NEP vs NED Dream11 Prediction: The 1st T20I of the Nepal Tri-Nations T20 Series, 2021 will be played between Nepal and Netherlands at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur on Saturday, April 17, 2021.
NEP vs NED Match Preview
The Tri-Nations series between Nepal, Netherlands, and Malaysia will kick off on Saturday with the first game scheduled to take place between Nepal and Netherlands at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal.
A total of seven matches will be played between the teams from April 17 to April 24 with the Tribhuvan University Ground hosting all the matches. The tri-nation series will follow a double round-robin format, with the top two teams facing off in the finals of the competition.
Nepal last played their international matches at the ACC Eastern Regional T20 in Bangkok in March 2020. The hosts are fully packed with young and experienced players in their squad with experienced players like Paras Khadka, Gyanendra Malla, and Binod Bhandari leading from the front. Sandeep Lamichhane, who went unsold in the IPL 2021auction will also feature in the tri-series. Nepal is currently placed at the 15th spot in the ICC T20I standings with 180 points.
The Netherlands, on the other hand, have last played international cricket in 2019 in Dubai. Their squad is full of young talents, accompanied by a handful of experienced players like Pieter Seelaar, Max O’Dowd, Paul van Meekeren, and Ben Cooper. The Netherlands are currently placed 17th in the ICC T20I standings.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and dream11 fantasy team predictions for 1st T20I of the Nepal Tri-Nations T20 Series, 2021 between Nepal and Netherlands on Saturday, April 17, 2021.
NEP vs NED Match Details
- Match: Nepal vs Netherlands, 1st T20I
- Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
- Time: 1:00 PM (IST)
- Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
NEP vs NED Weather & Pitch Report
As per Weather Forecast, there are high chances of rain before 12PM. However, it won’t be as high after 1 PM so we can expect a complete game without interruption. The temperature will be around 24 degree Celsius with 16 per cent chances of precipitation.
The track in Kirtipur is one meant for the bowlers, for the pacers and spinners have excelled in the past matches played at this venue. However, the short boundaries on offer have come to the aid of the batsmen at times, and a score of 150+ could also be defendable on this pitch. The batters will need to spend some time in the middle before playing the big shots.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 153 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: NR
Nepal & Netherlands Recent Form
Nepal & Netherlands Squads
Gyanendra Malla (C), Kushal Malla, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Binod Bhandari (WK), Aasif Sheikh (WK), Kamal Singh Airee, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aarif Sheikh, Sompal Kami, Kushal Bhurtel, Abinash Bohara, Sushan Bhari, Paras Khadka, Shahab Alam.
Pieter Seelaar (C), Max O’Dowd, Julian de Mey, Scott Edwards (WK), Tonny Staal, Paul van Meekeren, Sebastiaan Braat, Tobias Visee (WK), Aryan Dutt, Vikramjit Singh, Philippe Boissevain, Ben Cooper, Bas de Leede, Vivian Kingma.
NEP vs NED Predicted Playing XI
Dream11 probable playing XI prediction for 1st T20I of Nepal Tri-Nations T20 Series, 2021 between Nepal and Netherlands at Netherlands Cricket Ground, Brescia.
Nepal Playing XI
Gyanendra Malla (C), Sandeep Lamichhane, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Sushan Bhari, Abinash Bohara, Dipendra Singh Airee, Paras Khadka, Karan KC, Binod Bhandari, Sompal Kami.
Netherlands Playing XI
Pieter Seelaar (C), Max O’Dowd, Sebastiaan Braat, Scott Edwards, Bas de Leede, Tobias Visee (WK), Ben Cooper, Philippe Boissevain, Vivian Kingma, Vikramjit Singh, Paul van Meekeren.
NEP vs NED Top 5 Picks
- Max O’Dowd
- Sandeep Lamichhane
- KC Karan
- Pieter Seelaar
- Ben Cooper
NEP vs NED Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Binod Bhandari, Scott Edwards
- Batsmen: Ben Cooper, Gyanendra Malla, Max O’Dowd
- All-Rounders: Pieter Seelaar, KC Karan
- Bowlers: Paul van Meekeren, Sompal Kami, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kamal Singh-Airee
- Captain: Max O’Dowd
- Vice-Captain: Sandeep Lamichhane
NEP vs NED Probable Winner
The Netherlands is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.