Match 3: Fairbreak XI v Netherlands Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

The third and the final game of the three-match T20 series between Fairbreak XI and Netherlands will be played on September 2 at the VRA ground in Amstelveen, Netherlands. The match will start at 6.30PM IST. Fairbreak XI has taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series after beating Netherlands by 35 runs in the first T20 and by 19 runs in the second T20.

 

Match 3: Fairbreak XI v Netherlands Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI
Match 3: Fairbreak XI v Netherlands Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

 

In the second T20, batting first, Fairbreak XI posted 119/4 in 20 overs, riding on Kerry-Anne Tomlinson’s delectable half-century. This was her second consecutive 50+ score in the tournament. For Netherlands, Silver Siegers was the pick of the bowlers as she claimed three scalps. In reply, the hosts were restricted to 100/7 in 20 overs. Robine Rijke top scored with 37 while for Fairbreak XI, Mariko Hill was the most successful bowler with two wickets.

The third and the final game of the three-match T20 series between Fairbreak XI and Netherlands will be played on September 2 at the VRA ground in Amstelveen, Netherlands. The match will start at 6.30PM IST.

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Squads

Fairbreak XI: Mariko Hill, Roberta Moretti Avery, Poppy McGeown, Gunjan Shukla, Yasmin Daswani, Ruchi Venkatesh, Zainab Khan, Sonali Patel, Bhavika Gajipra, Ariana Dowse, Laura Bailey, Jo Foster

Netherlands: Heather Siegers, Babette de Leede, Marloes Braat, Caroline de Lange, Sterre Kalis, Hannah Landheer, Eva Lynch, Frederique Overdijk, Juliët Post, Robine Rijke, Silver Siegers, Annemijn Thomson, Annemijn van Beuge, Isabel van der Woning, Jolien van Vliet, Iris Zwilling, Mikkie Zwilling  

Players to watch out for 

Mariko Hill: The talented all-rounder from Hong Kong had a good outing with both bat and ball for Fairbreak XI in the second T20 against Netherlands. Opening the batting, she scored 20 off 24, including three boundaries. Apart from this, the right arm seamer was the most successful bowler for her side picking up 14/2 in four overs. She opened the bowling with Gunjan Shukla and bowled well with the new ball. 

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Kerry-Anne Tomlinson: The right-handed top order batter of Fairbreak XI struck her second consecutive half-century in the tournament as she mustered 51 off 52 in the second T20 against Netherlands. She hammered five boundaries in her delightful innings. She top scored for her team and steered them to a respectable score of 119/4 in 20 overs.

Silver Siegers: The right arm leg spinner of Netherlands was the pick of the bowlers in the second T20 against Fairbreak XI. The wily bowler accounted for 21/3 in four overs. She bowled well in the middle phase of the innings and tamed the free flow of runs. She showed good control over her lines and lengths. 

Robine Rijke: The right-handed middle order batter of Netherlands starred with the bat as she scored 37 runs off 41 balls in the second T20 against Fairbreak XI. She led the run chase from the front however failed to see her side home. She came in to bat in the fourth over and was there in the middle till the 18th over.

Pitch

This will be the third match of the tournament at this venue. The teams batting first have won both the matches. The average first innings score is 131 and the average second innings score is 111. Batting seems to be easier in the first half of the match. However, with the third straight match being played at the same venue, expect the wicket to be slower. Spinners could be effective.

Weather

The weather is expected to be warm with intervals of clouds and sun. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 25 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 63 percent with just one percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east.

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Fantasy Playing XI

Babette de Leede, Yasmin Daswani, Kerry-Anne Tomlinson, Frederique Overdijk, Robine Rijke, Iris Zwilling, Mariko Hill, Poppy McGeown, Caroline de Lange, Gunjan Shukla, Silver Siegers

Match details 

Date: September 2, 2022

Time: 6.30PM IST

Venue: VRA ground, Amstelveen

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