Oct 27, 2022, 10:52 IST

2022 ICC World T20: Super 12 Stage India vs Netherlands preview


Sydney Cricket Ground will be packed to the brim as India and Netherlands play each other. The game will come days after the Indian team played a pulsating game against Pakistan. The match on Thursday will provide India a chance to further their chances of making an early case for the Semi Final stages. Netherlands on the other hand began their Super 12 stages with a loss to Bangladesh.

Venue – Sydney Cricket Ground

Time – 1230 PM IST

Likely pitch conditions –

India will want to win the toss and bat first and make use of the best conditions when the ball is still fresh and hard during the late evening stages. With rain predicted on and off during the day, the Indian team will want to score runs to put pressure on the holland batters. The small square boundaries will give Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul a chance to get back into some run scoring form.

Likely India XI –

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, SK Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Ravi Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Arshdeep Singh

Likely Netherlands XI –

V. Singh, M. ODawd, B. De. Leede, C. Ackermann, T. Cooper, S. Edwards, T. Pringle, L. V. Beek, RVD Merwe, F. Klassen and PV Meekeren

Head to head record –

India and Netherlands are facing off each other for the first time in T20I Cricket

SCG T20I record

Matches played -12

Matches won by home team – 7

Match won by visiting side – 4

No result -1

Matches won after 1st batting – 6

Matches won after 2nd batting – 5

Matches won after winning the toss – 4

Matches won after losing the toss – 7

Highest score at the venue – Shane Watson 124* vs India

Best bowling figures at the venue – 4/12 by Josh Hazlewood vs Sri Lanka

(Stats as before the SA vs BAN game at SCG)

Approaching milestones-

·Dinesh Karthik needs 72 runs to make 7000 runs in overall T20 cricket

·KL Rahul needs 9 more sixes to score 100 sixes in T20I cricket

·This is 200th match for Axar Patel in his overall T20 career

·Rishabh Pant needs 39 runs to reach 1000 runs in T20I cricket

·Max ODawd needs 16 runs more to notch up 1500 runs in T20I cricket