Match Preview – Netherlands vs England, England in Netherlands 2022, second ODI

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Well, how do you practice that? The logical solution – if common sense has the rest to do with what took place in Amstelveen on Friday – is that England will goal to most sensible 500. And at the again of a record-breaking show, headlined through Jos Buttler‘s berserker 162 off 70 balls, few would guess in opposition to them racking up a equivalent ranking within the match that they once more bat first.

There used to be a component of Stick Cricket about the best way Buttler dismantled the Dutch, sixes punched into the timber across the flooring as though casually tapping away at a keyboard. If simplest workplace paintings used to be this a laugh.

England’s white-ball revolution is now so deeply seeded inside the ranks of the home recreation that the 2 males who joined Buttler in achieving 3 figures have been each doing so for the primary time in ODIs. Dawid Malan has lengthy been concerned throughout codecs, in fact – and become simplest the second one England males’s participant to attain loads in all 3 – however Phil Salt used to be making simply his fourth look, and did a tight Jonny-Bairstow-impression on the most sensible of the order.

Liam Livingstone‘s 17-ball fifty, in the meantime, used to be his first in ODIs, in addition to any other England checklist. Those concerned within the Test squad – together with Bairstow, Joe Root and the captain, Ben Stokes – would possibly not be being worried about their puts within the pecking order but, nevertheless it serves as a reminder of the intensity to be had to England in white-ball cricket. (As did any other checklist general within the Blast afterward Friday.)

To be truthful to Netherlands, apart from a few dropped catches that may have stalled England’s rampage, they didn’t do an excessive amount of improper. Although the captain, Pieter Seelaar, won’t decide to insert the guests once more. “Getting Jason Roy out used to be a excellent second,” he laughed afterwards, recalling the early dismissal that left England 1 for 1 in the second one over. All bar probably the most 26 sixes hit (any other checklist) cleared the boundary-riders conveniently.

In the face of such an unheard of chase, Netherlands did neatly to bat throughout the overs, bar two balls, and ensure that the margin defeat used to be no longer in a similar way record-breaking.

Without a few of their perfect gamers, who’ve opted to stay taking part in in county cricket, there used to be obviously a gulf in ability. But the core of this Netherlands aspect – gamers akin to Seelaar, Max O’Dowd, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards and Logan van Beek – have a lot of revel in at bouncing again from adversity. “This will make us higher cricketers someday,” Seelaar added, and the Dutch will probably be hoping to end up that in an instant.

Form information

(Last 5 finished fits, most up-to-date first)

Netherlands: LLLLL
England: WWWWW

In the highlight

Despite the carnage visited upon the VRA flooring through England’s batters, it used to be a Netherlands participant who landed the KNVB with a restore invoice for smashing a window pane to move with the estimated €1,000 hit for misplaced balls. Max O’Dowd gave a glimpse of his vary throughout a run-a-ball 55, which incorporated some Shane Watson-esque clumping down the bottom. The Auckland-born opener has develop into a banker on the most sensible of the order, averaging 45.61 in ODIs. He could also be the one guy to have scored a T20I hundred for Netherlands – and may want to faucet into that mindset if England are going to be challenged.

Centre level. Name in lighting fixtures. Place booked within the corridor of reputation. Jos Buttler may have more difficult day’s paintings, however there’s no doubting he’s lately in his pomp as a white-ball batter. Without sounding like a damaged checklist, there have been a number of he narrowly ignored out on – a 47-ball hundred used to be one slower than his perfect; attending to 150 in 65 balls used to be additionally a unmarried supply in the back of AB de Villiers; with simplest 14 sixes, he used to be 3 wanting the high-water mark in ODIs. But if England proceed to deploy him at No. 4, having cottoned directly to his brilliance, then there is also additional possibilities to move above and past.

Team information

Netherlands appear most likely to stay with the spin-heavy technique, however may usher in both Tim Pringle – the sluggish left-armer whose dad Chris performed for New Zealand – or 19-year-old legspinner Shariz Ahmad. If helps to keep his spot, it is going to be crucial check of personality for Philippe Boissevain, who conceded 108 from his ten overs.

Netherlands (conceivable): 1 Vikramjit Singh, 2 Max O’Dowd, 3 Musa Ahmed, 4 Tom Cooper, 5 Bas de Leede, 6 Scott Edwards (wk), 7 Pieter Seelaar (capt), 8 Logan van Beek, 9 Shane Snater, 10 Aryan Dutt, 11 Philippe Boissevain/Tim Pringle.

Morgan is most often reluctant to rotate for the sake of it, and has up to now advised he’ll attempt to play all 3 video games regardless of contemporary damage issues. Sam Curran, who bowled 9 overs on Friday, is most likely likeliest to get a relaxation, with Brydon Carse primed to return in and be offering some right-arm variation to the seam-bowling division.

England (conceivable): 1 Jason Roy, 2 Phil Salt, 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Jos Buttler (wk), 5 Eoin Morgan (capt), 6 Liam Livingstone, 7 Moeen Ali, 8 David Willey, 9 Brydon Carse/Sam Curran, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Reece Topley

Pitch and stipulations

As evidenced through England’s world-record 26 sixes, the Amstelveen barriers are eminently clearable – even supposing the similar pitch will probably be used as for Friday’s run-fest, which may decelerate one of the scoring. An even larger crowd is anticipated, however they might also need to cope with some rain interrupting lawsuits.

Stats and minutiae

  • England’s 498 for 4 used to be a brand new excessive in ODIs (you could have heard). They at the moment are accountable for the most sensible 3 rankings within the layout. England additionally become simplest the second one crew to have 3 centurions in an innings after South Africa, who’ve finished so two times.
  • Amstelveen has regained the checklist for the absolute best ODI general, which it up to now held for Sri Lanka’s 443 for 9 in opposition to Netherlands in 2006, earlier than England two times eclipsed that ranking at Trent Bridge.
  • During the process the destruction, Buttler become the 10th Englishman to 4000 ODI runs.
  • Roy is about to play his one centesimal ODI. Cooper wishes yet one more run for 1000 in ODIs.
  • Two Netherlands milestones are in sight for Seelaar. His 58th cap will draw him stage with Peter Borren for many appearances; and he wishes yet one more wicket to switch Mudassar Bukhari as Netherlands’ main bowler in ODIs.
  • Quotes

    “You cannot drop the most efficient batsman on the earth two times in a single over. Phil Salt used to be [also] dropped on 30 or 40. I’m no longer going to mention it might be an absolutely other recreation, however you almost certainly would possibly not be taking a look at 498.”
    Netherlands captain Pieter Seelaar rues paying a hefty value for dropped catches

    “We do not take days like this with no consideration in any respect. We earned the suitable to offer it a nudge nowadays, that does not imply that on Sunday or Wednesday we will no longer be up in opposition to it. We’ve labored extremely arduous to earn days like nowadays.”
    England’s Eoin Morgan admits days like the primary ODI do not come round continuously

    Alan Gardner is a deputy editor at ESPNcricinfo. @alanroderick

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