With Dutch legend Ryan ten Doeschate’s men taking on Australia in their first warm-up game on September 30 ahead of the ODI World Cup, the team is expected to stay put in Alur until September 28 before moving to Trivandrum, where they lock horns with one of the strong favourites for the 2023 World Cup title, India, in their second warm-up encounter.
TimesofIndia.com understands that the Netherlands will head towards Telangana on the same day after their match against the Men in Blue.
The ‘Oranje‘ army will kick off their World Cup campaign with an intense group-stage match on October 6 against Pakistan in the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
The Dutch will wrap up their World Cup group stage campaign at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium with a clash against India on November 12.
The Netherlands beat the likes of the West Indies and Scotland to qualify for the 2023 ODI World Cup. Currently ranked 14th in the ICC ODI rankings, the Netherlands are entering the competition with an aim to spoil a few parties. The 2023 edition, hosted in India, will be the Dutch side’s fifth participation in the one-day World Cup overall.