Today Match Predictions – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, Sri Lanka vs Netherlands – 9th Match, Group A, Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, Sri Lanka vs Netherlands

Sri Lanka and the Netherlands will play the 9th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. Both Sri Lanka and the Netherlands have to play well as a lot depends on this game. Sri Lanka was shocked in the first match of the tournament by losing to Namibia.

The Netherlands also has to push harder. They have not played up to their potential in this tournament yet. The team will be wanting to make a mark and be a threat to others. They can do that in today’s match.  

SL vs NED Head-to-Head Matches Records

The Netherlands and Sri Lanka have faced each other in 2 matches in the ICC T20 World Cup tournaments. Sri Lanka won both games. The highest total hit by the Netherlands was 44 runs and the highest score posted by Sri Lanka is 45 runs.

This would be the ideal opportunity for the Netherlands to win the game and try and salvage some pride. Sri Lanka would also want to make hay when the sun shines. They are a good team but need some guidance to win some games. 

SL vs NED – T20 2022 venue & pitch report 

The Simonds Stadium pitch is quite fast. You can expect movement from the fast bowlers and batters can hit some fours and sixes during the initial period of play. The bowlers can chip in at the end and take some wickets.

A score of more than 150 runs or 160 runs can be good to defend on this pitch. Besides, the outfield is also quick. So, fielders will also want to do their job well so that they do not leak too many runs on the field.

Start Date 20/10/2022 (Day Match)

Start Time 15:00 (Local Time)

Stadium Simonds Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria

Average first & second innings score, highest total

Total matches: 3

Matches won batting first: 1

Matches won bowling first: 2

Average 1st Inns scores: 149

Average 2nd Inns scores :132

SL vs NED both team performance on this ground T20

Some of the popular names that we can look out for are batsmen: Max ODowd, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and all-rounders in the form of Wanindu Hasaranga, Pieter Seelaar, and Colin Ackermann.

Sri Lanka has sufficient bowlers who can do the trick for the team. Some of them are Mahesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Karunaratne, and Dushmantha Chameera. The Netherlands does not have a popular bowling department.

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands – 9TH T20 Match Playing XI prediction

Both teams have a balanced side. 

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan, Dinesh Chandimal, Praveen Jayawickrama, Binura Fernando, Ashen Bandara, and Nuwanidu Fernando.


Max ODowd, Vikramjit Singh, Bas de Leede, Tom Cooper, Colin Ackermann, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Roelof van der Merwe, Tim Pringle, Logan van Beek, Fred Klaassen, Paul van Meekeren.

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands – 9TH T20 today match prediction

Sri Lanka looks good to win the game against the Netherlands. They are playing quite well after their below-par performance against Namibia in their first game. The pitch is a batter’s paradise and batters who capitalize on that can do a good job for their team.

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