Jos Buttler won the toss and decided to bat first

ODI World Cup 2023. England is facing Netherlands cricket team in the 40th match of World Cup 2023. This match will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. England captain Jos Buttler won the toss and decided to bat first. The real excitement of the match will start after half an hour i.e. From 2 pm onwards.

Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said that the pitch looks very difficult. Batting on this wicket seems easy. Also, fast bowlers are expected to get extra bounce from this pitch.

The England team is taking the field against the Netherlands with some changes. Harry Brook and Atkinson are back in the team. Livingstone and Wood, who played in the last match, have been dropped. Besides, changes have also been made in the opposition team. L Anil Teja has been included in the team in place of Sharif.

This is the playing eleven of both the teams: Joe Root (captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Gary Ballance, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook, Liam Dawson, Keaton Jennings, Toby Rowland-Jones, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood.

Netherlands: Wesley Barresi, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackerman, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Scott Edwards (c & wk) n Anil Teja, Bas Deledde, Logan van Beek, Roelof van der Merwe, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren.