Match 13: Netherlands vs Zimbabwe | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

In match no. 13 of the 2024 International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup Global Qualifier, Netherlands and Zimbabwe are slated to lock horns. The match is set to be held at Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi, on the 1st of May, 2024, at 4:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Match 13: Netherlands vs Zimbabwe
Match 13: Netherlands vs Zimbabwe

Squads:

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

Zimbabwe – Mary-Anne Musonda (C), Josephine Nkomo, Kelis Ndhlovu, Sharne Mayers, Modester Mupachikwa, Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano, Chiyedza Dhururu, Loreen Tshuma, Audrey Mazvishaya, Nomvelo Sibanda, Precious Marange, Pellagia Mujaji, Lindokuhle Mabhera, Francisca Chipare, Ashley Ndiraya

Players to watch out:

Robine Rijke

The 27-year-old all-rounder in T20Is has amassed 662 runs from 49 outings while also striking 23 wickets from 16 innings, with respective bests being 46 and 4/7. Robine hasn’t had a bowl on this tour yet and followed up her scores of 12, 12, and 13 with a fine 44 in her most recent outing. The team will count on her to capitalize on this return to form.

Caroline de Lange

The 25-year-old leg-spinner, maintaining an economy rate of 4.96, has picked up 38 wickets from 45 T20I innings and can also be handy with the bat. Caroline, on this tour of UAE, has returned figures of 0/26 (4), 0/17 (3), 2/8 (4), and 0/22 (4), while in her couple of batting outings, she has scored 7* and 10*. It’ll be hoped she steps up with the ball, leading the tally.

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Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano

The 32-year-old top-order batter has amassed 965 runs from 45 T20I innings, including the highest of 80, averaging 26.80 and striking at 109.53. Chipo was in notable form ahead of the competition and in this campaign has registered scores of 38, 11, 36*, and 4. She is amongst the best batters on the team and can be relied upon to convert her starts.

Josephine Nkomo

The 26-year-old all-rounder in T20Is has added 420 runs to the tally from 35 innings, while also scalping 48 wickets from 46 outings, registering bests of 56* and 4/7. Josephine’s previous 3 outings on this tour of UAE see her with scores of 38, 10, and 6 runs and bowling figures of 1/16, 4/11, and 1/36. She can be banked upon to deliver the goods.

Pitch:

The center wicket at the Tolerance Oval provides ample support for batters, making it a favorable surface with an average score in the 130s. However, the spinners also have opportunities to make an impact and exploit the conditions to their advantage.

Weather:

The conditions are ideal for a game of cricket at Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi, with mostly sunny skies and a minimal chance of rain. The temperature is expected to hover around 32°C, with moderate winds and humidity of 45%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Modester Mupachikwa, Mary-Anne Musonda, Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano, Sterre Kalis, Josephine Nkomo, Robine Rijke, Iris Zwilling, Kelis Ndhlovu, Audrey Mazvishaya, Silver Siegers, Caroline de Lange

Match details:

Date – May 01, 2024

Time – 4:30 PM IST

Venue – Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi

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

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