T20 World Cup 2022: Bangladesh vs Netherlands – Predicted XI, Pitch & Weather report

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  • Bangladesh will take on Netherlands in Match 17 of the T20 World Cup 2022.

  • The rain could play spoilsport in the contest.

T20 World Cup 2022: Bangladesh vs Netherlands – Predicted XI, Pitch & Weather report
Bangladesh vs Netherlands, Pitch and Weather report (Image Source: Twitter)

Bangladesh will lock horns with the Netherlands in Match 17 of the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 24.

Notably, the Netherlands had lost their third and final game of the first round to Sri Lanka, but UAE’s victory over Namibia ensured the Dutch side qualified for the next round.

Similarly, Bangladesh suffered a defeat to Afghanistan in their warm-up game. Bangladesh will look to start their campaign on a positive note against the Netherlands.

Weather conditions:

The rain forecast is around 70-75% on Monday, so fans can expect a short game at Bellerive Oval in Hobart.

Pitch report:

The batting first average at this venue is 156, and since the rain prediction is high, the team should look to bat first after winning the toss.

Probable XIs:

Bangladesh: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Soumya Sarkar, Litton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nurul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam/Nasum Ahmed

Netherlands: Max O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Bas de Leede, Tom Cooper, Colin Ackermann, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Tim Pringle, Roelof van der Merwe/Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren

Current Form (Last five completed matches; most recent first):

  • Netherlands: LWWLL
  • Bangladesh: WWLLL

*W – Win; L – Loss

What they said:

“We had a very good preparation. The four matches in New Zealand will help us, especially here in Hobart, where the weather is a little similar to Christchurch. So everyone is ready and excited for the match tomorrow,” said Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan in the pre-match presser.

“We come into this tournament looking to compete. We snuck through with a bit of luck on that final day. But now that we are here in the Super 12s, we are looking to compete. Hopefully, we can start off well against Bangladesh tomorrow,” said Netherlands batter Tom Cooper.

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