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Nepal vs Netherlands Match Preview, Head to Head in T20 Cricket World Cup

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Nepal: The Rhinos

Nepal debuted in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup in 2014 hosted by Bangladesh. The upcoming ICC T20 Cricket 2024 is going to be the second appearance of Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup after 2014. Finally, after 10 long years, Nepal is reliving the dreams of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

In the only edition that Nepal got to participate in, Nepal played 3 matches out of which in 2 matches Nepal was able to record a victory which was against Hongkong with the difference of 80 runs and with Afghanistan with 9 runs. In this series Nepal lost the match with Bangladesh by 8 wickets. This sums up performance of Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2022

Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024

On this edition of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, Nepal was selected through regional qualifiers from Asia region. Nepal ended the regional qualifier standing second on the table after Oman.

Currently, Nepal stands at 17th position in ICC Men’s T20I team ranking whereas the best T20 ranking of Nepal till today is 11th.

The Rhinos are all set to lock horns in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 led by Rohit Paudel as the captain and coached by Monti Desai. Nepal is categorized under Group D along with the Netherlands, Bangladesh, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

Nepal squad for T20 World Cup 2024: Rohit Paudel (C), Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh, Anil Kumar Sah, Kushal Malla, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratis GC, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara, Sagar Dhakal, Kamal Singh Airee.

Netherlands: The Flying Dutchmen

Netherlands in the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup

The debut of the Netherlands in the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was in 2009 in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup held in England which was the second edition of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. This year’s cricket World Cup is the 6th appearance of the Netherlands in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. 2009, 2014, 2016, 2021, and 2022 were the last 5 appearances of the Netherlands in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

The attendance records show that the Netherlands was an edition late to debut and missed two editions after the first appearance. But from the 5th edition of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup held in Bangladesh in 2014, the Netherlands has been a regular participant in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

In the records in those 5 appearances in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, the Netherlands has played 23 matches in which 9 resulted in victory whereas in 13 matches they had to bear the loss. And one of the matches out of 23 was recorded as no result.

The latest 2022 ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was so far the best year in case of achievements for the Netherlands. Beating the UAE by 3 Wickets the flying Dutchmen flew to the Super 12 but failed to advance to the knockout stage and returned home.

Netherlands in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024

Netherlands is qualified to ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 being one of the 8 top-performing teams from the T20 World Cup 2022. Currently, Netherlands stands at 15th position in ICC Men’s T20I team ranking whereas the best T20 ranking of Netherlands till today is 10th which was on recorded on 8th June 2009.

The Flying Dutchmen are led by captain Scott Edwards and coached by Ryan Cook. The squad of the Netherlands is yet to be announced. The Netherlands is playing under Group D for group stage matches.

Nepal vs Netherlands Match Preview, Team Details

Nepal vs Netherlands Match Preview, Team Details and Live Stream Details
Nepal vs Netherlands Head to Head in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024

Though Nepal and Netherlands were there in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2014 they never get the chance to go against each other. But in this edition, they are facing each other in their opening match on Jun 4.

Coincidently, the last T20 match the Netherlands has played was against Nepal at Tribhuvan University International Cricket GroundKirtipur on 25 February 2024. Netherlands and Nepal have faced each other in 12 matches in T20. In those 12 encounters, the Netherlands has won 6 whereas Nepal has come out victorious in 5 matches, and 1 match ended without a result.

Netherlands Vs Nepal Recent T20 Matches

DateNepal ScoreNetherlands ScoreResult
28 Feb 2024182/8 184/4Netherlands won by 2 runs
2 Mar 2024121/4 120Nepal won by 6 wickets
5 Mar 2024: Final184/8189/6Netherlands won by 4 wickets
Date
Nepal Score
Netherlands Score
Result
17 Apr 2021141/1136/4Nepal won by 9 wickets
20 Apr 2021206/6209/7Netherlands won by 3 wickets
24 Apr 2021: Final238/396Nepal won by 142 runs

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