Match Prediction NED vs SL – October 21 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Based on previous performances, Sri Lanka seems to have the upper hand against the Netherlands.

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Match Details 

Teams: Netherlands vs Sri Lanka

Ground: The match will be held at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow

Match number: 19th match

Series: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

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

Match day: The match will take place on October 21, 2023.

South Africa vs Netherlands Betting Odds

Netherlands ODISri Lanka ODI

Probable Playing XIs

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratn, Maheesh Theekshana, Binura Fernando/Asitha Madusanka Fernando



Vikramjit Singh, Max Oโ€™Dowd, Wesley Barresi, Colin Ackermann, Scott Edwards (C & WK), Bas de Leede, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Shariz Ahmad, Ryan Klein, Paul van Meekeren

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Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Based on recent performances, the probable best batters for the match could be:

For Sri Lanka, Avishka Fernando and Pathum Nissanka have been in good form.

For the Netherlands, Max Oโ€™Dowd has been performing well.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Based on the recent performances, the probable best bowler for the upcoming match between Netherlands and Sri Lanka could be Maheesh Theekshana from Sri Lanka. He is a mystery spinner who has been in decent form in the tournament so far and has been among the wickets in the last two matches.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

Winner TeamResultDateMatch Information
Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 128 runs09-Jul-2023Final, Harare, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier
Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 21 runs30-Jun-202322nd Match, Super Six, Bulawayo, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier
Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 55 runs06-Jul-20062nd ODI, Amstelveen, Sri Lanka tour of Netherlands
Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 195 runs04-Jul-20061st ODI, Amstelveen, Sri Lanka tour of Netherlands
Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 206 runs16-Sep-20025th Match (D/N), Colombo (RPS), ICC Champions Trophy

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Netherlands

October 09, 20236th Match, Netherlands vs New ZealandNew Zealand won by 99 runs
October 06, 20232nd Match, Netherlands vs PakistanPakistan won by 81 runs
July 09, 2023Final, Netherlands vs Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 128 runs
July 06, 202328th Match, Super Six, Netherlands vs ScotlandNetherlands won by 4 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
July 03, 202325th Match, Super Six, Netherlands vs OmanNetherlands won by 74 runs (DLS method)

Last 5 Games of Sri Lanka

October 10, 20238th Match, Sri Lanka vs PakistanPakistan won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
October 07, 20234th Match, Sri Lanka vs South AfricaSouth Africa won by 102 runs
September 17, 2023Final, Sri Lanka vs IndiaIndia won by 10 wickets (with 263 balls remaining)
September 14, 202311th Match, Super Four, Sri Lanka vs PakistanSri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (DLS method)
September 12, 202310th Match, Super Four, Sri Lanka vs IndiaIndia won by 41 runs

Information About Injuries in Teams 

Sri Lanka

  • Dilshan Madushanka, a left-arm fast bowler, was ruled out of the tournament with a quadriceps muscle tear.
  • Key players including leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga โ€“ their best white ball bowler by some distance โ€“ and frontline pacers Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Madushanka are also not available.


There are no reported injuries as of now. However, the situation can change closer to the match day. 

Netherlands vs Sri Lanka: Winning Prediction

Based on previous performances, Sri Lanka seems to have the upper hand against the Netherlands. They have consistently outperformed the Dutch team in all their recent head-to-head encounters. Sri Lanka’s players, particularly Avishka Fernando and Maheesh Theekshana, have been in good form, contributing significantly to their team’s success.

Despite some significant absences due to injuries, the Sri Lankan team has managed to maintain a strong game. Their batting and bowling units have consistently delivered, demonstrating a commendable depth in their squad.On the other hand, the Netherlands have struggled in their recent matches, especially against top-tier teams. They did show some promise in their games against Scotland and Oman, but their overall performance has been inconsistent.

While cricket games can be unpredictable and dependent on a variety of factors such as pitch conditions, weather, and individual performances on the match day, the analytical evidence points towards a likely Sri Lankan victory in the upcoming contest. However, the Netherlands team has the potential to spring a surprise if they can step up their game and deliver a comprehensive performance.

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