SL vs NED Prediction: The T20 World Cup’s Group B matches came to a close yesterday. Bangladesh defeated Papua New Guinea by a huge 84 runs and qualified for the Super 12 rounds. Scotland’s perfect record was maintained as they cruised over Oman’s score with eight wickets in hand.
The Sharjah cricket stadium will host the final two games in Group A. The afternoon game is a knockout between Namibia and Ireland. Sri Lanka face off against Netherlands in the evening game. It is a bit of a dead rubber as Sri Lanka have already progressed further while Netherlands have been eliminated.
SL vs NED Cricket Betting Tips
Sri Lanka vs Netherlands
Match 12, T20 World Cup
22 October 2021, 07:30 PM IST
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
The match will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network and it can also be streamed on Hotstar App. It will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. The matches are split in four venues- Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. T20 World Cup will be broadcasted to almost 100 countries including all cricket-playing nations.
SL vs NED Head to Head: Sri Lanka have won the only contest between the two sides.
SL – 80%
NED – 20%
Sri Lanka have shown great resolve to win both matches after getting into a tricky spot. They would be looking to keep the momentum going with another win here. Although some complacency might creep in since they have already qualified, Sri Lanka are still the overwhelming favorites to win tonight.
Bet365: SL: 1.14; NED: 5.50
Max O’Dowd has been in stellar form with the bat, He has hit back-to-back fifties at a brisk pace. He has hit 1159 runs in 41 innings at an average of 30.2 with eight half-centuries and a century to his name.
Wanindu Hasaranga stole the show against Ireland with his all round skills. His batting has improved considerably. HE has 279 runs and 39 wickets in 27 matches for Sri Lanka.
Maheesh Theekshana is the new mystery spinner in town. He has been outfoxing the batsmen with his guile. He has 8 wicket sin 7 games at an economy of 6.4.
SL Playing XI
Kusal Perera (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
NED Playing XI
Max O’Dowd, Stephen Myburgh , 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
It is a slow wicket in Sharjah as observed in the IPL. Spinners will get some assistance and the pacers will reap rewards for their cutters and slower deliveries. 130-140 is a par score on this wicket. The team winning the toss might elect to bat second as chasing has been easier recently.
If SL bats first: 140-150
If NED bats first: 130-140
Sharjah will have clear skies and a bright sunny day ahead. The temperatures in the evening hours are around 32 degrees Celsius. The winds will be light and the relative humidity percentage is expected to be in the fifties. There might be some dew in the latter half of the match.
WICKET-KEEPERS: K Perera
BATSMEN: M O’Dowd, A Fernando, P Nissanka
ALL-ROUNDERS: R van der Merwe, P Seelar, T ten Doeschate, W Hasaranga
BOWLERS: D Chameera, L Kumara, M Theekshana
Captain choices: W Hasarnaga/ M Theekshana
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