Due to the ongoing virus, Nepal has not scheduled any international matches. Well, after a very long break, the sports is finally making a come back there. A total of three Cricket associations are organizing the Tri-Nations Cup-T20I. The associations include the Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA), Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), and Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN). The trio is collectively hosting the International series. Nepal (NEP) will go against the Netherlands (NED) in the first match of the series. The playoff will take place on 17th April 2021 at 1:00 PM in Kathmandu.
Three teams are participating in the series. Apart from Nepal, and the Netherlands, Malaysia will also compete to grab the title. The three teams are quite professional and include the same players in their squad as well. They will participate in 7 matches which will commence from 17th of April to 24th. During this time, the viewers will witness some never-seen like before matches among the participating teams. All of the games will occur in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu only. In the capital, the teams will face off at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground. Let’s check the Match-1 details below.
NEP VS NED:
League- Tri-Nations Cup T20I
Match- Nepal (NEP) VS Netherlands (NED)
Date- 17th April 2021
Time- 1:00 PM IST
Venue- Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
Both sides will try to score victory points in the opening match to open their score points table account. Since they face each other for the first time, they will be unaware of each other’s game strategies. Speaking of their international matches’ performances, Nepal has played at ACC Eastern Regional T20 held in Bangkok last year. They have some really marvellous players in their squad and will like to come out more dominant in this match. As per ICC T20I standing, Nepal has secured itself in the 15th position with 180 points by their side. The Netherlands on another side has not appeared in any international match after 2019. However, NED had won the series title.
Nepal: Gyanendra Malla (C), Dipendra Singh Airee, Paras Khadka, Binod Bhandari, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Sushan Bhari.
Netherlands: Pieter Seelaar (C), Tobias Visee (WK), Ben Cooper, Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikramjit Singh, Scott Edwards, Philippe Boissevain, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma, Sebastiaan Braat.
Moving on to the Pitch Report, we have already mentioned the pitch where the anticipated match will happen. The pitch here is quite sporting if we put it like that. It does not just support the batsmen aiming to score a mountain like a target but also the spinners pr bowlers. Basically, everyone will get an equal amount of opportunity to perform in the opening match. The fans can stick to our site to find out about NEP VS NED Live Score and other crucial updates on the game. Stay tuned!