Afghanistan vs Netherlands, 2nd ODI Match Prediction – Who will win the match?

Afghanistan vs Netherlands, 2nd ODI Match Prediction – Who will win the match?

Afghanistan won the first match by 36 runs.

Afghanistan cricket team
Afghanistan cricket team. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Afghanistan and Netherlands will play the second ODI of the ongoing series on January 23 at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha. Afghanistan won the first match by 36 runs.

The Netherlands won the toss and elected to bowl. Afghanistan made 222 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 50 overs. Rahmat Shah made 70 runs off 102 balls and Hashmatullah Shahidi made 73 runs off 94 balls. They were the only players who scored over 30 runs for the team. Brandon Glover picked three wickets for the Netherlands.

In reply, the Netherlands could make only 186 runs in 48 overs and lost the match. Scott Edwards made 68 runs off 82 balls and was the highest scorer for the Netherlands. None of the other batters could do much for the team. Captain Pieter Seelar did make 32 runs off 69 deliveries but his innings didn’t help the team.

Match Details

Afghanistan vs Netherlands, 2nd ODI

Venue: West End Park International Cricket Stadium, Doha

Date & Time: January 23rd at 12:30 PM IST and 10 AM Local Time

Where to Watch: Fancode

Pitch Report

The previous match was the first international game at this venue. The pitch is expected to support spinners which showed in the first match. The team winning the toss should look to bowl.

Probable Playing XIs for AFG vs NED

Afghanistan

Usman Ghani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmat Shah, Shahidullah Kamal, Najibullah Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Yamin Ahmadzai

Netherlands

Colin Ackermann, Pieter Seelaar (c), Fred Klaassen, Scott Edwards (wk), Bas de Leede, Brandon Glover, Saqib Zulfiqar, Philippe Boissevain, Boris Gorlee, Vivian Kingma, Musa Ahmed

Afghanistan vs Netherlands Head-to-Head

Played – 7, Afghanistan – 5, Netherlands – 2

Probable Top Performers

Rashid Khan – Afghanistan

Rashid Khan picked three wickets in nine overs while giving away just 31 runs in the last match. His spell helped Afghanistan bundle up the Netherlands for just 186 runs. Rashid has taken 143 wickets in 75 ODIs at an average of 18.40, an economy of 4.17, and a strike rate of 26.4.

Scott Edwards – Netherlands

Scott Edwards was the highest scorer for the Netherlands in the previous match. He made 68 runs off 82 balls while opening the innings. He made his ODI debut in August 2018 and has made 223 runs in 11 matches at an average of 27.87 and a strike rate of 78.79.

Today’s match prediction: Afghanistan to win the match

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.