The second T20I between Namibia and Germany will be played on July 3 at Bayer Uerdingen Cricket Ground in Krefeld, Germany. Namibia lead the three-match series 1-0.
In the first T20I, Namibia beat Germany by 10 wickets as they chased down 62 runs in just 5.1 overs. Batting first, Germany were reduced to 61/8 in 20 overs. Janet Ronalds top scored with 14 runs for the hosts while Sune Wittmann led the run chase with an unbeaten 41 for the visitors. With the ball, it was Victoria Hamunyela who struck with 11/3 for Namibia, while the bowlers from Germany went wicket-less.
Head to Head
Namibia and Germany have played one T20I against each other and Namibia have won that match.
Germany: Anuradha Doddaballapur (captain), Janet Ronalds, Karthika Vijayaraghavan (wicket-keeper), Peris Wadenpohl, Sharmaine Mannan, Milena Beresford, Suzanne Renee, Antonia Meyenborg, Asmita Kohli, Sabeena Noor, Stephanie Frohnmayer, Christina Gough, Sharaanya Sadarangani (wicket-keeper), Shravya Kolcharam
Namibia: Irene van Zyl (captain), Jurriene Diergaardt, Dietlind Foerster (wicket-keeper), Merczerly Gorases, Kayleen Green, Victoria Hamunyela, Yasmeen Khan (wicket-keeper), Mekelaye Mwatile, Wilka Mwatile, Sylvia Shihepo, Adri van der Merwe, Edelle van Zyl, Sune Wittmann
Players to watch
The Namibian all-rounder made useful contributions with both bat and ball in the first T20I against Germany. The right-handed batter opened the batting and muscled an undefeated 41 off 16 balls, including nine boundaries. With the ball, she claimed 6/1 in four overs, bowling right arm medium pace.
The right arm off spinner from Namibia was the most successful bowler in the first T20I against Germany. She scalped 11/3 in four overs. The wily off spinner controlled the middle overs and bowled well in that phase of the innings.
The captain of Germany came in to bat at number three in the first T20I against Namibia. The right-handed batter mustered 11 runs off 22 balls before getting run out. She was there in the middle from the seventh over to the 15th over of the match.
The right-handed opening batter of Germany top scored with 14 runs off 24 balls, including two boundaries in the first T20I against Namibia. In the process, she stitched a 25-run partnership with her opening partner Christina Gough. This was the highest partnership in the match for Germany.
The last match that was played here was a low-scoring contest as just over 120 runs were scored. Eight wickets fell in the process with fast bowlers and spinners being equally successful. The team batting second won the match chasing 62 runs. Though not too many runs were scored in the match, the wicket looked good for batting.
The weather is expected to see partial sunshine. The temperature can go up to 24 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is 25 percent chance of rain and 34 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the west-northwest.
Fantasy playing XI
Yasmeen Khan, Adri van der Merwe, Janet Ronalds, Stephanie Frohnmayer, Anuradha Doddaballapur, Christina Gough, Kayleen Green, Sune Wittmann, Victoria Hamunyela, Sylvia Shihepo, Irene van Zyl
Date: July 3, 2022
Time: 2PM IST
Venue: Bayer Uerdingen Cricket Ground, Krefeld, Germany