The Netherlands are trying to bounce back from defeat to Namibia, while Sri Lanka don’t want to lose to minnow team.
Sri Lanka and the Dutch last met for a T20I in 2014. The men from the sub-continent won that match easily.
Where: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
When: Friday, 22 October 2021
Start time: 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT)
Pitch conditions: The Sharjah Cricket Stadium did not produce many high scores during the IPL 2021 despite having short boundaries. Spin will play a big role here. A first-innings score of 140 could be competitive.
Weather conditions: The forecast for Friday in Sharjah suggests typically hot and dry conditions, with no rain predicted and temperatures set to touch 38 degrees celsius.
Sri Lanka v Netherlands – Latest Odds
Betmaster remain quick in pricing up their outright match markets and we are big fans of their good margin.
They have Sri Lanka offered as 1.18 favourites and the Netherlands priced as 4.7 underdogs. Betting on the Dutch to win here could bring good value.
Sri Lanka v Netherlands – Team News
Kusal Perera – The Sri Lankan opener fell for a duck in the previous match against Ireland. He needs to bounce back.
Dushmantha Chameera – The Sri Lankan fast bowler had a stint with RCB in the IPL recently and is a good choice in the top bowler markets.
Maheesh Theekshana – The Sri Lankan is a relatively lesser known name, but well worth betting on. He took three important wicekts against Ireland.
Max O’Dowd – The Netherlands opening batsman has been remarkably consistent over an extended period.
Colin Ackermann – The Dutch might deploy the spinner with the new ball again, to take speed off against batsmen wanting pace on.
Sri Lanka v Netherlands – Betting Tips and Predictions
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