Netherlands vs Sri Lanka: T20 world cup 2022 odds & predictions (20th October 2022)

The Netherlands is on a roll with two back-to-back wins as they take on former champions Sri Lanka. This match-up will be the 9th group stage game and the third overall for each team. As the Netherlands looks to keep its top spot in Group A, Sri Lanka will certainly aim to dethrone them.

Here are the match details:

  • Match Date and Time: 20th October 2022, 9:30 am IST
  • Venue: GMHBA Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2022

Netherlands vs Sri Lanka- Previews and Betting Tips

The dutch side is all set to take on the former champions of the tournament as they aim to extend their lead in the points table. In the past five games, they have won just two matches. However, they have earned back-to-back victories in the past two games and are high on confidence to make it three in a row.

Their recent win came against Namibia at the same venue. Despite Jan Frylinck’s gritty 48-ball 43, Namibia could get to 121/6, courtesy of Bas de Leede’s 2/18. The other dutch bowlers contributed a wicket each and gave a standout performance. Vikramjit Singh & Max O’Dowd gave an excellent start to the Netherlands, scoring 39 and 35, respectively. Bas de Leede’s fantastic run-a-ball 30 won the match.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka redeemed itself with a fantastic win over UAE after a disappointing start to their campaign. Despite Palaniapan Meiyappan’s unforgettable hattrick, Pathum Nissanka’s 60-ball 74 helped Sri Lanka get to a defending total of 152/8. While defending, Wanidu Hasranga’s 3/8 & Dushmantha Chameera’s 3/15 helped the Lankans bundle out UAE for a mere 73 runs.

There’s a lot of cricketing action expected in the upcoming encounter. Sri Lanka is favored to win the game. Try to place bets live per the game's updates in an exciting contest like this. Doing so will give better odds. Don’t forget to do your research before placing any pre-match bets. Ensure to know the past performance of players and teams to place bets.

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The dutch side will be looking forward to making it three wins in a row when they face off against Sri Lanka. The Netherlands has done an impeccable job in the bowling department and has been complimented by the batters whenever necessary. Bas de Leede is one name in specific who has done a brilliant job being the team's backbone. In the past 10 games, he has scored 333 runs with an average of 55.50. Accompanying him is Max O’Dowd, who has scored 246 runs in the past 10 games. Regarding the bowling department, Bas de Leede leads the department with 15 wickets in 10 matches. Alongside him is Logan van Beek who has taken 13 wickets in 8 games. These players will certainly be to look out for in this encounter.

Squad: Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Colin Ackermann, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards(C)(Wk), Roelof van der Merwe, Tim Pringle, Tim van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has had a wonderful game prior to the upcoming encounter. Pathum Nissanka has been in the form of his life. Courtesy of his 74 in the last game, he has 286 runs in the past 10 games. Accompanying him is the explosive Bhanuka Rajapaksa, with 246 runs in 10 games. However, their real strength this season has been the bowlers, who will come in very handy in the encounter. Wanidu Hasaranga has a staggering 18 wickets in the past 10 games alongside Maheesh Theekshana, who has 11 wickets in 10 games. These are the ones who will certainly look at getting Sri Lanka over the line.

Squad: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(Wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(C), Wanidu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana

Also, Read >> T20 World Cup Winners List

Pitch and weather Conditions

The weather forecast predicts the temperatures to fluctuate around 19 degrees with a breezy wind during match hours. There are zero to no chances of precipitation on match day, with humidity being as high as 74%.

The wicket doesn’t have much on offer for batters as every run scored with the bat is hard-earned by the batters. The venue has been kind to the pacers as they have thrived with the help of the surface.  Spinners do a good job being economical and have been amongst the wickets alongside pacers.

Netherlands vs Sri Lanka: Betting Tips

Betting Tips Betting Odds Operator Links
Toss Prediction Sri Lanka to Win 1.90 Bet on Parimatch
Top Batsman – Sri Lanka Nissanka Pathum 3.35 Try Dafabet today
Match Winner Sri Lanka 1.16 Check Odds on Crickex