Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 - England vs Netherlands - 40th Match - 8 November 2023
The 40th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup will take place between England and Netherlands on the 8th of November, 2023 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
England Form Guide:
England are currently placed at the bottom most position on the points table with 1 win to their credit.
The top run scorer for England in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Dawid Malan with 286 to his name.
The top wicket taker for England in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Adil Rashid with 10 scalps under his belt.
England have lost their previous match against Australia by 33 runs.
Australia batted first and they got to a total of 286 before being bowled out. Travis Head and David Warner got out early on. Steven Smith and Marnus Labuschagne led the charge in the middle overs. They scored 44 and 71 runs respectively. A late burst of 29 runs by Adam Zampa in the late order propelled Australia to 286 before they were bowled out.
During the chase, England lost 2 wickets for just 19 runs. Dawid Malan and Ben Stokes tried their best to take their team over the line. They scored 50 and 64 runs respectively but got out at a wrong time. There were efforts from the lower order but they weren't enough as England were bowled out for 253, losing the match by 33 runs.
Netherlands Form Guide:
Netherlands are currently placed at the 9th position on points table with 2 wins to their credit.
The top run scorer for Netherlands in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Sybrand Engelbrecht with 222 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Netherlands in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Bas de Leede with 11 scalps under his belt.
Netherlands have lost their previous match against Afghanistan by 7 wickets.
Netherlands batted first on a tough pitch and they were folded out for 179. Max O'Dowd and Colin Ackermann played well in the initial overs but Netherlands struggled by a fair margin in the middle overs. They were eventually bowled out for a paltry 179, thanks to a disciplined bowling performance by Afghanistan.
During the chase, Afghanistan lost Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran early on but the captain Hashmatullah Shahidi looked in great touch. He took the responsibility of taking his team over the line. He scored 56 not out and took Afghanistan over the line in the 32nd over with 7 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
England squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Brydon Carse, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes.
Netherlands 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, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Netherlands
Who will win?- England
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Jonny Bairstow (England), Sybrand Engelbrecht (Netherlands)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Mark Wood (England), Roelof van der Merve (Netherlands)
Most Sixes – Jonny Bairstow (England), Sybrand Engelbrecht (Netherlands)
Player of the Match- Mark Wood (England)
Team Scores Batting first – England 280+, Netherlands 250+
Match Handicap: England
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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