South Africa vs Netherlands (Sa vs Net) match preview

Match: 40

Teams: South Africa vs Netherlands T-20 World Cup 2022

Day: Sunday

Date: 6 Nov 2022


IST: 5:30 Pm

GMT: 12:00

Local: 10:30 AM

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide south africa vs netherlands

South Africa vs Netherlands T-20 World Cup 2022

Sa vs Net Live Score (South Africa vs Netherlands)

The world of cricket is abuzz with the upcoming T-20 World Cup in 2022. This will be the first time that the Netherlands will be participating in the tournament, and they are set to take on South Africa in their opening match. The two teams have met previously in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I), with South Africa winning all three matches. However, this will be the first time that they will be playing each other in the T-20 World Cup. So, who will come out on top in this much-anticipated match? Only time will tell. But in the meantime, let’s take a look at how these two teams stack up against each other.

The Background

After a stunning day of upsets that saw defending champions Germany exit the tournament, all eyes were on Sunday’s late game between the Netherlands and South Africa. The Dutch had already qualified for the knockout stage, but a win would ensure they topped the group. South Africa, meanwhile, needed a victory to stand any chance of progressing. In the end, it was the Netherlands who came out on top, winning 3-1 to finish first in Group B. The result meant that South Africa became the first team to be eliminated from the 2018 World Cup. It was a disappointing end for the ‘Bafana Bafana’, who had put in some valiant performances throughout the tournament. They can hold their heads high knowing that they gave everything they had against a very strong Dutch side.

Sa vs Net Live Score 2022

Match Type Head to Head South Africa Won South Africa Loss Netherlands Won Netherlands Loss Tied
ODI Matches 0 0 0 0 0 0
T-20 Matches 1 1 0 0 1 0
TEST Matches 0 0 0 0 0 0


India will play Zimbabwe in the last match of the Group no 2 on 5 November, 2022. Both the teams would be hosted by the MCG stadium and official match timings are local time and IST. It’s a do or die match for India because if they lose this match, they will be in a weak position to qualify for the semi-final. There is no prediction for the rain as well so we’ll hopefully witness a complete game.

India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh

Zimbabwe Squad: Craig Ervine (c), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Tony Munyonga, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Sean Williams

India’s win against Pakistan and Bangladesh turned out to be a big and an exciting victory.

India has some players in their team which are considered the best of the best all over the world. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are two of such players. Virat’s innings of 82 match winning and unbeaten runs against Pakistan was termed by himself as his one of the best innings so far. Moreover, Virat Kohli is on 3rd spot on the list of most runs in international cricket by Indian players and most runs in the T20 World Cups as well while Rohit Sharma can provide an explosive start. KL Rahul’s comeback is a good omen for India as we have seen this in the match against Bangladesh where he contributed with bat and in the fielding as well. Suryakumar Yadav is considered the Mr.360 of the Indian team as he has a variety of shots. Hardik Pandya is a brilliant finisher of the Indian team who is a fine pace bowler too.

 The kind of performances Arshdeep, Bhuvneshwar and Md Shami have given until now in this tournament have benefitted India immensely.  The Indian team currently has 4 pacers in it which is a good strategy considering Australian pitches favor pace bowlers. The Indian team is looking like a very balanced side.

The Zimbabwean team has given some exceptional performance in this T20 World Cup 2022 both in the group stage first and now in the Super-12. They performed magnificently well in the group stage and qualified for the Super-12 and just in their 2nd match of this event, they were able to defeat Pakistan in a thrilling contest. They were successful in defending 130 runs against Pakistan.

 Zimbabwe’s team has some fine talent in their team. Blessing Muzarabani, who is a young fast bowler, was also named in their T20 World Cup squad. He bowled superbly against Pakistan. Another star player is Sikander Raza. During the past 1 year, he has scored 516 runs in 15 T20s at an average of 39.69 and holds the record of getting 7 man of match awards this year, the most by any cricketer in a year. While Wessly Madhevere is also in brilliant form from the previous year. The notable bowling performance from the Zimbabwe side from the previous 1 year has been from Sikander Raza and Luke Jongwe. These will be the key players of the Zimbabwe team. Sikander Raza’s performance in the qualifiers of this world cup ensured his team reached the Super-12 stage of the World cup. He can give a fine all-round performance even on bad days. Meanwhile, Richard Ngarava, another pacer of the Zimbabwean squad, remained economical as well in previous few matches.


The Indian team has more experienced players and considering past records and their bilateral contests, Zimbabwe doesn’t stand a chance against India. If they beat India, it would be an upset, a very big one 

The teams

1. The teams South Africa: The South African team is currently ranked 7th in the world, and will be looking to improve on that position in this year’s World Cup. They have a strong squad, with experience in all areas of the game. Captain: Faf du Plessis Vice-captain: Hashim Amla Coach: Ottis Gibson Netherlands: The Netherlands team is currently ranked 9th in the world, and will also be looking to improve on that position in this year’s World Cup. They have a young and talented squad, which will be looking to make an impact on the tournament. Captain: Peter Borren

The players

1. The players With a population of just over 5 million, the Netherlands is not a cricket powerhouse. In fact, they only have one professional cricket team, the Amsterdam-based VOC Rotterdam. Nonetheless, the Dutch national cricket team has made a name for itself in recent years, most notably by finishing as runners-up in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20. The current Dutch squad is a mix of youth and experience, with captain Peter Borren leading a group that includes several up-and-coming stars like Ben Cooper and Stephan Myburgh. Veteran all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate is also still going strong at 36 years old. In contrast, South Africa is one of the world’s top cricketing nations. They have won the ICC Cricket World Cup twice (in 1998 and 2007), and are currently ranked fourth in the world in Test cricket and third in One Day Internationals (ODIs). The Proteas are led by Hashim Amla, who is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. Other key players include AB de Villiers (another world-class batsman), fast bowler Dale Steyn, and all-rounder JP Duminy. So who will win this David vs Goliath match-up? Only time will tell…

The venues

The South African team will be playing their home games at the newly built 55,000 seater Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. The stadium, which is part of the Durban Sports Precinct, was completed in 2009 and hosted its first FIFA World Cup match in 2010. Netherlands will be playing their matches at the Amsterdam ArenA. The ArenA, which is the largest stadium in the Netherlands, has a capacity of over 54,000. The stadium was originally built for the 1928 Summer Olympics and has been renovated several times since then.

The Date and time

1. The Date and time The match will be played on Sunday, July 13 at 4:00pm local time (3:00pm BST). That’s 10:00am ET / 7:00am PT in the US, and 9:00pm AEST in Australia.

The umpires and the match referee

The umpires for the match will be Aleem Dar of Pakistan and Richard Kettleborough of England. The Third umpire is Nigel Llong also of England. The match referee is Chris Broad of England.

The TV Channels and Broadcasters

When it comes to choosing a side to support in the World Cup, many people are split between South Africa and the Netherlands. While both teams have their merits, it’s important to understand the different TV channels and broadcasters that will be showing the matches. This can help you make a decision on which team to support, or simply let you know where to find your favorite players. In South Africa, the main broadcaster is Supersport. This channel will be showing all of the World Cup matches, including those involving South Africa. If you’re not in South Africa, then you can still watch Supersport through a number of online streaming services. The Netherlands’ primary broadcaster is NOS. NOS has the rights to show all of the Dutch team’s matches, as well as any other match that features a Dutch player. You can watch NOS online through their website or through a number of streaming services. So, if you’re trying to decide between South Africa and the Netherlands, be sure to check out the different TV channels and broadcasters. This can help you make a more informed decision on who to support.


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