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Sri Lanka Vs Netherlands T20 World Cup 2024 Match 38 Preview: Lankans Seek Pride

Already out of reckoning for the Super Eight round, Sri Lanka’s pride will be at stake given they have had a tournament to forget, marred with multiple issues on and off the field

AP Photo / LM Otero
Sri Lanka National cricket team at the T20 World Cup 2024. AP Photo / LM Otero
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Wary of the Dutch firepower and current form, the 2014 champions Sri Lanka, who are placed fifth in Group D, will take on the third-placed Netherlands on June 17, Monday in Gros Islet. (Full Coverage | More Cricket News)

Already out of reckoning for the Super Eight round, Sri Lanka’s pride will be at stake given they have had a tournament to forget, marred with multiple issues on and off the field.

For the Scott Edwards-led Netherlands team, there will be a great deal of motivation to bring out their best and hope for a big win as well as luck to favour them.

Netherlands have notched wins in two out of three games in this tournament yet they find themselves nearly eliminated in a tight Group D, from which South Africa have already sailed through.

Teams (from):

Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka.

Netherlands: Scott Edwards (c&wk), Aryan Dutt, Bas de Leede, Daniel Doram, Fred Klaassen, Logan van Beek, Max O'Dowd, Michael Levitt, Paul van Meekeren, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Teja Nidamanuru, Tim Pringle, Vikram Singh, Viv Kingma, Wesley Barresi.

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