MATCH 10(ECC21.034) NETHERLANDS XI (NED XI) v ROMANIA (ROM) 1500 GMT | 1700 CET | 2030 IST
NED XI Timeline: W W (Avg Score For 103, Avg Score Against 62)
ROM Timeline: L L (Avg Score For 84, Avg Score Against 146)
NETHERLANDS XI (NED XI)
Captain: Sebastiaan Braat
Wicketkeeper: Asad Zulfiqar
NETHERLANDS XI Key Players:
Sebastiaan Braat, skipper with six T20 international matches to his name. A dynamic, fast bowling all-rounder with vast experience facing top quality opposition. Scored 25 runs in two games on Monday.
Boris Gorlee, young, upcoming talented batsman, has represented the Dutch under-19 team, mustered an unbeaten 55 off 29 balls against Romania in his debut ECC game.
Musa Nadeem Ahmad, star batsman in the recent FanCode ECS Netherlands Capelle with hosts Sparta Cricket 1888, hitting an unbeaten century on his way to 215 runs at an average of 43 and a SR of 193.69 in the tournament. He won the Man of the Match award three times in the tournament.
Clayton Floyd, talented all-rounder, mustered 34 runs in 15 balls vs Portugal and picked up three wickets in two games on Monday with his canny left-arm spin.
Julian De Mey, slow left arm orthodox, highly effective in the middle overs, top wicket taker for NED XI on Monday scalping FIVE wickets in two games including a best return of 3-12.
Vivian Kingma, fast bowler with international experience. He featured in the 2014 ICC T20 World Cup squad. A capable new ball bowler who can move the ball in the air and off the pitch. Most economical bowler in the tournament so far conceding just nine runs in three overs.
ROMANIA Key Players:
Taranjeet Singh, the leading run-scorer in FanCode ECS Romania 2021 by a large distance, Taranjeet played for title winners Cluj and made 493 runs at an average of 54.77 and a breathtaking strike-rate of 273.88. He also finished as the second-highest wicket-taker with 12 wickets. A terrific all-rounder and the pillar of this Romanian side. Didn't enjoy a good opening day failing in both matches and will look to bounce back.
Gohar Manan, a top-order batsman for ACCB in FanCode ECS Romania, finished as the second-highest run-scorer with 365 runs at an average of 40.55 and a strike-rate of 270.37. He once held the record for the quickest hundred in ECS history (off 29 balls). He had also finished as the highest run-getter in the European Cricket Series Romania 2020. Gohar is a huge part of the Romanian side and will be hoping to make a huge impact.
Sivakumar Periyalwar, experienced right handed batsman, finished top run scorer for Romania on the opening day of Group B action racking up 46 runs in two games.
Ramesh Satheesan, batting all-rounder and skipper, he was the leading wicket-taker at FanCode ECS Romania 2021 with 15 wickets at an average of 9.93. He also figured in the top five run-scorers list and will be hoping to lead Romania to glory at the ECC21.
Pavel Florin, the Romanian superstar has the fifth-best strike-rate in T20 international cricket for bowlers with at least 10 wickets, picking up 15 wickets in 23.3 overs. He was also the leading wicket taker for Romania in the recently concluded Sofia Twenty20 picking up seven wickets.
Netherlands managed to easily defend a modest 96 against Romania on the opening day and will not underestimate the Romanians this time around.
Last time they met: ECC21.027 | NED XI 96 def ROM 62 (21 Sep 2021)
Match Prediction: Netherlands XI (NED XI) to remain unbeaten with four straight wins.
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