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Pakistan vs Netherlands 2023 World Cup Preview
- Updated: October 6, 2023
Pakistan vs Netherlands, 2023 World Cup: Probable XIs, Pitch Report, Weather, and Live-Streaming Details
Pakistan is set to kick off their 2023 World Cup campaign as they face off against the Netherlands on Friday, October 6, at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The tournament began with an exhilarating clash between England and New Zealand in Ahmedabad, where the Blackcaps secured a convincing nine-wicket victory thanks to centuries from Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra.
Pakistan enters the competition with high hopes, aiming to start strong and join New Zealand at the top of the points table. Considering the ICC rankings of the two teams, it wouldn’t be surprising if Babar Azam’s squad emerges victorious in Hyderabad. Pakistan is well-acquainted with the conditions at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, having played their two warm-up matches against Australia and New Zealand at this venue just last week.
Before the Pakistan vs Netherlands showdown in the 2023 World Cup, let’s take a closer look at the pitch report, probable XIs, and other essential details related to this exciting match.
Pakistan vs Netherlands, 2023 World Cup Match Details:
- Match: Pakistan vs Netherlands, Match 2, 2023 World Cup
- Date and Time: October 6, 2023, Thursday, 2 PM IST
- Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Pakistan vs Netherlands Pitch Report:
The pitch in Hyderabad is a paradise for batsmen, as demonstrated in the warm-up fixtures leading up to the 2023 World Cup. In both those matches, the teams managed to score 300+ runs comfortably. If Pakistan bats first, they have the potential to cross the 350-run mark, setting up an imposing target for their opponents.
Pakistan vs Netherlands Weather Forecast:
The weather forecast for the match day looks promising. The skies will be mostly sunny at the start of the game, with a gradual shift towards partly cloudy conditions as the match progresses. The temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius, and the chances of rainfall are close to 0%, ensuring ideal cricketing conditions.
Pakistan vs Netherlands Probable XIs:
Pakistan Playing XI:
- Fakhar Zaman
- Imam ul Haq
- Babar Azam (c)
- Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
- Saud Shakeel
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Shadab Khan
- Mohammad Nawaz
- Hasan Ali
- Shaheen Afridi
- Haris Rauf
Netherlands Playing XI:
- Vikramjit Singh
- Max O’Dowd
- Wesley Barresi
- Bas de Leede
- Teja Nidamanuru
- Scott Edwards (c and wk)
- Logan van Beek
- Saqib Zulfiqar
- Roelof van der Merwe
- Paul van Meerkeren
- Aryan Dutt
Pakistan vs Netherlands, 2023 World Cup Match Prediction:
Pakistan has showcased strong performances in ODI cricket throughout the year, despite missing out on the Asia Cup 2023 Final. The Men in Green secured impressive wins against Nepal and Bangladesh in that competition. In contrast, the Netherlands team has limited experience playing in subcontinental conditions. With Pakistan boasting a squad of world-class players, it’s highly likely that the Men in Green will secure two points from this contest.
Prediction: Pakistan to win against Netherlands in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Pakistan vs Netherlands Live Streaming Details and Channel List:
- TV: Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD (English), Star Sports 1 Hindi, and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD.
- Live Streaming: Disney+Hotstar (Free on Smartphones).
Cricket fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating this exciting clash between Pakistan and the Netherlands as both teams strive to make a strong statement in the 2023 World Cup.
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By- Sahiba Suri