Pakistan vs Netherlands Match Date, Timing, Squad, Venue, Key Players, Records, Prediction, head-to-head, Pitch Report. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is set to showcase another nail-biting clash between Pakistan and Netherlands, the second match of ICC CWC 2023. As the two sides are comprised of formidable squads, the fans expect a thrilling encounter and fierce competition between the two sides.
Match 2: Pakistan vs Netherlands Squad:
PAK Squad: Babar Azam(c), Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Haris(wk), Usama Mir, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Wasim Jr.
NED Squad: Scott Edwards(c)(wk), Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Wesley Barresi(wk), Teja Nidamanuru, Tom Cooper, Noah Croes, Bas de Leede, Michael Levitt, Saqib Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Clayton Floyd, Shariz Ahmed, Ryan Klein, Vivian Kingma, Roelof van der Merwe.
Match 2: Pakistan vs Netherlands Date & Time:
Match 2: Pakistan vs Netherlands Venue:
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium will host a breathtaking contest of the 2023 world cup between the Netherlands and Pakistan. The Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, also known as Hyderabad Cricket Stadium located in Hyderabad, India. It is named after the former prime minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. The stadium has a capacity of 55,000 spectators. This ground is set to host its first-ever ICC World Cup match on October 6, 2023, between Pakistan and Netherlands.
Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium Records:
Total Match Played: 7
Batting First Won: 4
Batting Second Won: 3
Average 1st Innings Score: 288
Highest Score: Australia 350/4Lowest Score: England 174/10
Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium Pitch Report:
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium has a good pitch to bat first after winning the toss. The wicket here is considered a flat track. In the second innings, the ball comes slowly on the bat, and the surface begins to spin, thus helping the medium-pace and spin bowlers. After winning the toss, teams mostly choose to bat first and defend the score with their bowling lineup.
Pak vs Ned head-to-head matches:
In ODIs, Pakistan and the Netherlands have come head-to-head against each other in 6 matches(including two World Cup matches). Out of these six matches, Pakistan won all six games, whereas the Dutch side came victorious on zero occasions.
Ned vs Pak’s head-to-head in World Cups:
World Cup 1996:
February 26, 1996, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
NED: 145/7(50) vs PAK: 151/2(30.4)
Pakistan won by 8 wickets.
World Cup 2003:
February 25, 2003, Boland Park, Paarl
PAK: 253/9(50) vs NED: 156/10(39.3)Pakistan won by 97 runs.
Ned vs Pak WC 2023 Match Analysis:
Producing world-class fast bowlers has never been an issue for Pakistan, and yet again, Men in Green is entering into the WC 2023 with the world’s best pace bowling attack. The World No.1 ranked ODI batter, Babar Azam, who led Pakistan exceptionally well in recent ICC tournaments, will play a significant role for the team. Coming into the World Cup 2023 after performing brilliantly in the World Cup Qualifiers, the Netherlands squad consists of many star performers. Led by Scott Edwards, the Dutch side, known for their passion and fighting spirit on the field, are ready to showcase their skills against Pakistan. Both teams are comprised of many talented players and stalwarts of the game, making this match more exciting.
Key Players to Watch Out for in the Pak vs Ned Match:
In a highly anticipated clash between Pakistan and Netherlands, all eyes will be on captain Babar Azam known for his consistent performances. His ability to score runs under pressure makes him one of the best batters in the world. Shaheen Shah Afridi, also known as Eagle, will be a key player for Pakistan due to his sheer pace and lethal yorkers. The left-arm pacer’s ability to take consistent wickets up the order makes him a force to be reckoned with against the Dutch batting lineup.
PAK vs NED World Cup 2023 Prediction:
The match promised to be exciting as both teams have formidable squads. Both teams are eager to start their World Cup campaign on a winning note. However, the Pakistan cricket team‘s recent performances in ICC tournaments and ability to handle the pressure and decision-making at crucial moments give them the edge over the Netherlands cricket team. But any team can upset the big team on their day, and we can’t take the Dutch side lightly because they have the potential to upset Pakistan.