SL vs NED – ICC World Cup Qualifiers Prediction 30 Jun 2023
ICC World Cup Qualifiers
- Date: 2023-06-30
- Start Time: 09:00
- Location: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
- Tournament: ICC World Cup
- Format: One Day International
- Prediction By: Malcolm Richards
In their inaugural Super Sixes match, Sri Lanka will go head-to-head against the Netherlands at the Queen Sports Club in Bulawayo. The match is set to commence at 9 am local time.
- Sri Lanka has showcased an impressive performance thus far in the tournament, emerging victorious in all four of their Group A matches to secure the top spot on the points table.
- On the other hand, the Netherlands has also displayed commendable form, winning three out of their four games in this contest.
- Both Sri Lanka and the Netherlands will be vying for these coveted spots, and the outcome of this match will shape their respective journeys in the tournament.
SL vs NED – WC Qualifiers – Venue Details
Venue: Queen Sports Club Bulawayo
Date: June 30 2023
Time: 9:00 (local)
SL vs NED – WC Qualifiers – Team Previews
The team will be relying on players like Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne and Charith Asalanka to score the majority of the runs in the batting department. Dimuth Karunaratne has been Sri Lanka’s standout batsman in this year’s World Cup Qualifier, with 223 runs in four innings.
Pathm Nissanaka played well and earned the tag of 2nd best batter of Sri Lanka in this tournament. The Sri Lankan batting lineup is long as the middle order batters Charith Asalanka and Dhanajaya de Silva along with Captain Shanaka made it a strong batting lineup.
The team will be counting on bowlers Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara and Kasun Rajitha to make significant bowling strikes. Kasun Rajitha is their best bowler in the last year. However, Lahiru Kumara bowled extraordinarily well in this qualifier. Leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga is the competition’s top wicket-taker thus far with 18 to his credit.
The team will be depending on May O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, and captain Scott Edwards to score the majority of the runs in the batting department. Teja Nidamanuru, who played for the Netherlands in the previous game, was the game’s best batsman and concluded the innings with the highest score of 111 runs off 76 balls thanks to eleven boundaries and three sixes.
Scott Edwards, the team’s captain, gave him strong assistance by scoring 67 runs off just 47 balls. To help the Netherlands defeat West Indies in the super-over, Logan Van Beek hit three fours and three sixes.
He was the star performer in the game. For timely strikes in the bowling department, the team will be looking to individuals like Logan Van Beek, Bas De Leede, Clayton Floyd, and Aryan Dutt. The Netherlands team can surprise Sri Lanka any time in this match.
SL vs NED – WC Qualifiers – Probable Playing XI’s
Sri Lanka: D Karunaratne, P Nissanka, K Mendis (wk), S Samarawickrama, C Asalanka, D de Silva, D Shanaka (Cap), W Hasaranga, M Theekshana, K Rajitha, L Kumara
Netherlands: V Singh, M ODowd, W Barresi, De Leede, T Nidamanuru, S Edwards (Cap & wk), S Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek, C Floyd, V Kingma, Aryan Dutt
SL vs NED – WC Qualifiers – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction
The Queen Sports Club in Bulawayo is renowned for being a batsman’s paradise, providing them with the freedom to play their shots without hindrance. Previous games at this venue have witnessed high-scoring encounters, as the pitch offers little assistance to fast bowlers. However, spinners have found success on this ground, as the ball can sharply turn and occasionally hold up, creating challenges for the batters.
SL vs NED – WC Qualifiers – Win Prediction
Sri Lanka should win this game pretty comfortably if they play anywhere near to their potential.