India will lock horns Netherlands in the last league stage match of the ongoing World Cup 2023 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Sunday. The Men in Blue has looked unstoppable in the ODI showpiece and they would want to continue in a similar fashion against beleaguered Dutch.
Meanwhile, the Netherlands have impressed with their performances and they will want to end their campaign on a high but their Champions Trophy qualification looks out of reach. We look at the current form, head-to-head, players to look out for, and squads of both teams in our match preview.
Current form for India: W W W W W
India has done a majestic job and the players have clicked as a unit. Rohit Sharma has been leading from the front as he has taken an aggressive approach. Furthermore, the middle order has got the runs for India whereas the bowlers have been breathing fire.
Current form for Netherlands: L L W L L
The Netherlands could be proud of their performances in the ongoing World Cup and they will want to end their campaign on a high. The Dutch have done a decent job but they will have their work cut against a potent Indian team.
Head to Head: Matches: 2, Won by India: 2, Won by Netherlands: 0.
Players to look out for: KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj will hold the key for Team India.
Scott Edwards, Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, and Logan van Beek will hold the key for the Netherlands.
India 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.
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.