NED vs PAK LIVE – Pakisatan Asia Cup 2022: If Pakistan was looking to get some decent match practice before MEGA Clash in Asia Cup vs India, they are robbed of that chance. Pakistan is in Netherlands to play 3 Match ODI Series. But 7 of the top players of the home team is not available for the series. This is the reason the KNCB (Netherlands Cricket Board) have named an entirely Netherlands-based squad to face Pakistan in their CWC Super League series at Rotterdam: Follow Netherlands vs Pakistan LIVE Updates & Asia Cup Cricket LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN
Why Netherlands main players are not available?
- 7 county-contracted Dutch players are unavailable for the series due to English domestic commitments.
- The Dutch side is drawn only from players based in the Netherlands for the Summer.
- Leicestershire captain Colin Ackermann and pace spearhead Fred Klaassen both are playing The Hundred.
- Left arm spin all-rounder Roelof van der Merwe for the Superchargers and seamer Timm van der Gugten for Birmingham Phoenix.
- Shane Snater, Brandon Glover and Paul van Meekeren are playing in Royal London One Day Cup for their respective counties.
NED vs PAK LIVE – Schedule of the Series: On 16, 18 and 21 August 2022, the Netherlands will play three World Cup qualifying matches (One Day Internationals) against Pakistan at VOC’s cricket ground in Rotterdam.
The selection committee has announced its squad for the matches. Notable names in the selection are Wesley Barresi (HBS), who returns, and 20-year old newcomer Arnav Jain (VOC).
Barresi (38) made his debut for the Netherlands in 2010 and played his last game in 2019. In 32 ODIs he made 927 runs (avg. 35.65) and in 42 T20Is another 799 (22.82). He can keep wicket and also bowls offspin.
Arnav Jain (20) is an offspinner / batsman. He previously played for the Netherlands U19 and impressed during the recent T20 final day. He bowled 2-15 in the final and made 40 runs off 22 balls.
The Netherlands squad consists of the following players:
Scott Edwards (VOC, captain and wicketkeeper )
Musa Ahmad (VCC)
Shariz Ahmad (VCC)
Wesley Barresi (HBS)
Logan van Beek (VCC)
Tom Cooper (Kampong)
Aryan Dutt (VRA)
Arnav Jain (VOC)
Viv Kingma (VCC)
Ryan Klein (HBS)
Bas de Leede (VCC)
Teja Nidamanuru (Punjab CCR)
Tim Pringle (HCC)
Max O’Dowd (VOC)
Vikram Singh (VRA)
Pakistan Squad Tour of Netherlands: In Pakistan’s squad, the names of batsman Babar Azam and left arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi stand out. Newcomers to the squad are Abdullah Shafique, Salman Ali Agha and Naseem Shah.
Pakistan’s squad consists of:
Babar Azam (captain)
Shadab Khan (vice-captain)
Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
Mohammad Haris (wk)
Mohammad Wasim Jr
Salman Ali Agha
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Matches (all at VOC, Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam): Netherlands TIME
16 August 2022 – 11.00 AM: Netherlands vs Pakistan
18 August 2022 – 11.00 AM: Netherlands vs Pakistan
21 August 2022 – 11.00 AM: Netherlands vs Pakistan
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