Netherlands v New Zealand
Monday 9 October, 09.30
TV: Live on Sky Sports
Netherlands v New Zealand World Cup team news
Netherlands gave Pakistan n scare when they reduced them to 38 for three. They were also competitive in a chase when well-set at 120 for two. Bas de Leede produced a fine all-round performance with four wickets and a half-century. They do not looked cowed by the occasion.
Probable XI: Singh, O'Dowd, Ackermann, de Leede, Nidamanuru, Edwards, Zulfiqar, van der Merwe, van Beek, Dutt, van Meekeren
The Kiwis got off to a flier, pounding England into the Ahmedabad clay. Rachin Ravindra, highlighted as a player to watch, has given them a new lease of life. When Kane Williamson is fit expect him to replace Will Young in the opening berth. This game may come too soon still for Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson. If either are fit Mark Chapman comes out.
Possible XI: Conway, Ravindra, Williamson, Mitchell, Latham, Phillips, Chapman, Neesham, Santner, Henry, Boult
Netherlands v New Zealand World Cup pitch report
The Hyderabad surface looked a little two-paced in the first match. That explained wickets falling in clusters. Still, it's far from a terror track and the Kiwis will expect to be breaching 300 if batting first. Their par line could be set in the late 320s.
Netherlands v New Zealand World Cup match odds
The Netherlands have shown they are not overawed by the tournament. But even though we expect a shock at some stage, we're not sure it will be in this game. The Kiwis are pretty resolute and reliable.
The angle is with the Dutch and the new ball. They're mean and aggressive. Another fast start with them bowling first can see odds chopped from 11.5021/2 in half.
Netherlands v New Zealand World Cup player bets
Ravindra looks big at 9/25.50 for top Kiwi bat because he could open. For a win-rate value wager look no further than Glenn Phillips at a whopping 15/28.50. We will also keep faith with Trent Boult at 21/10 for most Kiwi wickets. Likewise we stick with Scott Edwards at 9/25.50 for top Dutch bat. Both men are wrong prices on how often they return.