T20 WC: Ireland were asked to bowl first by Netherlands captain Pieter Seelaar.© Instagram
Netherlands captain Pieter Seelaar won the toss and decided to bat first against Ireland at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both teams are playing their first match in their T20 World Cup campaign and will look to get off to a winning start in Group A. Sri Lanka and Namibia are the other two teams in Group A that will face one another in the day’s second match at the same venue. Netherlands will bank on the raw talent at their disposal while Ireland will hope to strike a balance between the experience and the youth. Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien will remain key to Ireland’s chances in the tournament.
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