The men in blue are all set to take on the inexperienced Netherlands at the prestigious Sydney Cricket ground. It will be a cakewalk for India, provided their form and the line-up they possess. As for the dutch, it will be a mountain to climb as the Indians are not the easiest to compete against.
Here are the match details:
- Match Date and Time: 27th October 2022, 12:30 PM IST
- Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
- Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2022
India vs Netherlands- Previews and Betting Tips
The men in blue are walking into this encounter, clinching a magnificent win over Pakistan. It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Indians as the match went down to the final over. Bowling first, the Indians did tremendously well. Arshdeep Singh redeemed himself from his past mistakes by bagging 3/32, taking all the important breakthroughs. Accompanying him was their star all-rounder Hardik Pandya who picked up 3/30. These crucial contributions helped India restrict Pakistan to 159/8.
While chasing, India were in a spot of bother as they were struggling at 31/4 in just 6 overs. It was the century stand between Hardik Pandya & run-machine Virat Kohli that dragged India out of the jaws of defeat. Especially it was a stellar performance by Virat Kohli as his 53-ball 82* will be edged in cricket’s history books forever. In the end, India snatched victory off the final ball by 4 wickets.
As for the dutch, they lost a close encounter against the Bangla tigers in their previous fixture. The dutch bowlers did a fine job of bowling first to contain Bangladesh’s score to a mere 144/8. Paul van Meekeren and Bas de Leede contributed with 2 wickets each at a very healthy economic rate.
Chasing 145, Colin Ackermann came out all guns blazing and smashed a 48-ball 62 but couldn’t help his team get over the line. The Netherlands succumbed to the likes of Taskin Ahmed, whose 4/25 helped bundle the opposition out for 135. Bangladesh ended up winning the match by 9 runs.
As per their head-to-head, the two teams have met on 2 previous occasions with both matches going in India’s favor. We predict India to win this game with sheer ease. In this encounter, we encourage everyone to do their research about head-to-head among players who have been performing extremely well. We also advise making a note of the pitch conditions as they can be highly influential to team performance and the result of a game.
India have an explosive batting line-up that would be looking to toy with the dutch bowlers and take them for a ride. They’ve been exceptional when it has come to the bowling department as well and here are some players that have made a difference. Virat Kohli was phenomenal with the bat against Pakistan, and his 82-run knock has gotten his sum to 392 runs in 9 matches. His average in recent games has reached a whopping 65.33. Alongside him is Suryakumar Yadav with 302 runs in his past 10 games. Meanwhile, Arshdeep Singh and Hardik Pandya have the bowling department under control. Arshdeep is the trump bowler who has 10 wickets under his belt in just 6 matches.
Squad: Rohit Sharma(C), Dinesh Karthik(wk), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
The dutch will have to work hard and put up a strong fight to match the level of the men in blue. Here are some of the players that can make that happen. With the bat, Bas de Leede and Max O’Dowd have 314 and 291 runs, respectively, in their recent 10 matches. Colin Ackermann is one of the other prospects who will make a huge difference with the bat. Bas de Leede has also been phenomenal with the ball as he grabbed 17 scalps in 10 matches. His services as an all-rounder will prove to be very handy in their upcoming encounter.
Squad: Vikramjit Singh, Bas de Leede, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards(C)(wk), Tim Pringle, Logan van Beek, Shariz Ahmad, Fred Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren
Also, Read >> T20 Cricket World Cup Predictor
Pitch and weather Conditions
As per the weather forecast, there’s an 80% chance of scattered showers affecting gameplay in the middle of the encounter with overs likely to be lost. On the other hand, the temperature will fluctuate between 17 to 23 degrees, with Humidity being as high as 62% throughout the game.
Meanwhile, SCG is majorly known for its long boundaries where chasing has never been an option for a team. The runs don’t come easy as witnessed in the previous game. However, the pitch equally offers help to both, the batsmen and bowlers. The runs will come in with sheer hard work and focus, with pace bowlers thriving as compared to the spinners.
India vs Netherlands: Betting Tips
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|Toss Prediction||India to win||1.90||Bet on Parimatch|
|Match Winner||India||1.03||Try Dafabet today|