M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. (Photo Source: X(Twitter)
Game 45 of the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023 will feature a clash between India (IND)and the Netherlands (NED), at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, on Sunday, November 12.
India, led by captain Rohit Sharma, have been a dominant force in the ongoing World Cup, winning all eight matches and securing their position at the top of the points table. Their victories over strong teams like Australia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan have showcased their exceptional form.
The team’s journey in the tournament has been outstanding, with impressive wins over Bangladesh, New Zealand, and England. Their recent triumph against South Africa further solidifies their position with 16 points. The upcoming match against the Netherlands will be crucial for maintaining their unbeaten streak.
In contrast, the Netherlands have had a mixed run in the tournament, winning two out of eight matches. Despite their successes against South Africa and Bangladesh, they faced defeats against powerhouse teams like Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, and Afghanistan.
No rain threats in India vs Netherlands ODI World Cup 2023 game
The ODI World Cup 2023 match between India and Netherlands is scheduled to take place on Sunday, has the weather forecast predictions will not affect the game that much. As per Accuweather, temperatures of 28°C during the day and 16°C at night, respectively, are expected at the venue. Besides, there will be clouds thronging the sky during the day but the conditions are expected to get better as the game progresses till night. Despite the cloudy interference, there is a minimal chance of rain, with only 2% during the day and 3% at night, and humidity is expected to be 63% during the day and 84% at night.
The pitch at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is known for high-scoring games, with an average 1st innings total of 237 and an average 2nd innings total of 216 in ODIs. The pitch favors batting, with teams batting first winning 15 out of 41 ODIs played there. If the Indian team get an opportunity to bat first, fans can expect a high-scoring thriller for sure as Indian batters would be eager to showcase their batting talent in a batting paradise.