South Africa vs Netherlands will be the 15th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup on October 17th, 2023, at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala.
South Africa is playing fearless cricket as they defeated Australia in their last match by 134 runs, which is a huge margin, and right now, they sit at the top of the points table of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Quinton de Kock started off well and scored the 2nd hundred of the World Cup. Temba Bavuma started off well but got out on 35 runs. After that, every batter of the South Africa side contributed some runs and posted a total of 311 on a slow track of Ekana.
The proteas are playing at their top level and will be the favorite to win against their next opponent, the Netherlands. However, South Africa was given many chances in the last match by the Aussie as the Australian team showcased the worst fielding performance in their history, dropping four clean catches.
Netherlands are one of the team who did upsets in the recent T20 World Cup against South Africa after winning the semi-final match against them in the T20 format and securing their place in the upcoming T20 World Cup. It is going to be a tough task for the Netherlands bowling side to keep the South Africa batting unit quite.
When and Where To Watch South Africa vs Netherlands 15th ICC World Cup 2023 Match
|Match||South Africa vs Netherlands 15th ICC World Cup Match, 2023|
|Date & Time||October 17th, 2023, Saturday, 2:00 AM IST|
|Venue||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala|
|Where to Watch||Disney Hotstar|
Player Injury Report For South Africa vs Netherlands 15th ICC World Cup Match
South Africa will play the ICC World Cup without their star bowler, Anrich Nortje, who pulled out before the World Cup start, and for the Sri Lanka side, Wanindu Hasaranga is out of the World Cup, who would be their main spin bowler.
South Africa vs Netherlands Head-to-Head ODI Record
|South Africa Won||6|
South Africa has been the favorite against the Netherlands, and in the next match, they will be the favorite to win.
Weather Conditions For South Africa vs Netherlands 15th ICC World Cup Match
The Weather will be clear, and there is no chance of rain, which is going to give fans big smiles because they will be able to see the whole match. There is a chance of some dew in the night.
Pitch Report of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, In the South Africa vs Netherlands Match On October 17th, 2023
|Match Played||6 Matches|
|Batting first won||2 Matches won|
|Batting second won||4 Matches won|
|Average 1st innings scores||229 Runs|
|Highest Team innings total||364/9 by ENG|
|Lowest Team innings total||112/10 by IND|
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala pitch was balanced in the match between England and Bangladesh, but there was some spin assistance in the first inning. In the second innings, there is a swing condition during the night, which might be because of moisture and the breeze. There was some dew in the last match.
Team Preview Of South Africa
South Africa had an amazing last match against the mighty Australian team, who just gave them too many chances to win by a huge margin of 134 runs. The team is in good shape and right now at the top of the table after playing two matches in which they displayed an amazing batting performance, and in the last match, they also performed quite well with the bowling.
Important players for the South Africa Team in the match against Netherlands
1- Quinton de Kock scored the back-to-back century in the World Cup 2023. In the first match, he scored a century against Sri Lanka, and now he has scored another century against the lethal bowling attack of South Africa. He is now the 5th batter to have scored two back-to-back centuries and can score his 3rd century against the Netherlands. However, he does not have a good record against the Netherlands side, as he only scored 17 runs in the two matches they played against them.
2- Aiden Markram has been sensational for the South African team in the last two matches and has been in fine form. In the last ten matches, he scored 638 runs with an average of 79.75, and his strike rate is 132, which is one of the best right now for the middle-order batter.
3- Marco Jansen has been one of the game-changing players for South Africa, as he can contribute with bat and ball. He scored 26 runs in the last match and took two wickets to help his team win the match against Australia.
Team Preview Netherlands
The Netherlands are doing decent, but they need more contribution from the players because there are few players who are not contributing at all to the team, which costs them to have a close match. They lost both of the last matches by a huge margin, but they do have the skills to compete better.
Important players for the Netherlands Team in the match against the South Africa team
1- Bas de Leede will once again be the most important player for his team and needs to contribute with both bat and ball. He scored 370 runs in the last nine matches with an average of 46.52 and took 20 wickets, which is an amazing bowling performance.
2- Roelof Van Der Merwe is one of the most senior players of the Netherlands side and can also contribute to the team with bat and bowling. He took 21 wickets in 18 matches and scored 101 runs, but he is a better batter than what he is performing.
3- Scott Edwards needs to step up as the captain and perform better than he did against his last two oppositions. He has the best average on the Netherlands side but not performing in the World Cup.
South Africa vs Netherlands Match Prediction
South Africa will be a heavy favorite to win the match against Netherlands.
South Africa vs Netherlands: Probable Playing 11 of South Africa
Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.
South Africa vs Netherlands: Probable Playing 11 of Netherlands
Vikramjit Singh, Max ODowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards(w/c), Sybrand Engelbrecht, Roelof van der Merwe, Ryan Klein, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren
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