NED vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Match 19 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Netherlands vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team

Published on: Oct 20, 2023 4:15 pm IST|Updated on: Oct 21, 2023 2:19 pm IST

Sri Lanka will take on the Netherlands in a must-win clash to keep their ODI World Cup campaign alive. Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, Match 19 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
21 October, 2023 10:30 AM IST
Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

NED vs SL Preview

The Netherlands is all set to face off against Sri Lanka in their upcoming ICC ODI World Cup 2023 clash on Sunday, October 21st. The Netherlands, led by Scott Edwards, pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament in their previous match by defeating South Africa.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka has struggled to secure a victory this season and currently occupies the bottom spot in the standings. As the marquee ICC event continues, Edwards and his team aim to maintain their momentum, while Sri Lanka is eager for a turnaround.

Form Guide

Netherlands – WLLLW
Sri Lanka – LLLLW

Stadium Name Pitch Report

Only 5 ODIs have been played at Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, the average score stands at 249. South Africa recently posted a total of 311 here against Australia. However, during that match, bowlers enjoyed some favorable conditions, with variable bounce and a touch of turn during the day. When it comes to playing under the lights, the ball tends to come onto the bat with greater speed, offering both advantages and challenges. Pacers can capitalize on these conditions, but it necessitates a fine balance of control and precision.

Last result at the venue

In last world cup game here, Australia (215) defeated Sri Lanka (209) by 5 wickets.

Netherlands Playing 11 

  1. Vikramjit Singh
  2. Max Odowd
  3. Colin Ackermann
  4. Bas de Leede
  5. Teja Nidamanuru
  6. Scott Edwards (c & wk)
  7. Sybrand Engelbrecht
  8. Logan van Beek
  9. Roelof van der Merwe
  10. Aryan Dutt
  11. Paul van Meekeren

Netherlands Team News

  • Netherlands are likely to go with the same team after their thumping win against South Africa in last match.

Netherlands Key Players

Bas De Leede in ODIs in 2023

Innings Runs Wickets Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
10 372 22 2(7) & 2/36, 18(25) & 1/64, 67(68) & 4/62, 123(92) & 5/52, 39(19 & 0/47  ✅

Scott Edwards in ODIs in 2023

Innings Runs Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
15 546 45.5 77, 30, 0, 1, 25  ❎

SL Playing 11 

  1. Pathum Nissanka
  2. Kusal Perera
  3. Kusal Mendis (c & wk)
  4. Sadeera Samarawickrama
  5. Charith Asalanka
  6. Dhananjaya de Silva
  7. Chamika Karunaratne
  8. Dunith Wellalage
  9. Maheesh Theekshana
  10. Lahiru Kumara
  11. Dilshan Madushanka

Sri Lanka Team News

Since Dhasun Shanaka is ruled out, Sri Lanka is likely to continue with Chamika Karunaratne in this game as well for the stability is the side. They are likely to go with the same team.

SL Key Players

Pathum Nissanka in ODIs in 2023

Innings Runs Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
23 931 44.3 61, 51, 0, 30, 68  ✅

Kusal Mendis in ODIs in 2023

Innings Runs Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
24 806 38.4 9, 122, 76, 22, 17  ✅

Who will win today match between Netherlands vs Sri Lanka (in headings 2)

  • Sri Lanka holds a 5-0 lead in ODI cricket history against Netherlands.
  • Sri Lanka have lost 4 of their last 5 ODI matches.
  • Netherlands have won 2 of their last 5 ODI matches.

Although Sri Lanka hasn’t clinched a victory in this ongoing tournament, their track record and experience make them a significantly stronger team compared to the Netherlands. In light of this, Sri Lanka emerges as the clear favorite to secure a win in this contest.

NED vs SL Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Kusal Mendis (Vc)

Batsmen: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera

All-rounder: Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede(C), Dunith Wellalage, Chamika Karunaratne

Bowlers: Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Dilshan Madushanka, Maheesh Theekshana.

Who are Best Captain Options for NED vs SL Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Bas de Leede, Kusal Mendis

For Grand League, Mega Contest: Pathum Nissanka, Dunith Wellalage

What are NED vs SL Fantasy Tips?

S Edwards: The top run-scorer with 546 runs at an impressive average of 46, making him a consistent choice for your fantasy team.

B de Leede: He has averaged 116 fantasy points in 2023, making him a valuable asset in both batting and bowling departments.

C Ackermann: With 213 runs and 5 wickets in 6 matches this year, he offers a dual threat and is a strong candidate for your fantasy lineup.

K Mendis: Amassing 806 runs at an average of 38, he’s a dependable batting option who can contribute consistently. Great option for C/Vc.

P Nissanka: Leading the charts with 7 fifties this year, he’s a top choice for your fantasy team, offering both stability and high-scoring potential.

M Theekshana: With 7 wickets in just 2 matches, he boasts an impressive average of 144 fantasy points against the Netherlands, making him a key fantasy asset for this encounter.

D Madushanka: An intriguing choice, he has never gone wicketless in his career, securing 17 wickets in 9 outings. A must have in your teams.

Where to watch NED vs SL Live?

The NED vs SL match will be live-streamed on Star Network in India.

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