NED vs SCO Fantasy Prediction: Netherlands vs Scotland 1st ODI – 19 May (Rotterdam). Pieter Seelaar, Kyle Coetzer, and Richie Berrington are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Netherlands will take on Scotland in the 1st ODI match of the two-match ODI series.
Scotland are playing their first International series after 2019, whereas the Netherlands played in Nepal last month. Kyle Coetzer will lead the batting for Scotland, whereas they have some talented all-rounders in their ranks. The Netherlands will rely on their captain Pieter Seelaar, whereas the top-order will also play a huge role in this series.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The pitch is expected to be a batting-friendly wicket with help for the pacers in the initial overs.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Netherlands – Max O’Dowd, Tobias Visee, Ben Cooper, Bas de Leede, Pieter Seelaar, Scott Edwards, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Phillipe Boissevain, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma.
Scotland – Matthew Cross, Kyle Coetzer, George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Dylan Budge, Michael Leask, Alasdair Evans, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Hamza Tahir.
Two Match ODI Series
Match: Netherlands vs Scotland First ODI Match
Date and Time: 19 May, Wednesday – 2:30 PM IST
Venue: Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Max O’Dowd, Tobias Visee, Ben Cooper, and Bas de Leede.
Matthew Cross, Kyle Coetzer, George Munsey, and Calum MacLeod.
Death Over Specialists
- Vivian Kingma
- Mark Watt
Note:- The stats mentioned of the Netherlands players are of T20I games, as the majority of them have played less than 10 ODI games. Scotland’s player’s stats are of ODI games.
NED vs SCO Fantasy Wicket-Keepers
Matthew Cross will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Cross has scored 1136 ODI runs in his career, whereas he will open the innings for the Scottish side.
NED vs SCO Fantasy Batsmen
Max O’Dowd and Ben Cooper will be our batsmen from the Netherlands. Dowd has scored 1038 T20I runs at an average of 28.83, whereas Cooper has scored 1230 runs at an average of 29.28. Both of them are top-order players, and they are coming on the back of a brilliant series in Nepal.
Kyle Coetzer and Calum MacLeod will be our batsmen from Scotland. Coetzer has scored 2409 ODI runs at an average of 43.80, whereas MacLeod has scored 2175 at an average of 37.50. Both of them are experienced players, and they are genuine run-scorers.
NED vs SCO Fantasy All-Rounders
Richie Berrington will be our all-rounder from Scotland. Berrington has scored 1882 runs at an average of 28.08, whereas he has scalped 32 wickets in bowling. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
Pieter Seelaar and Logan van Beek will be our all-rounders from the Netherlands. Seelaar has scored 568 T20I runs, whereas he has scalped 56 wickets at an economy of 6.87. Beek plays his domestic cricket in New Zealand, and he is a brilliant wicket-taker.
NED vs SCO Fantasy Bowlers
Paul van Meekeren will be our bowler from the Netherlands. Meekeren has scalped 47 T20I wickets in 45 games, and he has the best wicket-taker of this side.
Alasdair Evans and Mark Watt will be our bowlers from Scotland. Evans has scalped 46 wickets in 35 ODI games, whereas Watt has scalped 35 wickets in 27 games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Scotland are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Pieter Seelaar and Kyle Coetzer
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Richie Berrington and Max O’Dowd
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