Netherlands plays New Zealand in the second T20 International on Thursday, August 5 at the Sportspark in Westvliet from 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

The New Zealand cricket team beat the Netherlands by16 runs in the first T20I. The Kiwis posted 148 for seven in their first innings thanks to Martin Guptill’s 36-ball 45 and James Neesham’s 17-ball 32. Shariz Ahmad and Logan van Beek took two wickets each for the Netherlands.

The Dutch never got any momentum in their chase as they were bowled out for 132 in 19.3 overs. Bas de Leede top-scored for the Netherlands with a brisk 66 of 53 balls. Blair Tickner picked up four wickets for the Kiwis while Ben Sears finished with figures of 3/22.

Netherlands vs New Zealand T20I odds

Bet365 odds: Netherlands: 8.00, New Zealand: 1.083

10CRIC odds: Netherlands: 8.63, New Zealand: 1.06

Betway odds: Netherlands: 8.00, New Zealand: 1.06

1xBet odds: Netherlands: 8.00, New Zealand: 1.088

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Netherlands vs New Zealand head-to-head in T20Is

The Netherlands have lost both their matches against New Zealand in T20 cricket.

The Netherlands have won three out of their last five T20 matches. New Zealand have won all their last five T20s. 

Netherlands vs New Zealand 2nd T20I probable playing XI

Netherlands: Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards (captain and wicket-keeper), Teja Nidamanuru, Logan van Bleek, Ryan Klein, Tim Pringle, Shariz Ahmad, Clayton Floyd.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Dane Cleaver, Daryl Mitchell, Fin Allen (wicket-keeper), Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner (captain), Blair Tickner, Ben Sears, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson.

Netherlands vs New Zealand 2nd T20I top picks

Netherlands: Tom Cooper will be the player to watch out for from the Netherlands. The 35-year-old has scored 526 runs at an average of 27.68 in T20Is. Cooper has scored three half-centuries and has a strike rate of 135.21.

New Zealand: Mitchell Santner will be the top pick from the Kiwis. The left-arm spinner has taken 72 wickets in 68 T20Is at an economy of 7.27. Santner has an average of 23.19 with the ball in the shortest format. The 30-year-old has also scored 367 runs with a strike rate of 121.92. 

Netherlands vs New Zealand 2nd T20I prediction

New Zealand are clear favourites to win against the Netherlands. The Kiwis are a much stronger side as compared to the Dutch 

The Netherlands have never beaten the Kiwis in T20Is. The Dutch have been playing well recently, but will go into the game as underdogs.

Netherlands vs New Zealand 2nd T20I playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 23°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 70%

Wind: 16 km/h