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Cricket World Cup 2023: IND vs NED Fantasy Preview and MPL Top Picks

Match: India vs Netherlands, Cricket World Cup 2023

Date: November 12, Sunday, 2.00 PM IST

Venue: Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Hosts India are set to take on the Netherlands in the 45th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday, November 12. This encounter marks the final group stage game of the tournament. India has been in excellent form, winning all eight of their matches, while the Netherlands has secured victory in two out of their eight games. As both teams approach this final group stage clash, India aims to maintain their undefeated streak, while the Netherlands seeks to conclude their campaign with a notable performance against the formidable Indian side.

In the recent match against South Africa, India delivered a commanding performance. They posted an impressive total of 326 runs for the loss of five wickets in 50 overs. Virat Kohli achieving his 49th ODI century, while Shreyas Iyer also made a notable contribution, scoring 77 runs off 87 deliveries.

This was followed by an incredible performance by the Indian bowlers, who bowled out South Africa for just 83 runs. None of the South African batters could surpass 20 runs, and India secured a resounding victory with a margin of 243 runs.

Netherlands, in their recent encounter, saw England post a formidable 339/9 led by Ben Stokes’ impressive century (108 runs off 84 balls). Bas de Leede stood out for the Dutch bowlers with three wickets. However, their batting struggled, reaching 179 as England secured a convincing 160-run win.

Ahead of the next game of Cricket World Cup 2023, here is everything you need to know to maximise your chances of winning cash prizes on MPL fantasy.

Weather update and pitch report for IND vs NED, Cricket World Cup 2023 match 45

The pitch at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is batting friendly. The smaller boundary at the venue makes it even easier to go for the big shots. Anything above 300 should be a good total on this wicket.

The weather in Bangalore will be warm during the day with a maximum day-time temperature of 34 degrees Celsius. The evening will be pleasant. Rain is not forecast.

India team news and predicted XI

Team news: India do not have any injury concerns. But they may rest a couple of their key players if they want to. Jasprit Bumrah may be rested for Prasidh Krishna.

Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.

Predicted XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, 4 Shreyas Iyer, 5 KL Rahul, 6 Suryakumar Yadav, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Kuldeep Yadav / R Ashwin, 9 Jasprit Bumrah / Prasidh Krishna, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Mohammed Siraj

Netherlands team news and predicted XI

Team news: the Dutch also do not have an injury concern and are unlikely to make changes to their playing XI.

Squad: Scott Edwards (c), Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Noah Croes, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht.

Predicted XI: 1 Max O’Dowd / Vikramjit Singh, 2 Wesley Barresi, 3 Colin Ackermann, 4 Sybrand Engelbrecht, 5 Scott Edwards (capt), 6 Bas de Leede, 7 Teja Nidamanuru, 8 Logan van Beek, 9 Roelof van der Merwe, 10 Aryan Dutt, 11 Paul van Meekeren

Head-to-head record for IND vs NED, Cricket World Cup 2023, match 45

India and the Netherlands have played only two ODIs in history – both of which came at the World Cup – in 2003 and 2011, respectively. India won both the matches.

Five players to watch out for

Here we list five players you can pick in your fantasy team for IND vs NED, match 45

Virat Kohli – batsman, India 

Virat Kohli is India’s leading run-scorer, tallying 543 runs across eight matches, featuring two centuries and four half-centuries. He brought up his 49th century in the previous game against South Africa at the Eden Gardens. Kohli scored an unbeaten 101 off 121 deliveries. He will be looking for another big knock against a relatively weaker Dutch side and go into the semi-finals big on confidence.

Mohammad Shami – bowler, India 

Mohammad Shami is having a dream run in the World Cup. Although he has played only four matches so far, Shami has already emerged as India’s top wicket taker with 16 wickets at an average of 7. His economy rate of 4.30 has also been good. In the previous game against South Africa, Shami picked up two wickets for 18 runs in four overs.

Rohit Sharma – batsman, India 

Rohit Sharma is the second leading run scorer for India in the tournament. He has scored 442 runs in eight games at an average of 55.25. He was dismissed for 40 runs against South Africa and will now look for a big knock at the batting friendly Chinnaswamy pitch. Rohit Sharma is a good choice for your MPL team’s captaincy for this game.

Logan van Beek – bowler, Netherlands

Logan van Beek, the top wicket taker for the Netherlands, has has clinched 12 wickets in seven matches, while maintaining a commendable economy rate of 6.06.

Scott Edwards – batsman, Netherlands

Scott Edwards is the top run-scorer for the Netherlands, accumulating 242 runs in eight matches with an impressive average of 40.33. In his final appearance at the Cricket World Cup 2023, Edwards will be looking to sign off with another impressive knock.

MPL XI for IND vs NED, Cricket World Cup 2023, match 45

IND vs NED – where and what time to watch the match live in India 

The India vs Netherlands ODI will be televised on the Star Sports Network in India. You can also watch the game on the Disney + Hotstar app. The match will begin at 2.00 PM IST on November 11.

Check out our detailed guide on fantasy cricket for more tips and tricks.

Note: The players recommended here need not be a part of the Playing 11 on game day. Users are advised to do their own research also and follow official sources and create their teams.


Umaima Saeed
A writer who primarily writes on cricket. As of 2021, she has covered cricket for more than a dozen publications.


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