- Sanjay Sanapoori | October 29, 2022 | 6:47 pm
Pakistan are struggling. They lost two games after staying in the hunt till the last ball. Both defeats are likely to be as demoralizing as ever, and with the tournament heating up, a chance at the next round looks bleak for them. They still have South Africa to play, along with Bangladesh and Netherlands, but will also need a lot of results to go their way if they are to make the Semi-Finals. It is a really tough situation for them, and Pakistan are in for a challenging few days.
Netherlands are impressing. They had India struggling briefly in the first innings of the last game, and also did a fair job at patches in the rest of the innings. The batting is not as good as they’d like it to be, and that could be a major factor of concern for them in this tournament.
NED vs PAK Head to Head
Played- 1| Netherlands – 0 | Pakistan – 1 | No Result- 0 | Tie- 0
NED vs PAK Match Details
Date: 30th October 2022
Time: 12:30 PM IST
NED vs PAK Weather Report
The weather is good and a full game is on the cards.
NED vs PAK Pitch Report
The Perth Track is bouncy and batting second is a better option.
NED vs PAK Predicted Playing XI
Netherlands Playing XI
Vikramjeet Singh, Scott Edwards, Stephan Myburg, Tom Cooper, Tim Pringle, Roloef Van Der Merwe, Fred Klaassen, Shariz Ahmed, Colin Ackermann, Bas De Leede, Logan Van Beek
Pakistan Playing XI
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Haider Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Ifthikar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf
NED vs PAK Key Players
Colin Ackermann took Netherlands very close against Bangladesh. He batted with no support and almost took them over the line single-handedly. His innings though, highlights Netherlands batting depth, and he will be a key player for them given his form and start in the tournament.
In both games the top-order failed to contribute, leaving Shan Masood with a job on hand. His selection for the World Cup was a little surprising initially, but he is proving his worth nicely with some solid performances in both games. He is saving the batting line-up, which is struggling for runs from both the top and middle-order, and will have a role to play in the upcoming games too.
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NED vs PAK Match Tips
Pakistan are favorites here given their line-up, even though they are not in great form now.