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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 - Scotland v Netherlands

Ryan ten Doeschate
Ryan ten Doeschate
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The 41st match of the ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 will be played between Scotland and Netherlands at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

Scotland have not performed as per expectations and are running the risk of not securing an automatic qualification for the ICC 2020 T20 World Cup. They are placed at the third spot in group A of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 with 3 wins and 2 losses from 5 games. The team has 6 points and a net run rate of +0.550.

Netherlands were placed at the top of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier group A till now but have been pushed to the 2nd spot after a 5-wicket defeat against Papua New Guinea in their last match. They are now with three wins and one loss. The team has six points and the net run rate of +1.184.

Max ODowd is the top-scorer for Netherlands with 122 runs from 4 matches at an average of over 30 and the top score of 53. He has scored at a strike rate of exactly 100. Experienced batsman Ryan ten Doeschate has also scored a half-century.

Paul van Meekeren is the top wicket-taker for Netherlands with 8 wickets from 4 matches at an average of under 10 and has bowled quite economically, conceding runs at 5.05 per over. He has best figures of 3-16.

Calum MacLeod is the highest run-getter for Scotland and the fourth-highest in the tournament till now with 187 runs from five matches at an average of 37.40. He has struck at almost 130 and has the best of 74.

George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer also average around 30. Safyaan Sharif is their top wicket-taker with 9 wickets from 5 games.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Scotland- Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Josh Davey, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Tom Sole, Craig Wallace, Mark Watt, Hamza Tahir

Netherlands- Tobias Visee, Max ODowd, Ben Cooper , Pieter Seelaar, Colin Ackermann, Ryan ten Doeschate, Roelof van der Merwe, Scott Edwards, Brandon Glover, Paul van Meekeren, Timm van der Gugten


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Scotland

Who will win? – Netherlands

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Max ODowd (Netherlands), Calum MacLeod (Scotland)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Paul van Meekeren (Netherlands), Safyaan Sharif (Scotland)

Most Sixes – Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands), Calum MacLeod (Scotland)

Man of the Match –  Max ODow

Team Scores Batting first – Netherlands 165+, Scotland 160+

Match Handicap Netherlands

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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