Match 12: United Arab Emirates vs Netherlands | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

The forthcoming match no. 12 at the 2024 International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup Global Qualifier will feature hosts United Arab Emirates and Netherlands in action at the Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The game is scheduled for 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on the 29th of April, 2024.

Match 12: United Arab Emirates vs Netherlands
Match 12: United Arab Emirates vs Netherlands


United Arab Emirates – Esha Oza (C), Samaira Dharnidharka, Kavisha Egodage, Siya Gokhale, Heena Hotchandhani, Al Maseera Jahangir, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh, Indhuja Nandakumar, Avanee Patil, Rinitha Rajith, Theertha Satish, Khushi Sharma, Mehak Thakur

Netherlands – Heather Siegers (C), Babette de Leede, Carlijn van Koolwijk, Caroline de Lange, Eva Lynch, Frédérique Overdijk, Hannah Landheer, Iris Zwilling, Jolien van Vliet, Merel Dekeling, Phebe Molkenboer, Robine Rijke, Sanya Khurana, Silver Siegers, Sterre Kalis

Players to watch out:

Theertha Satish

The 20-year-old keeper-batter, from 57 T20I innings, has amassed 1273 runs, including the highest of 93, at an average of 28.28 and a strike rate of 108.52. Theertha managed consecutive scores of 26 and 22 in this campaign and though in her most recent outing she departed for 4, she can be relied upon to step up, leading the scoring for the team.

Khushi Sharma

The 21-year-old, averaging 15.62 and maintaining an economy rate of 5.50, has bagged 45 wickets from 48 T20I outings, and has also chipped in scoring 369 runs from 43 innings. Khushi has registered bests of 37* and 24 with the bat, while returning figures of 1/19 (4) and 1/5 (3), in her previous few outings. She’s in form and will banked upon for the goods.

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Heather Siegers

The 27-year-old keeper-batter has accumulated 755 runs from 43 T20I outings and registered the highest of 88, while also claiming 18 wickets from 20 innings, at an economy rate of 6.22. Heather has registered scores of 19, 27, and 6 on this tour of the UAE, including in the warm-up games, and can be counted on to capitalize on this string of starts.

Eva Lynch

The 24-year-old off-spinner, from 39 T20I outings, has picked up 38 wickets at an economy rate of 4.85 and has added 101 runs to the tally from 25 innings. Eva produced figures of 2/32 (4) and 1/17 (2) in the warm-up games and followed up with economical figures of 0/12 (3) and 11* in the tournament opener. She’ll be backed to continue on this form.


The 22-yard strip at Zayed Cricket Stadium poses a challenge for batters, offering substantial support to the bowlers, especially the spinners. To post a match-winning total in the 140s, the batters will need to demonstrate adaptability to excel on this wicket.


The temperature is forecasted to be around 32°C, with humidity at 37%, and moderate winds. The chances of rain are minimal, and clear overhead conditions promise a complete game of cricket.

Fantasy playing XI:

Babette de Leede, Sterre Kalis, Esha Oza, Frédérique Overdijk, Kavisha Egodage, Iris Zwilling, Khushi Sharma, Heena Hotchandhani, Vaishnave Mahesh, Caroline de Lange, Eva Lynch

Match details:

Date – April 29, 2024

Time – 8:30 PM IST

Venue – Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on FanCode and ICC TV.

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