a bowler who has picked 15 wickets at an average of 15.2 and an economy of just 4.5 is always an asset. Her wicket-taking ability makes her an exciting 16-year-old young prospect.
The wicket is supposed to favor the bowler. The pitch is on the slower side and will assist the spinners. The average score is around 92, so anything around that will be challenging.
The weather does not look promising for a cricket match to happen. An overcast condition is predicted with 90% precipitation and the temperature will be around 26 degrees Celsius. The wind will blow at a slow rate of 11 km/h.
Fantasy Playing 11
Babette de Leede, Phebe Molkenboer, Robine Rijke, Iris Zwilling, Grace Wetherall, Florence Tanguy, Analise Merritt, Chloe Greechan, Robin Rijke, Heather Sigers, Mia Maguire.
Date – August 24, 2023
Time – 6:30 PM IST
Venue – Sportspark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht
Broadcast – The matches will be streamed live on Fancode.
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