India will take on the Netherlands in the 45th ICC Cricket World Cup match 2023 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on November 12, 2023. India is currently at the top of the points table with 16 points, while the Netherlands is languishing at the bottom with four points.
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Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first. No change in the India playing XI.
He said after winning the toss, “We’ve opted to bat first today. We’ve performed well whether we’ve batted or bowled first, so we’re eager to seize another opportunity to play well and achieve our goals. We’re thrilled with our overall performance in this tournament, and we commend our players for stepping up and taking responsibility when needed. We’re going with the same team today.”
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India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj.
Netherlands (Playing XI): Wesley Barresi, Max ODowd, Colin Ackermann, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Scott Edwards(w/c), Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren.
During the pitch inspection, Sanjay Manjrekar and Aaron Flich said, “The side boundaries are 64 meters on both sides, and the straight boundary is 73 meters. The pitch today appears to be an absolute gem. It’s as hard as a rock. The surface has a few cracks, but the wicket has a nice shine.
“As a batter, you can’t help but start drooling when you see that. We’ve witnessed some massive scores here. You can afford to start your innings slowly”
The semifinal spots have been finalized. India will play New Zealand, and Australia take on New Zealand in the second match. Pakistan is out of the world cup after losing to England.