ODI World Cup 2023: Netherlands vs Sri Lanka – Who will win ODI between Netherlands and Sri Lanka?

Match Details

Date: October 21, 2023

Time: 10:30 AM IST

Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

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Match Preview:

The second double-header of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 will kick off between the Netherlands and Sri Lanka. Playing in Lucknow, both these teams would love to get a positive result and move forward in the World Cup. Entering this fixture, Sri Lanka has lost three straight games in the tournament. In comparison, the Netherlands registered their first win after defeating South Africa.

Pitch Report:

The Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow has produced balanced tracks with an average score of 226 where both batters and bowlers can dominate. The batters can capitalise in the first innings when the pitch isn’t doing much. Similarly, as the day goes through, bowlers can use the conditions to their advantage with the pitch slowing down and gripping.

Team Analysis:

Netherlands

The Scott Edwards-led Netherlands have certainly emerged as one of the biggest surprise teams in the tournament. The Dutch so far have played great cricket and finally won their first match with a big win over South Africa. The batting may be the Netherlands’ biggest concern with the top-order failing to score runs. While the bowling has looked good with the likes of, Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe and Aryan Dutt performing well.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Netherlands

Vikramjit Singh, Max ODowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Sybrand Engelbrecht, Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren

Sri Lanka

In contrast, the Sri Lankan team has had a forgettable tournament with three back-to-back losses. The Lankans have shown flashes of brilliance but their mistakes have weighed them down. The batting has had a few great performances but has lacked consistency. But the bowling has severely lacked control and failed to pick up wickets at regular intervals.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

Match Prediction:

  

Conclusion:

Sri Lanka has a better chance to win this fixture and defeat the Netherlands to register their first win in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023.

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