Australia Gears Up to Face Netherlands in ICC World Cup 2023
Sloppy Start for Australia:
After a bumpy start in the ICC World Cup 2023, Australia is set to take on Netherlands in their fifth match of the tournament. They faced defeats in their first two matches against India and South Africa, but managed to bounce back with wins against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Netherlands’ Historic Win:
The Netherlands have won only one out of their four matches in the tournament so far. However, their victory against South Africa on October 17 was a historic upset, winning by 38 runs. Can they pull off another surprise today?
Australia and the Netherlands have met in 2 ODIs previously, with Australia winning both. One memorable clash was during the ICC World Cup 2007, where Australia dominated, scoring 358/5 while batting first. The Dutch were all out for 129.
Fantasy Team Picks:
Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Max O’Dowd, Steve Smith, Colin Ackermann, Glenn Maxwell (VC), Scott Edwards (WK), Pat Cummins (C), Roelof van der Merwe, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc
The Arun Jaitley Stadium, once a spinner’s paradise, now favors batters due to new pitches. In the 29 ODIs held here, teams batting second and first have each won 14 times. One match had no result. So far in the tournament, winning teams have secured big victories.
In Delhi, there’s a low chance of rain with temperatures expected to reach up to 31 degrees. Humidity will be around 66%.
According to Google’s win probability, Australia has a 79% chance of winning this match and moving to fourth place. Both CricTracker and MyKhel also heavily favor Australia for their third win in the tournament.