Sri Lanka will be facing the Netherlands for their third match in the tournament of ICC men’s T20 World Cup. The match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Ground. This match will be important for both teams as one team will be defending their winning streak and another team will be trying to end their losing streak. The match is expected to be very exciting as both the teams will be giving their all to win this match.
Sri Lanka will be locking horns with the Netherlands for the 12th match of the competition in the ICC men’s T20 World Cup. They are currently the table topper with two wins against Ireland and Namibia. Sri Lanka will try to continue this form and they will be looking to qualify for the next round of the competition. On the other hand, Netherland is still without any wins in this competition. They will be looking to bag one win in this series.
In Group A Sri Lanka is sitting on the top of the table and Netherland is at the bottom of the table. This match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Ground. All the matches between the teams in Group A will be played in the United Arab Emirates. This match is will be crucial for both teams.
Fixture Name: Match 12, Sri Lanka vs Ireland
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 22 October, Friday
Time: 7:30 PM IST
The 12th match of the competition between Sri Lanka and the Netherland will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Ground UAE. The pitch is expected to be supporting the bowling side as we saw in IPL scoring runs on this wicket was most difficult as compared to other grounds. Due will also play an important factor. The toss-winning captain should go for bowling first as it is the safest option on this pitch.
It would be recommended to pick more players from the Sri Lankan side as they are well experienced and strong side as compared to their opponents. As the pitch is expected to help the bowling it would be recommended to pick more bowlers and all-rounders in your dream 11 teams. The player picks such as Hasaranga and Max O’Dowd can be very influential picks for your dream 11 team.
Wicketkeeper: Kusal Perera
Batsmen: Max O’Dowd, Avishka Fernando, Stephan Myburg
All rounder: Pieter Seelaar, Wanindu Hasaranga, Colin Ackermann
Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Fred Klaassen
Sri Lanka will be the favorite of the match as they have an experienced and well-balanced team as compared to the Netherlands team. Sri Lanka will be fully focused to win this match and qualify for the next round of the series. The Netherlands will be hoping to at least win a match in this tournament which is going to be hard for them. This match can be one-sided as the Sri Lankan team are still the unbeaten side in the group and Netherlands are going through their worst form.
For Sri Lanka, It would be important to maintain their focus so that they can win this match against the Netherlands. Sri Lanka will come on the pitch with full strength. Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will be leading the batting attack. Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, and Chamika Karunaratne will be handling the responsibility of the bowling department.
Sri Lanka leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been great recently with his bowling and batting both. As in his last match against Ireland, he scored 71 runs in 47 balls with a strike rate of 151 and he also took a wicket for his team. He was the man of the match against the Irish side. In total, he has scored 271 runs and taken 39 wickets for his team In this format. He will be looking to continue this form against the Netherlands
this young Right-handed top-order batsman has been great with his batting for Sri Lanka. He played a phenomenal knock against his last opponent in which he scored 61 runs in 47 balls with a strike rate of 121. he would be looking to continue this form and hope to qualify for the next round. In total, he has scored 763 runs in 27 innings in this format.
SL Playing 11 (likely)
The Netherlands will be hoping to win this match and bag one match in this series. They will be aiming to be better with their balling and batting both. Max O’Dowd, Roelof van der Merwe, and Pieter Seelaar will be important in the team as they will be leading the batting department of their teams. Paul van Meekeren, Logan van Beek and Brandon Glover will be very much crucial with the ball
Netherlands skipper Pieter Seelaar has shown great performance with his bowling. Seelaar took one wicket for his team and only gave eight runs in just two overs. He will be looking to provide more strength to his team with his bowling. In total, he has scored around 678 runs and taken 66 wickets for his team.
The Netherlands’ opening batsman has been great with his bat in this competition. Max has scored a good amount for his team in both matches. He scored 51 runs in 47 balls in the first match and 70 runs in 56 balls with a strike rate of 125 in the second match. he will be aiming to carry on this form and win the next match for his team. Max has scored 1210 runs in 47 matches for his team.
NED Playing 11 (likely)
Bas de Leede
Van der Merwe
Logan Van Beek
Van Der Gugten
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