Match Preview – Sri Lanka vs Netherlands, T20 World Cup 2024, 38th Match. Who Will Win, On June 16, 2024


Match Details – SL vs NED:

  • Match: Sri Lanka vs Netherlands, 38th Match, T20 World Cup 2024

  • Date and Time: June 16,  12:30 am GMT( June 17 ) / 06:00 am IST( June 17 ) / 08:30 pm local time

  • Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia

SL vs NED Betting Tips & Match Prediction:

Who will win the toss? – Netherlands
Who will win the match? – Sri Lanka

SL vs NED Preview:

Sri Lanka has been eliminated from the T20 World Cup in the first round. They lost their initial two group matches to South Africa and Bangladesh, and their third game against Nepal was washed out. The Lankans can only blame themselves for this outcome. Despite decent bowling, their batting lineup failed to deliver.

Pathum Nissanka leads their batting charts in the tournament with 50 runs in 2 games at a strike rate of 139, with 47 of those runs coming in the match against Bangladesh. No other batter has even crossed 40 runs in total. Angelo Mathews has been the next best batter for Sri Lanka, scoring 32 runs in 2 games at a strike rate of 91.42.

Sri Lanka will be hoping for some valuable runs from Kusal Mendis, who has been out of form. However, the opening wicket-keeper batter is one of their key players, and a significant knock could be imminent.

In the bowling department, captain Wanindu Hasaranga has led the way with 4 wickets in 2 innings at an economy rate of 7.36. Nuwan Thushara impressed with his 4-18 against Bangladesh, showcasing his ability on these pitches. His new-ball spell against the Netherlands will be crucial, as he has the potential to take early top-order wickets.

The Netherlands will be disappointed with their previous game against Bangladesh. They were on track to chase a target of 160, needing 56 off 36 with 7 wickets in hand, but they collapsed and lost by 25 runs.

Currently in third place with 2 points and a net run rate of -0.408, the Netherlands needs a substantial win against Sri Lanka and some favorable outcomes in other matches to advance.

Sybrand Engelbrecht has been their top batter, scoring 87 runs in 3 innings at a strike rate of 105. He is followed by Max O’Dowd, who has 68 runs in 3 innings at a strike rate of 97.14. Vikramjit Singh, with 60 runs in 3 innings at 98, is another player to watch.

In the bowling department, Logan van Beek has been outstanding with 5 wickets in 3 innings at an economy rate of 7.23. He has been well-supported by Tim Pringle and Paul van Meekeren, who each have 4 wickets.

Both teams will be keen to win the toss and bowl first, aiming to restrict the opposition to less than 150 runs. The previous match at St. Vincent was won by the side batting second. With rain predicted, the wicket at St. Vincent is expected to offer an interesting contest between bat and ball.

SL vs NED Possible Playing XI:

Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana.

Netherlands: Scott Edwards (c & wk), Michael Levitt, Max O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Bas de Leede, Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Tim Pringle, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma.

SL vs NED Dream11 Fantasy Tips:

Captain: Logan van Beek

Vice-Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga

Kusal Mendis, Max O’Dowd, Pathum Nissanka, Bas de Leede, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Dasun Shanaka, Paul van Meekeren, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana.

SL vs NED Head-To-Head Records:



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SL vs NED Toss Prediction:

Our prediction is that the team winning the coin toss will opt to bat initially, aiming to amass a substantial score on the scoreboard.

SL vs NED Pitch Report:

The average first innings total at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium stands at 160. The highest score recorded at this venue was 199/8 by the West Indies against Australia in 2021. The highest successful run chase achieved here occurred during the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 when Australia chased down 197-7 against Pakistan.

SL vs NED Weather Report:

There’s a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the morning in St. Lucia. However, the weather is expected to become partly cloudy and breezy for the majority of the day, indicating a likelihood of a full game being played.

Venue Information:

  • Stadium: Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill

  • City: Florid

  • Capacity: 20, 000

  • Ends: North End, Pavilion End

  • Hosts to: United States of America

SL vs NED Squad:

Sri Lanka Squad: Wanindu Hasaranga(c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(wk), Kamindu Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dunith Wellalage, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana.

Netherlands Squad: Michael Levitt, Max ODowd, Vikramjit Singh, Scott Edwards(w/c), Bas de Leede, Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Tim Pringle, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma, Saqib Zulfiqar, Teja Nidamanuru, Aryan Dutt, Kyle Klein.

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