Get ready for a cricketing extravaganza as the Netherlands lock horns with Sri Lanka in the 19th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. The battle will unfold at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, on October 21, commencing at 10:30 AM IST.
NED vs SL (Netherlands vs Sri Lanka), Match 19 – Vital Match Information
- 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 (Netherlands vs Sri Lanka), Match 19 Preview
Netherlands and Sri Lanka both come into the match with 3 games under their belt, but neither has had a smooth ride in the tournament. The Netherlands currently stands eighth on the points table, while Sri Lanka trails in the tenth position.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table
- Netherlands: 3 matches, 2 points, NRR -0.993
- Sri Lanka: 3 matches, 0 points, NRR -1.532
The previous encounter between these two teams took place in the Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023. In that match, Logan van Beek emerged as the fantasy points leader for the Netherlands with a tally of 95 match fantasy points, while Maheesh Theekshana dominated the fantasy points chart for Sri Lanka with 157 match fantasy points.
In their most recent matches, the Netherlands stunned South Africa by winning by 38 runs. Scott Edwards was the standout performer for the Netherlands, amassing 128 fantasy points. On the other hand, Sri Lanka faced a loss against Australia, with Dilshan Madushanka leading the fantasy points chart for Sri Lanka with 105 fantasy points.
NED vs SL, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow – Pitch Report and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow offers a balanced opportunity for both bat and ball. The average score for the first innings in the last 15 matches at this venue was 180 runs.
Interestingly, the team batting first at this venue has triumphed in 40% of its matches, indicating that the toss may not significantly influence the outcome. The team winning the toss is likely to make their decision based on the ground conditions on the day.
Weather Report for Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
On the match day, the temperature is projected to hover around 28°C, with humidity levels around 34%. The expected wind speed is 2.32 m/s.
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The venue at Lucknow caters well to both pacers and spinners, making it essential to have a balanced squad.
NED vs SL – Head-to-Head
In the five matches played between the Netherlands and Sri Lanka, the Netherlands have yet to claim a victory. Historically, the Netherlands has struggled against Sri Lanka. Following a thorough analysis and trend evaluation, Sri Lanka is the predicted winner. Bowlers from both teams have garnered the most fantasy points for their respective sides in this tournament.
NED vs SL Squad Information
Sri Lanka (SL) Squad: Angelo Mathews, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Kusal Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dushan Hemantha, Lahiru Kumara, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Dilshan Madushanka and Matheesha Pathirana.
Netherlands (NED) Squad: Sybrand Engelbrecht, Roelof van der Merwe, Wesley Barresi, Colin Ackermann, Logan van Beek, Paul van Meekeren, Max O’Dowd, Saqib Zulfiqar, Bas de Leede, Scott Edwards, Teja Nidamanuru, Vikramjit Singh, Ryan Klein, Aryan Dutt, Shariz Ahmad, Noah Croes and Kyle Klein.
NED vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Batting and Wicket-Keeper Picks
- Balapuwaduge Kusal Gimhan Mendis – A standout performer, Kusal Mendis, is a top-order right-handed batter and wicket-keeper, offering a differential edge. He boasts an average of 95 match fantasy points over the last ten games, with a fantasy rating of 8. In the most recent five matches, Kusal Mendis has consistently contributed, scoring 9, 122, 76, 158, and 22 runs at an impressive average of 77.4 per match.
- Scott Andrew Edwards – Scott Edwards, a right-handed batter who keeps wickets, has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last ten games, with a fantasy rating of 8. He is a reliable choice for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. In his recent five matches, Edwards has performed consistently, accumulating 78, 30, 0, 1, and 25 runs, averaging 26.8 per game.
- Pathum Nissanka Silva – A top-order right-handed batter, Pathum Nissanka boasts an average of 42 match fantasy points over the last ten games, with a fantasy rating of 7.6. Pathum Nissanka has been a key player, scoring a total of 210 runs in his recent five matches, maintaining a solid average of 42.
NED vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowling Picks
- Logan Verjus van Beek – Logan van Beek, a right-arm fast-medium bowler, is known for his consistency in contributing to fantasy points. With an average of 68 match fantasy points over the last ten games and a fantasy rating of 9.2, he is a trustworthy choice for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. In his most recent three matches, van Beek has clinched 6 wickets at an outstanding average of 1.2.
- Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana – Maheesh Theekshana is an off-break bowler who maintains an average of 65 match fantasy points over the last ten games. His fantasy rating stands at 8.2, and he is a valuable addition to your fantasy team. In his recent three matches, he secured 2 wickets, boasting an average of 0.4.
- Lokumarakkalage Dilshan Madushanka – Dilshan Madushanka, a left-arm fast-medium bowler, is a strategic pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 59 match fantasy points over the last nine games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. In his most recent three matches, he managed to secure 7 wickets, at an average of 1.4.
NED vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks
- Bastiaan de Leede – Bas de Leede, a right-handed top-order batter, boasts an average of 113 match fantasy points over the last ten games, with a fantasy rating of 10. His consistency makes him a valuable addition to your Dream11 Team. In his recent three matches, de Leede scored a total of 20 runs, averaging 4 per match.
- Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht – Sybrand Engelbrecht is a right-handed batter and averages 58 match fantasy points in the last two games, with a fantasy rating of 8.2. His recent performances have been impressive, scoring a total of 124 runs in his last four matches, with an average of 24.8 per game.
- Chamika Karunaratne – A consistent performer, Chamika Karunaratne maintains an average of 67 match fantasy points over the last ten games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who recently took 2 wickets in three matches, averaging 0.4.
NED vs SL Dream11 Team for Today
- Wicket-Keeper: Scott Edwards
- Batters: Pathum Nissanka and Sadeera Samarawickrama
- All-Rounders: Bas de Leede, Chamika Karunaratne, Roelof van der Merwe, and Dunith Wellalage
- Bowlers: Logan van Beek, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, and Aryan Dutt
- Captain: Bas de Leede
- Vice-Captain: Dunith Wellalage
Create your Dream11 fantasy cricket team based on these critical insights and statistics, and gear up for the thrilling Netherlands vs Sri Lanka clash in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Your selections will play a crucial role in determining the outcome of this exciting match.