Netherlands vs South Africa – 1st ODI Match
The 1st ODI match of the Netherlands Tour of South Africa will be played on the 31st of March between Netherlands and South Africa at the Sahara Park Willowmoore Cricket Stadium, Benoni.
Top Tournament Stats – Netherlands Tour of South Africa, 2023
Top Batter (Runs Scored)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)
Current ODI Form South Africa:
South Africa have been in an ordinary form in ODI cricket. They tied the 3 match ODI series against West Indies at 1-1. They will have to beat Netherlands by 2-0 in order to qualify directly for the ICC Men’s 50 over World Cup to be held in India in October.
Players to look out for in South Africa:
1. Reeza Hendricks – He is in a great form currently and can prove to be the difference between both the teams in the upcoming ODI series against Netherlands.
2. Anrich Nortje- He bowls with utmost accuracy and a lot of fire. He will play a key role for South Africa in the upcoming series against Netherlands.
Current ODI Form Netherlands:
Netherlands have been in an ordinary form in ODI cricket. They have been beaten recently by Zimbabwe with a margin of 2-1. They can spring a surprise or two but Netherlands will have to bring in their A game in order to pose any competition to South Africa.
Players to look out for in Netherlands:
1. Scott Edwards – Skipper Edwards carries the weight of the team and is a prolific run scorer for Netherlands cricket team. He is expected to do well in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa.
2. Fred Klaassen- He has improved greatly as a white ball bowler and can provide breakthroughs when the team needs it the most.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
South Africa Squad:
Temba Bavuma (capt), Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen
Scott Edwards (capt & wk), Colin Ackermann, Musa Ahmad, Shariz Ahmad, Wesley Barresi, Tom Cooper, Aryan Dutt, Brandon Glover, Vivian Kingma, Fred Klaassen, Ryan Klein, Bas de Leede, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren, Teja Nidamanuru, Max O’Dowd, Vikramjit Singh.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Netherlands
Who will win? – South Africa
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Max O’Dowd (Netherlands)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Anrich Nortje (South Africa), Fred Klaasen (Netherlands)
Most Sixes – Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Max O’Dowd (Netherlands)
Player of the Match– Anrich Nortje (South Africa)
Team Scores Batting first – South Africa 300+, Netherlands 240+
Match Handicap: South Africa
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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