The Netherlands will take on Sri Lanka in match 19 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, India on October 21. The match will start at 10:30 AM IST. Both struggled in the early games of their campaigns. However, the Netherlands conjured up a shock victory over South Africa in their last outing to register their first points. Sri Lanka, meanwhile, has lost all three of its matches in the competition.
The Netherlands has played three matches in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and the Netherlands are at the eighth position in the rankings with two points. Sri Lanka, meanwhile, are at the bottom of the table with no points from three matches.
Match: Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, match 19
Date: October 21, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM IST
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
NED vs SL pitch report
The pitch at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, will benefit the bowlers. The average score in the first innings of the last 10 matches in this stadium is 262.
NED vs SL weather report
The temperature at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium is expected to be 29.94 degrees Celsius with 36% humidity.
NED vs SL Fantasy XI Prediction: Choice of top captain and vice-captain
Scott Edwards: Dutch batsman Scott Edwards has scored 108 runs in 3 matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 with an average of 54 and a strike rate of 110.2. He has scored a half-century and failed to reach the highest score of 78.
Kusal Mendis: Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis has scored 207 runs in 3 matches and is the number one run-scorer for his team in this edition of the ODI World Cup. He has a strike rate of 156.82 and an average of 69. He also has a century and a half to his name in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Bas de Leede: The Dutch bowler has taken 7 wickets in 3 matches. Bas de Leede’s best figure for this edition of the ODI World Cup is 4/62 and he averages 23.14.
Dilshan Madushanka: The Sri Lanka bowler has taken 7 wickets in 3 matches so far at an average of 26.28. Dilshan Madushanka’s 3/38 is his best bowling performance of the ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023.
NED vs SL squadrons
Netherlands: Max O’Dowd, Teja Nidamanuru, Wesley Barresi, Bas de Leede, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Saqib Zulfiqar, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Vikramjit Singh, Noah Croes (wk), Scott Edwards (c & wk), Aryan Dutt , Kyle Klein, Logan van Beek, Paul van Meekeren, Ryan Klein and Shariz Ahmad
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dunith Wellalage, Dushan Hemantha, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Kusal Perera (wk), Dilshan Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera , Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana
NED vs SL Fantasy XI team
Wicketkeeper: Scott Edwards
Batters: Vikramjit Singh, Colin Ackermann, Sadeera Samarawickrama and Charith Asalanka
All-rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Roelof van der Merwe and Saqib Zulfiqar
Bowlers: Logan van Beek, Paul van Meekeren, Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana
Captain: Kusal Mendis
Vice Captain: Max O’Dowd
Head-to-head record between Netherlands and Sri Lanka in ODIs
Netherlands and Sri Lanka have competed against each other 5 times in ODIs. Although the Netherlands have failed to record a single victory, their rivals have emerged victorious on five occasions.
The highest score in these five encounters is 443 for Sri Lanka, while the lowest score is 86 for the Netherlands.
Netherlands vs Sri Lanka ODI records
Highest score: Sri Lanka scored 443/9 against Netherlands in 2006, which is the highest score for the Sri Lanka team in the ODIs. Sanath Jayasuriya scored 157 to take Sri Lanka to the record score. In response, the Netherlands were thrown out for 248.
The Netherlands has achieved the highest score of 374/9 against the West Indies in 2023.
Lowest score: Sri Lanka achieved 43/10 against South Africa in 2012. It remains the lowest team total for Sri Lanka in an ODI match.
Meanwhile, the Netherlands achieved a lowest score of 80 against the West Indies in 2007.
Average Score: The average score for Netherlands in the ODI matches between Netherlands and Sri Lanka is 199 while Sri Lanka averages 217 runs in the ODIs.
Prediction Netherlands vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has a better head-to-head record against the Dutch cricket team in ODI cricket. Sri Lanka will go in as favorites on Saturday to defeat Netherlands and open their win column in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
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