SL vs NL, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023

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Match Preview

It will be SL vs NL for the 2nd game of the Super Six Stage in two days’ time at Bulawayo.

Furthermore, looking back at their previous games, then Sri Lanka defeated Scotland by 82 runs in their last group game.

Additionally, they also finished at the top of the table in group B with 8 points and an NRR of +3.047.

On the other hand, the Netherlands defeated West Indies in the super over of their last group game and finished 2nd in the points table in group A with 6 points and an NRR of +0.669.

While Sri Lanka will look to win this game fair and square, the Netherlands will try to make things tough for them just like they did to West Indies.

Thus, we are in for some exciting action between these two sides on the 30th of June.

Match Details

Match: Sri Lanka vs Netherlands, Match 2

Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Date: 30th June 2023

Time: 12:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The pitch at Queens is a balanced one for batters and bowlers when it comes to ODI cricket. However, as the game will progress, it will tend to slow down and batters will have to be cautious in the beginning. Moreover, spinners will remain dominant on this wicket. Therefore, the team winning the toss should opt to bat first and try to put up a big target. Furthermore, the average first innings score at this venue is 250-270 runs.

Full Squads for SL vs NL, Match 2

Sri Lanka

Charith Asalanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dushan Hemantha, Pathum Nissanka, Sahan Arachchige, Chamika Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Dilshan Madushanka, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana


Max O’Dowd, Teja Nidamanuru, Wesley Barresi, Bas de Leede, Michael Levitt, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Vikramjit Singh, Noah Croes (wk), Scott Edwards (c & wk), Aryan Dutt, Clayton Floyd, Logan van Beek, Ryan Klein, Vivian Kingma

Probable Playing XI for SL vs NL, Match 2

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara


Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Wesley Barresi, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Saqib Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Clayton Floyd, Vivian Kingma

Match Prediction for SL vs NL, Match 2

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be an even contest.

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