World Cup 2023: SA vs NED Head-to-Head Stats and Records You Need to Know

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On Tuesday, October 17, South Africa will take on the Netherlands in a riveting clash at the World Cup 2023. The venue for this encounter is the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, and fans can expect an exciting day-night affair that commences at 2:00 PM IST.

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South Africa has made an emphatic start to their World Cup campaign, securing comprehensive victories in both of their previous matches. In their latest outing against Australia, the Proteas displayed their dominance as they crushed the Aussies by a margin of 134 runs. Batting first, South Africa set a formidable total of 311/7, with opener Quinton de Kock shining with his second consecutive century in the tournament. The Proteas’ bowling unit followed suit, dismantling the Australian lineup for just 177 runs.

On the other hand, the Netherlands finds themselves in a less fortunate position, having suffered defeat in both of their initial encounters by significant margins. Their latest clash saw them concede 322/7 to New Zealand before being bowled out for 223. However, they are hopeful for a better performance as they face a formidable South African side.

Head-to-Head Records of SA vs NED in ODIs and ODI World Cup

In ODI history, South Africa and the Netherlands have met 7 times, with the Proteas maintaining a commanding 6-0 lead in their head-to-head battles. One of the encounters did not yield a result, showcasing South Africa’s dominance in the format.

In the context of ODI World Cups, South Africa and the Netherlands have crossed paths 3 times. Proteas emerged victorious in each of these matches. Their most recent meeting during the 2011 World Cup, which took place in a group stage fixture in Mohali, ended with a resounding 231-run victory for South Africa. AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla played instrumental roles in securing the win with their centuries.

Looking at their recent ODI encounters, South Africa has maintained their dominance over the Netherlands. In their last five meetings, South Africa has come out on top in four matches, with one game ending without a result. The most recent clash, which transpired on April 2, 2023, saw South Africa posting an imposing 370/8 and defeating the Netherlands by 146 runs.

South Africa and the Netherlands prepare to face off in the ODI World Cup 2023, the Proteas hold a clear advantage in their head-to-head record, both in ODIs and ODI World Cups. However, cricket’s unpredictability always leaves room for surprises, and the Netherlands will be eager to put up a strong fight against a confident South African side.