ICC CWC 2023: NZ vs NED Match 6 Head-to-Head Records, Key Players, Match Preview, Match Predictions, Fantasy Team and Betting Tips
While many may experience the Monday blues on October 9th, cricket enthusiasts have a reason to be thrilled as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 moves into its second week. The tournament’s inaugural week was packed with excitement, and now it’s time for New Zealand to take on the Netherlands, aiming for a commanding victory.
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ICC Men’s CWC 2023 NZ vs NED Match 6 Details
Match 6 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is scheduled for October 9th, and it will feature New Zealand taking on the Netherlands at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The live broadcast of the match is slated to commence at 2 PM IST.
The pitch seems tailor-made for batsmen, providing them with ample opportunities to showcase their shot-making skills. Pacers will need to mix up their lengths to extract any assistance, while spinners are poised to excel and claim valuable wickets. The anticipated score on this pitch hovers around the 300-run mark.
Head-to-Head in ODIs
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New Zealand have dominated the match proceedings and would like to continue the winning momentum.
ICC CWC 2023 NZ vs NED Match Preview
New Zealand Preview
The New Zealand cricket team boasts an impressive track record in recent ICC events, showcasing their prowess. They reached the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup in both 2015 and 2019, secured victory in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) in 2021, defeating India in the final, and performed admirably in the ICC T20 World Cup in 2021. While their regular captain, Kane Williamson, missed the first game against England due to rehab and recovery, he is set to make a strong comeback for the match against the Netherlands. Williamson, widely regarded as the finest batsman in the Kiwi squad, is expected to provide a significant morale boost and strengthen their already formidable batting lineup.
In preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and to acclimatize to Indian pitches, the ICC organized warm-up matches at various venues. New Zealand participated in two such matches, facing Pakistan and South Africa, and emerged victorious in both contests. In the first match, Pakistan batted first and, despite a shaky start, their skipper Babar Azam and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan displayed impressive innings, propelling them to a total of 345 for 5. In response, New Zealand showcased their batting prowess, with Rachin Ravindra standing out with a brilliant 97, complemented by contributions from Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, and Mark Chapman, who finished the game with an outstanding unbeaten 65.
In the second warm-up match, New Zealand set the tone by posting a competitive total of 321 for 6 after batting first. Devon Conway and Tom Latham both notched up half-centuries during their innings. South Africa faced a challenging chase, with Rassie van der Dussen contributing with a fifty of his own. Unfortunately, rain intervened, and New Zealand secured victory by a narrow margin of just 7 runs via the DLS method. Quinton de Kock remained unbeaten on 84, partnering with David Miller, who contributed 18 runs. The rain interruption left South Africa 7 runs short of the DLS score at the time.
The Netherlands’ qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 marks a historic achievement for the team. They showcased exceptional performance during the ICC CWC Qualifiers 2023, culminating in a remarkable journey to the final and securing their spot in the World Cup. Under the leadership of Scott Edwards, the team has displayed impressive skills and determination.
Their squad boasts a combination of seasoned campaigners and promising talents. Players like Roelof Van der Merwe and Max O’Dowd bring experience to the team, while emerging talents like Vikramjit Singh, a proficient opener, and Bas de Leede, a promising all-rounder, provide a glimpse of the team’s bright future. The inclusion of Colin Ackermann and Wesley Barresi further enhances the team’s experience, while young and promising talent Teja Nidamanaru is expected to play a pivotal role in the middle order. In the bowling department, the Netherlands possesses talents like Paul van Meekeren, Logan van Beek, Ryan Klein, and Aryan Dutt, adding depth and variety to their attack.
As part of their preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, the Netherlands participated in warm-up matches organized by the ICC, aimed at helping them adapt to Indian pitches. In one of these matches against Australia, they put up a resilient performance, restricting Australia to 166 for 7 in a rain-affected 23-over game. The bowlers, including Logan van Beek, Roelof Van der Merwe, and Bas de Leede, showcased their skills by each claiming 2 wickets. However, their batting unit faced challenges, particularly in the top order. Unfortunately, rain intervened again, resulting in a no-result. Their second warm-up game against India was regrettably canceled due to heavy rainfall.
Top Picks of the Match
Team New Zealand
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|L van Beek||8||12||30.1|
Team New Zealand
Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Will Young, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Philips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry
Scott Edwards (c), Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Wesley Barresi, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanaru, Roelof Van der Merwe, Saqib Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek, Paul van Meekeren, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Shariz Ahmed, Sybrand Engelbrecht
Team New Zealand
Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c), Jimmy Neesham, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson
Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Scott Edwards, Teja Nidamanaru, Roelof Van der Merwe, Saqib Zulfiqar, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren, Ryan Klein
ICC CWC 2023 NZ vs NED Match Predictions
Team New Zealand
ICC Men’s CWC 2023 NZ vs NED Betting Tips
On paper, New Zealand is undeniably the stronger team and is the clear favorite to win this match, primarily due to their formidable bowling lineup. Nevertheless, the Netherlands has displayed noticeable improvement in recent years and will enter this match as the determined underdog, eager to make their mark.
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New Zealand boasts a strong and seasoned squad with a history of impressive performances in ICC tournaments. The Netherlands, brimming with confidence, aims to put up a formidable fight. Can the Dutch cause an upset, or will it be a straightforward victory for New Zealand? The outcome will be revealed on October 9th. If you’re eager to add an extra layer of excitement to the matches and have a shot at substantial rewards, don’t hesitate to register today on Jeetwins. Start placing your bets on ICC matches and download the app now.