It’s not been easy for Kenya to participate in the qualifiers, they recently earned the privilege, by holding 2nd spot in T20 World Cup Africa Regional Finals and settled at ranked 29th in the ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings. Kenya will be playing its first match of the tournament against the Netherlands on Friday, 18th of October 2019 at 3:40 AM in ICC Academy, Dubai.
Whereas the Netherlands is holding 18th spot in the ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings and is filled with players who have their name in the English County circuit. They appeared in 2009, 2014, and 2016 editions of the T20 World Cup and on another side, Kenya last participated in 2007. Let’s see experience wins or intent.
Toss Update: Netherlands will bat first
The pitch is going to be faster as it will be the second match of the day. A score above 150 is expected in this match. This pitch would be slightly in favour of the team going to bat first.
Kenya Team News
Shem Ngoche ©, Sachin Bhudia, Emmanuel Bundi, Aman Gandi, Dhiren Gondaria, Irfan Karim(wk), Pushpak Kerai, Jasraj Kundi, Lucas Ndandason, Shem Obado, Alex Obanda, Collins Obuya, Nelson Odhiambo, Elijah Otieno, Rakep Patel, Rushab Patel.
Netherlands Team News
Pieter Seelaar (c), Philippe Boissevain, Roelof van der Merwe, Tobias Visée, Scott Edwards (wk), Colin Ackermann, Paul van Meekeren, Ryan ten Doeschate, Fred Klaassen, Tonny Staal, Brandon Glover, Max O’Dowd, Ben Cooper, Shane Snater, Timm van der Gugten.
KEN vs NED Playing 11 (Probables)
KEN Playing 11 (Kenya Playing11 not yet announced)
I Karim, R Patel, A Obanda, D Gondaria, A Gandhi, Collins Obuya, Shem Ngoche, E Bundi, P Kerai, E Otieno, L Ndandason
NED Playing 11
Scott Edwards, Ryan ten Doeschate, B Cooper, M O’Dowd, T Staal, R V D Merwe, P Seelaar, F Klaassen, T van der Gugten, P V Meekeren, T Visee
Replace S Snater with T v d Gugten (both the teams)
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