NAM vs NED ICC T20 World Cup 2022

Namibia and Netherlands are slotted in Group A of the ICC T20 World Cup, with former World Cup winner Sri Lanka and Asian strong side UAE as the other two competitors in the group. Eagles, as famously known, Namibia will be playing in its 2nd T20 world Cup. Considered as minnows in the tournament, Namibia reached Super 12 in the last edition of the tournament. 

Netherlands will be playing in their 5th T20 World Cup series. They managed to reach Super 10 in world Cup 2014 but could not clear group stage in any other editions of the tournament. Netherlands ranked 18 in the world is currently a lowest ranked team in the Group A. They will face UAE on the opening night, while Namibia will face Sri Lanka on the same day.

ICC T20 World Cup Official Broadcaster of Netherlands and Namibia

There is no official cable broadcaster for Namibia and even in Netherlands. But fans of both countries will be able to stream their matches on Yupp TV. While the digital coverage in Namibia might be limited, they will have to rely on various online services to watch T20 World Cup outside cable network.  

Teams for Netherlands vs Namibia 

Group A teams Netherlands and Namibia will face off against each other as the 2nd fixture for both the teams. The match will be played at Kardinia Park on 18th October. With the Netherlands, Namibia is looking to get a win to hold upper-hand in the group. 

Let us go through both teams squads.

Netherlands Squad

Scott Edwards (c), Colin Ackermann, Shariz Ahmad, Logan van Beek, Tom Cooper, Brandon Glover, Timm van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen, Bas de Leede, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, Stephan Myburgh, Teja Nidamanuru, Max ODowd, Tim Pringle, Vikram Singh.

Through the qualifiers held in Bulawayo, the Netherlands earned a spot in the T20 World Cup in Australia. 

Namibia Squad

Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Divan la Cock, Stephen Baard, Nicol Loftie Eaton, Jan Frylinck, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo, Karl Birkenstock, Lohan Louwrens, Helao Ya France.

Pierre de Bruyn remains the head coach. But they have former South Africa all-rounder Albie Morkel as their assistant coach. And his brother, former South Africa pacer Morne Morkel, will be the sides bowling consultant.

NAM vs NED ICC T20 World Cup 2022


UAE and Sri Lanka are slotted in Group A, with Namibia and Netherlands as other two challengers in the group. Sri Lanka Vs UAE will be the 2nd game for both teams. Both teams will open the grand event on 16th Oct as Sri Lanka will take on Namibia, while UAE will face Netherlands. Let us go through other fixtures from Group A for Sri Lanka and UAE.   

Date and timeFixture
16/10/2022Sri Lanka Vs Namibia
16/10/2022UAE Vs Netherland
18/10/2022Namibia Vs Netherland
20/10/2022Sri Lanka Vs Netherland
20/10/2022UAE Vs Namibia

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be Captain of Netherlands in T20 World Cup?
Per the team disclosed by the Netherlands Cricketing Board, Scott Edwards will spearhead the Netherlands team in the T20 World Cup.
Who will Namibia face 1st in T20 World Cup?
Sri Lanka vs Namibia will be the opening match in the T20 World Cup.
When is Namibia playing against the Netherlands in T20 World Cup?
Namibia vs Netherlands game will be held on 18th October 2022 at Kardinia Park.