Match Prediction NED vs AFG – November 3 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Given recent perfomances and odds, it is suggested that Afghanistan seems to have an edge over the Netherlands based on recent performances, but the Netherlands should not be underestimated.

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Match Details 

Teams: Netherlands vs Afghanistan

Match number: 34th match

Ground: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow

SeriesICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Hours of play: 08:30 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL

Match day: November 3, 2023

Netherlands vs Afghanistan Betting Odds

Netherlands ODIAfghanistan ODI
3.101.32

Probable Playing XIs

Netherlands

Stephan Myburgh, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Tom Cooper, Max Oโ€™Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover, Paul van Meekeren

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Afghanistan

Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Fazal Haq Farooqi, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Najibullah Zardran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Noor Ahmad, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rehman

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Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Based on recent performances, Rahmanullah Gurbaz from Afghanistan and Bas de Leede from Netherlands are the batters to watch out for in the upcoming match.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG): He has scored 403 runs in the last 10 matches with an average of 40.3 and a strike rate of 89.75. His consistent performance makes him a strong contender for the best batter of the match.

Bas de Leede (NED): He has scored 333 runs in the last 9 matches with an average of 37 and a strike rate of 98.23. His aggressive batting style and ability to score quickly could make him the standout performer.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Based on recent performances, Rashid Khan from Afghanistan and Bas de Leede from Netherlands are the bowlers to watch out for in the upcoming match.

Rashid Khan (AFG): He has taken 11 wickets in the last 10 matches with an economy of 5.1 and a strike rate of 52.63. His exceptional bowling skills and experience in international cricket make him a strong contender for the best bowler of the match.

Bas de Leede (NED): He has taken 19 wickets in the last 9 matches with an economy of 6.95 and a strike rate of 23.57. His ability to take wickets consistently could make him the standout performer.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

Winner TeamResultDateMatchTournament
AfghanistanAfghanistan won by 75 runs25-Jan-20223rd ODI, DohaAfghanistan v Netherlands
AfghanistanAfghanistan won by 48 runs23-Jan-20222nd ODI, DohaAfghanistan v Netherlands
AfghanistanAfghanistan won by 36 runs21-Jan-20221st ODI, DohaAfghanistan v Netherlands
AfghanistanAfghanistan won by 5 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)31-Mar-201222nd Match, SharjahICC World Cricket League Championship
NetherlandsNetherlands won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)29-Mar-201221st Match, SharjahICC World Cricket League Championship

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Netherlands

DateMatchResult
October 28, 202328th Match, Netherlands vs BangladeshNetherlands won by 87 runs
October 25, 202324th Match, Netherlands vs AustraliaAustralia won by 309 runs
October 21, 202319th Match, Netherlands vs Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
October 17, 202315th Match, Netherlands vs South AfricaNetherlands won by 38 runs
October 09, 20236th Match, Netherlands vs New ZealandNew Zealand won by 99 runs

Last 5 Games of Afghanistan

DateMatchResult
October 30, 202330th Match, Afghanistan vs Sri LankaAfghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
October 23, 202322nd Match, Afghanistan vs PakistanAfghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
October 18, 202316th Match, Afghanistan vs New ZealandNew Zealand won by 149 runs
October 15, 202313th Match, Afghanistan vs EnglandAfghanistan won by 69 runs
October 11, 20239th Match, Afghanistan vs IndiaIndia won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)

Information About Injuries in Teams 

There is no any specific information about injuries in the Netherlands and Afghanistan teams before the 34th Match on November 3.

Netherlands vs Afghanistan: Winning Prediction

Upon analyzing the recent performances of both teams, it is clear that Afghanistan seems to have a slight upper hand. This is primarily due to their winning streak in their last three matches against the Netherlands, which presents a psychological advantage. Moreover, their last five games in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 demonstrate a strong form, having won 3 out of 5 games, including a significant win against Sri Lanka.

The Netherlands, on the other hand, have had a mixed performance in their last five games, with only two wins. Despite this, key players like Bas de Leede have shown notable performances, which could be a game-changer.

Given recent perfomances and odds, it is suggested that Afghanistan seems to have an edge over the Netherlands based on recent performances, but the Netherlands should not be underestimated.

Report About Ekana Cricket Stadium

The Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, commonly known as the Ekana Cricket Stadium, is an international cricket stadium located in Lucknow, India. Hereโ€™s a brief history and background of the stadium:

Construction: The project for constructing this world-class stadium in Lucknow was commissioned in 2014. The stadium was built under a public-private partnership between Ekana Sportz City and the Lucknow Development Authority.

Opening: The stadium was opened in 2017. It first hosted the final of the 2017โ€“18 Duleep Trophy before making its international debut.

Naming: The stadium was initially named the Ekana International Cricket Stadium. In 2018, it was renamed by the Uttar Pradesh government in honor of former Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Capacity and Features: The Ekana Cricket Stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000, making it the fifth largest international cricket stadium in India. It boasts the longest straight boundaries compared to all other stadiums in India.

Home Ground: The stadium serves as the home ground for the Uttar Pradesh cricket team, UP womenโ€™s cricket team, and IPL franchise the Lucknow Super Giants. In 2019, the Afghanistan cricket team also used it as their home ground.

The Ekana Cricket Stadium stands as a symbol of unity and oneness in India.

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About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sportโ€™s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda