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World Cup ODI 2023, NED vs SL, Match 19 Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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World Cup ODI 2023

NED vs. SL, Match 19

 

Preview

Netherlands will cross swords with Sri Lanka in the 19th match of the ongoing ODI World Cup. The match is scheduled to be played at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday, October 21.

The Netherlands are sitting in the 8th place in the points table with one win in three matches they have played so far. The highest run-getter from the side is Scott Edwards and he has collected 108 runs at a strike rate of 110. Bas de Leede is the top wicket-taker from the bowling guild and has picked up 7 wickets while bowling at an average of 23 and an economy rate of 6.00.

On the other side, Sri Lanka is sitting in the bottom half of the World Cup League standings with no wins in their 3 matches of the Round Robin stage. The leading run-scorer has been Kushal Mendis with 207 runs smashed at a strike rate of 156. He has struck 14 sixes and 18 fours. The bowling guild has been performing below far for the Islanders. Dilshan Madhushanka has been the top wicket-taker with 7 scalps while bowling at an economy rate of 6.49 and at an average of 26. 

 

Match Details

Match: World Cup ODI 2023, NED vs SL, Match 19

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time: 10:30 AM IST

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

  

Pitch and Weather Report

The pitch at the Ekana Cricket Stadium tends to slow down a bit as the game progresses. The side batting first should try to save wickets and keep building strong partnerships as this isn’t a distinctive high-scoring surface. Teams tend to lose wickets at regular intervals during the middle overs. The par score for the side would look to add around 270-280 runs on the scoreboard. 

 

NED vs. SL Squads

NED: Scott Edwards (c), Max O'Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht

SL: Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

 

NED vs. SL Probable Playing XIs

NED: 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

SL: 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

The Sri Lankan side is going through a dark phase and there is a significant dip in form. Facing a weaker side gives them a chance to make a comeback in this tournament but the Netherlands will enter this match after defeating the defending champions England, which makes things a bit difficult for the Islanders. We expect it to be a tough fight with Sri Lanka coming on the winning side. 

 

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