ICC T20 World Cup Match 12 Round 1 Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Match Prediction

Oct 22, 2021

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Sri Lanka vs The Netherlands– Match Preview

Sri Lanka continued their spectacular performances in the group stages with a seventy-run finish over Ireland. This makes it six consecutive wins for the team going back to the warmup stages. The Netherlands, meanwhile, are at the opposite end of the spectrum. After managing to get a narrow win over Oman in the warmup matches, it’s been a disastrous set of performances from The Netherlands in the actual group stages. The recent six-wicket loss to Namibia only accentuates the matter.


MATCH DETAILS:

Match – Sri Lanka vs The Netherlands – Match twelve
Venue – Sharjah Cricket structure, Sharjah
Time – 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
Date- 22nd October 2021


PITCH REPORT

The pitch in Sharjah has been a tough one for batting in recent times. In IPL 2021, batting against the old ball was a tough task for the batters. Hence, scoring runs in the powerplay are crucial. Chasing ought to be the method forward for the teams.

Average score: one hundred and forty-four (14 T20Is in Sharjah)

Record of Chasing teams:
Won – four
Lost – 9
Tied – 1


SRI LANKA VS THE NETHERLANDS

SRI LANKA VS THE NETHERLANDS – EXPECTED PLAYING XIS

SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka proved that the stutter displayed against Namibia was an exception because the team came up with a powerful performance against Ireland. The batting depth possessed by Sri Lanka was all over again apparent in the huge win over Ireland. This has the potential to impose bother on any opponent, as per Sri Lanka vs The Netherlands prediction.

THE SQUAD

  • Kusal Perera (wk.)
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Avishka Fernando
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Dasun Shanaka (c)
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Lahiru Kumara


Bench: 

  • Dhananjaya de Silva
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Akila Dananjaya
  • Binura Fernando

 

NETHERLANDS

The Netherlands still seems to be short in terms of match practice. This was the case even once the team came into the tournament. The rustiness is one of all the explanations behind the team failing to hit any style of momentum during this group stage. Even supposing the team encompasses a decent mix of experience and youth, none of the players – except for Max O’Dowd – have been able to make a major impression.

THE SQUAD

  • Max O’Dowd
  • Ben Cooper
  • Bas de Leede
  • Colin Ackermann
  • Ryan Ten Doeschate
  • Scott Edwards (wk.)
  • Roelof van der Merwe
  • Pieter Seelaar (c)
  • Logan van Beek
  • Fred Klaassen
  • Brandon Glover


Bench:

  • Stephan Myburgh
  • Philippe Boissevain
  • Paul van Meekeren
  • Timm van der Gugten


Let us take a glance at the odds for the match:
Sri Lanka to win: 1/7
The Netherlands to win: 9/2


SRI LANKA VS THE NETHERLANDS HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD

Matches Played: one
Sri Lanka Won: one
Netherlands Won: zero
Tie: 0
NR: 0

Sri Lanka vs The Netherlands head-to-head record is something of a brand-new development with the team’s meeting one another only on one occasion in the past. Obviously from a much experienced and stronger team, Sri Lanka has embarked on prime during this solitary meeting.


SRI LANKA VS THE NETHERLANDS 

Most match sixes – land @ 8/13

Sri Lanka was ready to hit only a half-dozen sixes in the win over Ireland, however, there were nineteen boundaries. The team is doubtless to perform even higher against Netherlands’ weak bowling. The opening and top-order batsmen are doubtless to use caution in their approach. Most of the sixes are doubtless to come back in the trial and later overs.


Sri Lanka top baseball player – Pathum Nissanka @ 7/2

Pathum Nissanka has been in tight form throughout the recent T20 matches. He has come back up with two centuries in the last 3 matches. Even though he will be facing the very best of the Netherlands’ bowling line-up in the 1st few overs, the 23-year-old ought to be ready to make use of the ability to accumulate some tight runs.


Sri Lanka best bowler – Maheesh Theekshana @ 3/1

Maheesh Theekshana came up with a 3-wicket haul against Ireland. He has been ready to get six wickets in his last 2 matches. The pitch at Sharjah can particularly facilitate his case even any. Maheesh Theekshana appeared on the right track to line another huge wicket tally during this game.


BEST BATTER OF THE MATCH

Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka)

Kusal Perera has been having outstanding form in the ongoing tournament. In the 1st 2 matches, the left-hander may only manage to attain eleven runs. In the previous match against Ireland, Perera bagged a duck. However, the talent he possesses can’t be unheeded by any means. If he gets going, the Netherlands may well find themselves chasing leather


Probable best bowler of the match

Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Wanindu Hasaranga has been outstanding for the Lankans over the last 2 years. win the T20 World Cup, the leg-spinner has picked up 3 wickets from 2 matches. Moreover, his economy rate of 4.50 is additionally the most effective among the spinners for Lanka. do not forget that Hasaranga is not any mug with the bat and scored seventy-one runs against Ireland.


Today’s match prediction:
Sri Lanka to win the match.

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