New Zealand will take on the Netherlands in the 2nd of the 3 matches ODI matches on Saturday. New Zealand wrapped up an easy win in the 1st ODI by 7 wickets to go 1-0 up in the series. Debutant Blair Tickner’s impressive 4 wicket haul and an unbeaten century from Will Young handed them a comfortable win. They extracted the conditions quite well and went after the inexperienced Dutch unit. They will start as favorites again for this match.
Netherlands weren’t good enough to stand strong against the New Zealanders in the 1st ODI as a result they lost the match by 7 wickets. They lost early wickets, at one point even the score of 150 was a dream and later 80 runs partnership between Michael Rippon and Pieter Seelaar bought them back in the game however 202 runs wasn’t enough to win the match. It’s a do-or-die game for them to stay in the series. Let’s read more about New Zealand VS Netherlands, Indian Premier League, Dream 11 Fantasy Tips, Playing 11, Pitch & Weather Report.
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
Date & Time: April 2nd at 6:30 AM IST and 2:00 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Amazon Prime Video
It will be tricky to set the target on this venue. The seamers can make use of the conditions early on and later batting becomes much easier as the game moves on. The team’s batting 2nd has an excellent record of winning matches here.
New Zealand VS Netherlands: Dream 11 Team
New Zealand VS Netherlands: Important Players
Top Picks – Batters
Playing in his 3rd ODI, Will Young scored an unbeaten 103* runs in the 1st ODI. This knock will give him a lot of confidence to cement his place in the long run. He is a must-pick for your fantasy teams.
Stephan Myburgh played some good-looking strokes early on the innings in the 1st ODI however got dismissed after scoring 11 runs. We can expect much improved performances from him in this match.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Colin de Grandhomme bowled incredibly well in the 1st ODI and didn’t concede many runs. He returned with the figures of 1 for 10 in his 5 overs. We can expect fireworks from him if gets a chance to bat.
Michael Rippon is familiar with the conditions of New Zealand since he has played plenty of domestic matches there. He was the standout performer for the Netherlands in the 1st ODI where he scored 67 runs and later picked up 2 wickets as well.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Kyle Jamieson used his height for the greater cause and picked up 3 important wickets in the 1st ODI. He is a frontline bowler for New Zealand and a must-pick for your fantasy teams.
Fred Klaassen was effective with the new ball in the 1st ODI though he went wicketless. He is still a good pick for your fantasy teams.
New Zealand VS Netherlands: Probable Playing XI
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (c & wk), Michael Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Ish Sodhi, Kyle Jamieson, Matt Henry, Blair Tickner
Netherlands: Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Bas de Leede, Scott Edwards (wk), Michael Rippon, Pieter Seelaar (c), Logan Van Beek, Philippe Boissevain, Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover
Our Prediction: Who will win?
New Zealand may win the match.