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Sri Lanka vs Netherlands T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report

Get the latest insights on the Sri Lanka vs Netherlands T20 World Cup clash: Discover head-to-head stats, team news, pitch, and weather conditions. Predicted XIs and key players to watch out for in today’s game.

It’s a make-or-break match for the Netherlands. The Scott Edwards-led side is still on the hunt to make it to the Super 8. Against Sri Lanka, the Dutch would look to claim a victory and keep their hopes of making it to the next stage of the T20 World Cup alive. However, Wanindu Hasaranga’s Sri Lanka would be hurt after not being able to win even one match. They’ll come hard at the Netherlands with the hope of ending things on a high.

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Head-to-Head

The Lankan Lions have a positive 3-0 record against the Dutch. All three of these encounters have come at the T20 World Cup (2014, 2021, and 2022).

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Team News

There are no injury concerns for both sides. But given the magnitude of the match, the Netherlands would give it their all and would be prepared to tackle Sri Lanka’s unorthodox attack. Skipper Scott Edwards could be a key player, given how well he plays spin. But, Lankans might edge ahead due to their dangerous slingers.

SL vs NED Pitch Report

Only one match has been played at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in the ongoing T20 World Cup. In that game, 180 runs were scored in the first inning and were chased comfortably. Given that, one can expect a high-scoring affair. 

SL vs NED Weather Report

On June 16, there is a less than 3 to 18% chance of rain from 7 PM to 1 PM local (June 17, 4:30 AM to 10:30 AM IST) in Saint Lucia, and humidity will hover between 76 and 83%. Dew might play a factor as well, given that the match starts at 8:30 PM local time.

SL vs NED Predicted XI

Sri Lanka Predicted XI

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Kamindu Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana.

Netherlands Predicted XI

Michael Levitt, Max ODowd, Vikramjit Singh, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Bas de Leede, Logan van Beek, Tim Pringle, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren, Vivian Kingma.

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