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NED vs AFG Fantasy Prediction: Netherlands vs Afghanistan on Friday, Check Fantasy team, Playing XIs, Injury Updates & Pitch Report for the Match 34 of ODI World Cup 2023

Netherlands and Afghanistan will take on each other in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match 34 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Friday.

Afghanistan, no longer being called underdogs, have won and lost three games each and are in sixth place in the points table. The Netherlands have won two out of six games and are in eighth position in the rankings. 

The Netherlands defeated Bangladesh by 87 runs in their previous game. Batting first, they posted 229 runs in 50 overs. Scott Edwards, who scored 68 off 89, was the highest scorer for the Dutch.  Bangladesh, in their chase, were bowled out for just 142 runs in 42.2 overs. Paul van Meekeren picked four wickets for just 23 runs and was also named the Player of the Match.

Afghanistan, on the other hand, defeated Sri Lanka in their previous game. Batting first, Sri Lanka finished at 241 all out in 49.3 overs as 

Fazalhaq Farooqi picked up four wickets, which was also the first four-wicket haul in the ODI World Cup for Afghanistan. Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmat Shah scored 73 runs for the second wicket, before Rahmat and Hashmatullah Shahidi scored 58 runs for the fourth wicket to take Afghanistan to a win. 

Ahead of the next game of Cricket World Cup 2023, here is everything you need to know. 

Netherlands vs Afghanistan injury update 

Ikram Alikhil suffered a finger injury in the last game but the management has confirmed he is available for selection in this match.  Netherlands do not have any injury concerns.

Netherlands vs Afghanistan Predicted XI 

Afghanistan: 1 Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 2 Ibrahim Zadran, 3 Rahmat Shah, 4 Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), 5 Azmatullah Omarzai, 6 Ikram Alikhil (wk), 7 Mohammad Nabi, 8 Rashid Khan, 9 Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 10 Naveen-ul-Haq, 11 Fazalhaq Farooqi

Netherlands: 1 Max O’Dowd, 2 Vikramjit Singh, 3 Wesley Barresi, 4 Colin Ackermann, 5 Scott Edwards (c & wk), 6 Bas de Leede, 7 Sybrand Engelbrecht, 8 Logan van Beek, 9 Shariz Ahmad, 10 Aryan Dutt, 11 Paul van Meekeren

Netherlands vs Afghanistan Match Details

Match: Netherlands vs Afghanistan 

Date & Time: November 3, 2.00 PM IST

Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Netherlands vs Afghanistan Fantasy Team

Wicketkeepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Scott Edwards

Batters: Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Wesley Barresi

All-rounders: Azmatullah Omarzai, Logan van Beek, Bas de Leede

Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Paul van Meekeren

Captain: Rehmat Shah

Vice captain: Bas de Leede

Netherlands vs Afghanistan: Lucknow Weather and Pitch Report

The pitch is likely to largely assist the spinners. Anything near 300 is a competitive total on this ground. 

The weather in Lucknow will be warm and sunny during the day but pleasant after sunset. Rain is not forecast. 

Netherlands vs Afghanistan, 2023 World Cup Broadcast details

The match between Netherlands and Afghanistan will be live on the Star Sports network as far as TV is concerned.

Netherlands vs Afghanistan Live Streaming

Disney + Hotstar has picked up streaming rights of the Netherlands vs Afghanistan match. The toss will take place at 2.00 PM IST.

Netherlands vs Afghanistan ODI matches Head-to-Head

Matches Played9
Matches won by Netherlands2
Matches won by Afghanistan7
No Result0
Matches Tied0

Netherlands vs Afghanistan match prediction

Both Netherlands and Afghanistan have proved that they can win against the best of teams on their day. With Lucknow likely to aid spinners, Afghanistan stand a better chance to win this match.



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