AUS vs NL Match Preview

In the previous match, David Warner and Mitchell Marsh displayed exceptional form by scoring 259 runs for the first wicket, which is the second-highest partnership for the opening wicket in World Cups. Warner's outstanding performance led him to score 163 runs off just 128 deliveries, marking his 7th 150+ score in ODIs.

This solid foundation helped Australia to achieve a match-winning total of 367 runs. However, the middle order comprising Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, and Marcus Stoinis have been struggling to perform with the bat. Although Josh Inglis and Marnus Labuschagne have shown promise with a couple of solid starts, they need to improve their game.

Adam Zampa has been the standout bowler for Australia with 9 wickets, while the pace attack of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, and Josh Hazlewood, although in decent form, have not been at their best. 

Vikramjit Singh and Max O'Dowd, who have been struggling to find their form, are crucial players for the Netherlands as they face a formidable seam attack. Colin Ackermann, on the other hand, has performed well in the number 3 position and is currently the team's top run-scorer.

Scott Edwards has been leading his team effectively in the middle order, consistently delivering strong performances. Sybrand Engelbrecht, who is making his ODI debut in this tournament, showcased his potential by scoring a half-century in the previous match.

During the middle overs, the Netherlands will heavily rely on their key all-rounders, Logan van Beek and Bas de Leede, to perform exceptionally well. Bas de Leede, with 7 wickets, is currently the team's leading wicket-taker. He will receive support from Paul van Meekeren and van Beeke in the pace attack. Aryan Dutt will lead the spin department, having already taken 6 wickets in the tournament.


Weather Report

The weather will remain warm and cloudy with temperatures of between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The pitch in Delhi is flat and hard, offering a good amount of pace and bounce. There is very little in it for the quicker bowlers and they will need to work hard to get wickets. The team batting first will look to get over 300 runs. The surface does slow down in the second innings, giving the spinners some skin in the game.

Notable stats

David Warner: ODI Great

David Warner's score of 163 was his 3rd 150+ score in ODI World Cups, which is the most by any batsman at the marquee event.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


AUS vs NL Probable 11

AUS Playing 11

  • David Warner
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Steve Smith
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Josh Inglis (Wk)
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Pat Cummins (C)
  • Mitchell Starc
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Adam Zampa

NL Playing 11

  • Max O’Dowd
  • Vikramjit Singh
  • Scott Edwards (C)
  • Teja Nidamanuru
  • Bas de Leede
  • Logan van Beeke
  • Paul van Meekeren
  • Aryan Dutt
  • Colin Ackermann
  • Roelof van der Merwe
  • Sybrand Engelbrecht
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing Australia to win this contest. They have built up good momentum over the last week, and the top-order batting has been especially good. The bowlers have done a decent job so far and should have no problems going through the Netherlands team. 


Top Picks

Mitchell Marsh: Marsh has scored 597 runs this year at a strike rate of 114.14, including 5 half-centuries and a century in 14 innings.

Adam Zampa: Zampa is the leading wicket-taker for Australia this year. He has picked up 24 wickets at a bowling average of 29.50.

Bas de Leede: Bas de Leede has put up a good all-round performance so far. He has scored 93 runs and has also picked up 7 wickets. 


AUS vs NL Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: S Edwards

Batters: D Warner (C), S Smith, M Marsh (VC)

All-rounders: G Maxwell, B de Leede, C Ackermann

Bowlers: M Starc, A Zampa, L van Beek, A Dutt

AUS vs NL Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction