The ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers is under full swing and we have already witnessed some exceptional matches so far. In the 20th match of the tournament it will be Singapore who will lock horns against Netherlands. Both teams have looked in good shape in the tournament so far and will look to build on their back to back victories in the tournament so far.
Singapore defeated Bermuda quite convincingly by 5 wickets in the previous clash which was largely possible due to a sensational knock from the blade of Navim Poram. With the ball in hand, it was Janak Prakash who bagged 3 wickets for 44 runs. The Netherlands also thrashed Namibia in the previous clash which was largely possible due to a great knock from Ryan Ten Doeschate and the bowling unit led by Paul van Meekeren who has already bagged 6 wickets in the competition so far.
Venue- ICC Academy in Dubai
Date- 22nd October 2019
There is certainly no doubt about the fact that the Netherlands is one of the better associate nations and has some exceptional players in their ranks who on their day have the ability t change the complexion of the match within a blink of an eye. Ryan ten Doeschate has been the most consistent batsmen for them over the years. The likes of Van der Merwe, Pieter Seelar will be the other main players for the Dutch.
Tobias Visee, Max O’Dowd, Ben Cooper, Pieter Seelaar (C), Ryan ten Doeschate, Roelof van der Merwe, Scott Edwards (wk), Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren, Tim van der Gugten
Singapore has played some clinical cricket in the tournament so far and will be looking to extend their winning run. Amjad Mahboob has marshalled his troops very well. Surendran Chandramohan has played very well while the likes of Aritra Dutta and Manpreet Singh have provided the solidity. With the ball in hand, Sellador Vijayakumar has bowled very well and should be an automatic pick in the Dream 11 side.
Predicted Playing XI
Rohan Rangarajan, Surendran Chandramohan, Timothy David, Aritra Dutta, Manpreet Singh (wk), Navin Param, Janak Prakash, Sidhant Singh, Amjad Mahboob (C), Selladore Vijayakumar, Vinoth Bhaskaran
Netherlands vs Singapore Dream 11 Team Combination
Wicket-keepers- Manpreet Singh
Batsmen: Aritra Dutta, Ryan ten Doeschate, Navin Param, Surendran Chandramohan, Ben Cooper
All-rounders: Roelof Van der Merwe, Pieter Seelar
Bowlers: Fred Klassen, Selladore Vijaykumar, Aryaman Uchil
My captain options will be Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof Van der Merwe who has been simply superb over the years. Van der Merwe has also represented South Africa early on in his career and is a brilliant all-round player. Ten Doeschate on the other hands is arguably one of the best batsmen among associate nations. Hence both will be sensible captain options.