Match 4: Scotland vs Netherlands | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

At the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, in match no. 4 of the ongoing Women’s Quadrangular Twenty20 International (T20I) series, Scotland and Netherlands will take the field on the 17th of April, 2024, at 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Squads:

Scotland – Kathryn Bryce (C), Ellen Watson, Saskia Horley, Ailsa Lister (WK), Lorna Jack (WK), Sarah Bryce (WK), Darcey Carter, Megan McColl, Nayma Shaikh, Priyanaz Chatterji, Abtaha Maqsood, Chloe Abel, Hannah Rainey, Katherine Fraser, Rachel Slater

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:

Lorna Jack

The 31-year-old keeper-batter, from 39 T20I innings has accumulated 448 runs, including the highest of 57*. Scotland contested in a couple of ODIs in the lead-up to this series, and Lorna, in her most recent outing, chipped in with a fine 35*. Continuing on the momentum, it is hoped that she will build on this start.

Katherine Fraser

The 17-year-old off-spinner, from 31 T20I appearances has claimed 39 wickets, including the best of 4/19, averaging 13.15 and maintaining an economy rate of 5.19. Katherine produced figures of 2/26 and 1/46 in a recent ODI tri-series and will be counted on to carry this form into the T20I Quadrangular series.

Sterre Kalis

The 24-year-old top-order batter, averaging 37.42 and striking at 98.28, has amassed 973 runs from 30 T20Is and registered the highest of 126*. Sterre, in her previous couple of outings for the national side in September 2023, registered scores of 68 and 28*. She’ll be relied upon to lead the scoring yet again.

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Eva Lynch

The 24-year-old all-rounder in T20Is, from 24 innings, has added 90 runs to the tally, while from 38 outings has scalped as many wickets, registering bests of 19* and 4/24. Eva was consistently among wickets in the Europe regional qualifier, emerging as the pick of the bowlers, and can be counted on for the goods.

Pitch:

The centre wicket at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium makes for a well-balanced playing surface, promising an engaging contest between bat and ball. The wicket assists both spinners and pacers effectively, while batters also enjoy their time in the middle with an average score in the 130s.

Weather:

The conditions at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, are expected to be pleasant for the game with clear skies overhead. The temperature is forecasted to hover around 24°C, with moderate winds and humidity of 65%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Sarah Bryce, Babette de Leede, Lorna Jack, Kathryn Bryce, Sterre Kalis, Robine Rijke, Priyanaz Chatterji, Abtaha Maqsood, Heather Siegers, Iris Zwilling, Katherine Fraser

Match details:

Date – April 17, 2024

Time – 8:30 PM IST

Venue – Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Broadcast – Access live scores for the game on the FanCode app and website.

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