Nov 2, 2022, 09:22 IST

2022 ICC World T20: Super 12 stage Netherlands vs Zimbabwe Preview


It is a crucial round of games for the teams in Group 2 of the Super 12 stage. Both the games comes from the amazing Adelaide oval. The first game of the day will see Netherlands and Zimbabwe take on each other. The Dutch have nothing to lose and this could be a potential banana skin for the Zimbabweans who need a win to keep their hopes for a Semi Final place alive.

Venue – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Time – 930 AM IST

Likely Pitch Conditions –

Compared to the other Australian grounds, the Adelaide oval is a bit smaller in terms of the square boundaries. The straight boundaries are much longer so the teams will hope to use the cut or the pull to hit the boundaries. The average score at the Adelaide Oval is 182 and team that bats first would like to bat first.

Likely Zimbabwe XI –

W. Madhevere, S. Ervine, M. Shumba, S. Williams, S. Raza, R. Chakabva, R. Burl, B. Evans, R. Ngarava, B. Muzarabani and T. Chatara

Likely Netherlands XI –

S. Myburg, M ODawd, B De Leede, T Cooper, C. Ackermann, S. Edwards, R. V D Merwe, T. Pringle, LV BEEK, F Klassen and PV Meekeren

Head to Head record –

Matches played – 4

Matches won by Zimbabwe – 3

Matches won by Netherlands – 1

T20I record at Adelaide oval –

Matches played – 5

Matches won by home team – 2

Matches won by visiting team – 3

Matches won after batting 1st – 3

Matches won after batting 2nd – 2

Matches won after winning toss – 0

Matches won after losing toss – 5

Highest score by a batter at the venue – 100*- David Warner vs Sri Lanka

Best bowling figures at the Venue – 4/15 – Shane Watson vs England

Approaching milestones –

·Craig Ervine needs 3 catches to complete 50 T20 career catches

·This is the 100th overall T20 match for Tendai Chatara

·Luke Jongwe needs 1 more wicket to complete 50 wickets in T20I Cricket

·Wesley Madhevere needs 100 runs to score 1000 runs in T20I cricket

·Ngarva needs 4 wickets to reach 50 overall T20 wickets

·This is the 150th overall game for Sikandar Raza in T20 Cricket

·Raza needs 41 runs to score 3000 runs overall in T20 Cricket

·This is the 50th T20I for Scott Edwards

·Colin Ackermann needs 77 runs to reach 500 runs in T20I cricket

·Colin Ackermann needs 4 sixes to reach 100 sixes in overall T20 Cricket

·Van Der Merwe needs 35 runs to reach 500 runs in T20I cricket

·Van Der Merwe needs 4 fours to reach 250 in T20 cricket overall