West Indies, alongside Afghanistan, Ireland and Zimbabwe had neglected to naturally fit the bill for the ICC World Cup Championship to be held in the UK in 2019, as they completed outside the top eight team rankings by the 30th September cut-off date. Presently these four teams will join Hong Kong, Netherlands, Scotland and Papua New Guinea to battle it out for the 2 remaining spots in the ICC World Cup 2019 competition.
Ireland and Netherlands have been long haul equals in the partner circuit and are put together in Group A. They will go up against each other at the Harare stadium on 4th March, the opening day of the qualifiers, and it should be seen which team can develop triumphant in their first round-robin match.
ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 2nd Match Live Telecast
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Live Streaming & TV Channels Guide
Star Sports – Star Sports Select 2, Star Sports Select 2 HD
|UK||Sky Sports Cricket|
||OSN Sports Cricket HD|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV)|
|Singapore||Star Cricket, StarHub Go|
|New Zealand||SKY Sport NZ|
|Pakistan||PTV Sport, Ten Sports|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Channel Eye)|
||ATN Cricket Plus HD|
|Brunei, Malaysia||Star Cricket, Astro Go|
|USA||Willow TV, Willow Xtra|
||Star Cricket, Now TV|
ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 IRELAND
William Porterfield, the accomplished top-arrange batsman will lead the side that comprises of batsmen like Andy Balbirnie, Ed Joyce, Niall and Kevin O’ Brien, James Shannon, Paul Stirling and wicket-keeper batsman Gary Wilson, who add profundity to the squad with their mastery and hard-hitting abilities.
The rocking the bowling alley unit contains quick bowlers Boyd Rankin, Tim Murtagh and Peter Chase while spinners like George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, all-rounders Paul Stirling and Kevin O’ Brien alongside their captain Porterfield could attempt to outsmart the Dutch in their opening amusement. The squad additionally has different bowlers like medium-pacers Barry McCarthy and Ed Joyce, who convey assortment to the assault.
Ireland has earned test status in 2017 after their effective excursions as of late and was elevated to the ICC ODI title in 2015 taking the quantity of teams to twelve. The team has been creating fantastic outcomes in the ODIs and could end up being an intense unit to split by the Netherlands here.
ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 NETHERLANDS
Subside Borren, the flexible all-rounder, will lead the side that comprises of experienced batsmen like Wesley Barresi, Stephan Myburgh, Pieter Seelar, Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe, who has been performing great in late excursions both locally and in T20 group matches over the world. Others like Ben Cooper, Sikander Zulfiqar and all-rounder Paul van Meekeran add profundity to the squad and could turn out all weapons blasting to enable their team to overwhelm here.
The rocking the bowling alley unit has quick bowlers Timm van der Gugten, Vivian Kingma, Fred Klaasen and Meekeran, who can endeavor to smother the Irish batsmen with their general achievements. The turn office has Max O’Dowd, Stephan Myburgh, Pieter Seelar and Roelof van der Merwe, who will convey their aptitudes to the table and could end up being an extreme resistance. Others like Doeschate, Shane Snater, Zulfiqar and Ben Cooper convey assortment to the assault.
Netherlands alongside three most noteworthy completing partner teams are slated to win ODI status till 2022 and we could see them turn out with their best foot forward to influence it to the ICC World To cup.
ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 Ireland vs Netherlands PREDICTION
Both Ireland and Netherlands have all around adjusted sides with batsmen and bowlers who have been performing admirably as of late and could give their team the edge to win here. While the challenge could go last possible minute, we feel that Ireland with its hard-hitting batting line-up and furious turn assault are better set to win this round.
ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 2nd Match Live Scorecard
Ireland beat Netherlands by 93 runs (D/L method)
|William Porterfield (C)
lbw b Roelof van der Merwe
c Ryan ten Doeschate b Paul van Meekeren
lbw b Pieter Seelaar
c Paul van Meekeren b Timm van der Gugten
|Niall O’Brien (W)
c Pieter Seelaar b Vivian Kingma
c & b Timm van der Gugten
c Max O’Dowd b Timm van der Gugten
(b – 1, w – 13, no – 2, lb – 3, penalty – 0)
|Total||268 (5.36 runs per over)|
|Timm van der Gugten||10||0||59||3||2||0||5.9|
|Paul van Meekeren||10||0||49||1||4||0||4.9|
|Roelof van der Merwe||10||0||32||1||2||0||3.2|
|Ryan ten Doeschate||4||0||26||0||2||0||6.5|
c Niall O’Brien b Tim Murtagh
b Tim Murtagh
c William Porterfield b Barry McCarthy
|Ryan ten Doeschate
lbw b Kevin O’Brien
|Peter Borren (C)
run out (Kevin O’Brien)
|Roelof van der Merwe
c Ed Joyce b Boyd Rankin
|Scott Edwards (W)
c Barry McCarthy b Tim Murtagh
c Niall O’Brien b Barry McCarthy
|Timm van der Gugten
c George Dockrell b Boyd Rankin
|Paul van Meekeren
c Gary Wilson b Kevin O’Brien
(b – 0, w – 3, no – 0, lb – 1, penalty – 0)
|Total||149 (4.60 runs per over)|