Afghanistan vs Netherlands: Afghanistan will take on the Netherlands in the second ODI of the Netherlands tour of Afghanistan on Sunday, 23rd January at the Asian Town Cricket Stadium, Doha.
Afghanistan started the home ODI series on a positive note to secure a valuable point in the ODI Super League. Valiant knocks from Rahmat Shah (70) and captain Hasmatullah Shahidi (73) helped them post a decent total of 222 runs on the board. It was then followed by an incredible bowling performance led by Rashid Khan with three wickets to restrict the Dutch on just 186 runs.
Meanwhile, the Netherlands will be disappointed with their performance and will be hoping to make a strong comeback in the second ODI. Chasing a total of 223 runs, they didn’t look settled except Scott Edwards who scored a fine 68 off 82 deliveries. The visitors were bundled out in 48 overs and suffered a 36-run defeat.
Match: Afghanistan vs Netherlands, 2nd match
Date and Time: January 23rd, 2022, 12:30 PM IST
Venue: Asian Town Cricket Stadium
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Head to Head
Afghanistan and Netherlands have been up against each other on seven occasions in ODIs with the former dominating the records. The Netherlands has managed to win only two games whereas Afghanistan has grabbed five victories. They last met each other in the first ODI in January 2022 when Afghanistan came out on top with a 36-run win.
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Pitch Report
The wicket at Asian Town Cricket Stadium is ideal for spinners. As seen in the first game, the spin bowlers found turn and bounce right from the start making it difficult for the batters. The team batting first would eye a total of around 250.
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Weather Report
The weather in Doha is predicted to be sunny on 23rd January. There are 10% chances of precipitation with the humidity being around 50% and wind speed at around 21 kmph. The temperature at the venue might hover around 21 degrees celsius.
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Probable Playing XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz(wk), Usman Ghani, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Najibullah Zadran, Shahidullah Kamal, Gulbadin Naib, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Yamin Ahmadzai
Pieter Seelaar(c), Colin Ackermann, Scott Edwards(wk), Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover, Bas de Leede, Philippe Boissevain, Saqib Zulfiqar, Vivian Kingma, Boris Gorlee, Musa Ahmed
Afghanistan vs Netherlands D11 Team
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Scott Edwards, Rahmat Shah(VC), Hasmatullah Shahidi, Colin Ackermann, Pieter Seelar, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan(C), Fred Klaassen, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Brandon Glover
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Prediction
Afghanistan is expected to come out on top once again and seal a series win. They have a great bowling attack and a decent batting lineup making them a sure-shot favorite.
Afghanistan vs Netherlands Live Stream
The match between Afghanistan and Netherlands will be streamed live in India on the Fancode App.