Afghanistan (AFG) and Netherlands (NED) will square off in Game 34 of the current ODI World Cup 2023 on November 3 (Friday), at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. Afghanistan and the Netherlands will enter the match fresh off of impressive victories in their previous matches.

In their previous match, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka played in the tournament’s thirty-first match. With Afghanistan emerging victorious by seven wickets. However, in their most recent match, the Netherlands trounced Bangladesh by a margin of 87 runs.

The pitch report for Ekana Cricket Stadium:

The bowlers will probably favour the surface at the Ekana Cricket Stadium for the next ODI World Cup match. This pitch, one of the few bowler-friendly ones in India, might be quite advantageous to the spinners. Choosing to bowl first and pursue down the target could be a smart move for the hitters. Who will be looking to exhibit patience early in the innings.

Afghanistan (AFG):

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Ikram Alikhil(w), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Riaz Hassan, Abdul Rahman, Najibullah Zadran

Netherlands (NED):

Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards (wk/c), Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren, Wesley Barresi, Ryan Klein, Shariz Ahmad, Saqib Zulfiqar