2023 ODI World Cup Digest: Brilliant Glenn Maxwell demolishes Netherlands; England trying to get off the canvas

The 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup has now passed the halfway stage and is heading towards the final on November 19. Each morning we’ll be gathering the latest action and news from the event and bringing you insights from our reporters on the ground.


Top story: Warner, Maxwell beat Netherlands with one-two

Australia 399 for 8 wickets (Maxwell 106, Warner 104, Smith 71, Labuschagne 62, Van Beek 4-74) beat Netherlands 90 (Zampa 4-8, Marsh 2-19) by 309 runs

This was the most brutal of the two. came first david warner Then, with the jab Glen Maxwell With a “Lights Out” uppercut. The opener’s 104 had exhausted the Netherlands, but Maxwell’s astonishing 106 off just 44 balls dealt the most devastating knock-out blow.

Australia scored 399 for 8, standing triumphantly over opponents trailing at the halfway stage who were unable to rise above the canvas, ultimately suffering a crushing 309-run defeat – the worst in men’s ODI World Cup history. The biggest difference was in.

Match Analysis: Maxwell defies the laws of physics in Delhi

Twenty-nine balls into his innings, Glenn Maxwell is waiting. His feet apart, facing the bowler, wrists bent, right crossed over left. He is ready in his own way.

He is in the middle of the most exciting innings of this World Cup, in which he will demolish the record of the fastest century in the World Cup, set only 17 days ago. Two balls earlier, he had reverse swept a full ball onto the leg stump of seamer Bas de Leede into the stands behind backward point.

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news headlines

  • India’s all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be missed Second consecutive game in this World Cup – Sunday’s match against England – He continues to recover from the ankle injury suffered against Bangladesh in Pune.
  • Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan in World Cup Have traveled to Dhaka for training along with his mentor Nazmul Abedin Faheem while the rest of the team reached Kolkata ahead of their matches against the Netherlands in the city.
  • match preview

    England vs Sri Lanka, Mumbai (2pm IST; 8.30am GMT; 7.30pm AEDT)

    So, how’s that whole “invading champion” thing working? Jos Buttler may always regret saying that England “wouldn’t try to defend anything” in India – a statement that is looking uncomfortably quickly coming true – but despite only being kept out , they are at the point of no return. Bangladesh are at the bottom of the table due to their crushing defeat against South Africa on Tuesday. Cornered Lions, anyone?

    team news

    England (Probable) 1 Jonny Bairstow, 2 Dawid Malan, 3 Joe Root, 4 Ben Stokes, 5 Jos Buttler (captain, wk), 6 Harry Brook, 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 David Willey, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Gus Atkinson/Mark Wood

    Sri Lanka (Probable) 1 Pathum Nissanka, 2 Kusal Perera, 3 Kusal Mendis (captain, wk) 4 Sadira Samarawickrama, 5 Charith Asalanka, 6 Dhananjay de Silva, 7 Dushan Hemantha/Dunith Velalej, 8 Chamika Karunaratne, 9 Mahish Theekshana, 10 Kasun Rajitha. , 11 Dilshan Madushanka

    Feature: The (toughest) phase of the World Cup for casual captain Kusal Mendis

    When? Kusal Mendis After his explosive performance in the Under-19 World Cup in 2014, he was selected for big things including captaincy. It took nearly a decade for Kusal to get that job, but it came under circumstances he couldn’t have imagined.

    As such, international cricket can be a tough place to learn quickly and Kusal probably had valid reasons for not wanting the job ahead of the 2023 World Cup. Far from maintaining good form, he was slowly emerging from the frustrating ‘one step forward, two steps back’ pattern that has persisted throughout his seven-year international career.

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