The 12th Group Stage fixture of the ICC T-20 World Cup will witness an epic battle between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. It will be the last group fixture before the Super 10. Lanka registered a convincing win over Namibia in their first match at the World Cup. The Netherlands suffered a mortifying defeat by Ireland as they face an elimination threat.
Match 12: Sri Lanka vs Netherlands
Date: 22nd October 2021
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE.
Live Stream: Star Sports Network
Head to Head Sri Lanka vs the Netherlands
In T-20 Internationals
Matches Played: 1
Sri Lanka Won: 1
Netherlands Won: 0
Sri Lanka vs Netherlands – Unique Risky Picks
Bhanuka Rajapaksa is a middle-order batsman who seems to be in extreme touch at the ongoing T-20 season. Rajapaksa scored the highest score of 42 runs against Namibia in the first game to ensure a victory for Lanka.
Mahesh Theekshana is a new ball bowler for the Lankan team who has been a valuable addition to the team. Theekshana was adjudged the Man of the Match for his 3/22 figure against Namibia in the first match.
In the only impressive performance by a batsman against Ireland in the first match, Max scored a brilliant half-century to retain the prestige of his side. The opener is the top pick of the match against SL.
Pieter Seelaar is the captain of the Netherlands team for the T-20 World Cup and led his side with an example at the first game by scoring crucial runs and claiming an important wicket. The all-rounder is our favorite pick of the match.
SL vs the Netherlands – Predicted XI
Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Maheesh Theekshana
Scott Edwards, Ben Cooper, Max O’Dowd, Stephan Myburgh, Roelof Van Der Merwe, Pieter Seelar (c), Colin Ackerman, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Paul Van Meekeren, Timm Van Der Gugten, Logan Van Beek
Sri Lanka vs Netherlands League11 Prediction
Sri Lanka’s dominant run at their T-20 World Cup campaign undisputedly makes it the favorite team to win their last group stage fixture against the Netherlands.
Probable Winner: SL
SL vs the Netherlands
Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Chandimal
Batsmen: Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Max O’Dowd, Ben Cooper
All-Rounders: Pietar Seelaar, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka
Bowlers: Logan Van Beek, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dhananjay