Netherlands nominate 15-member squad for ICC T20 World Cup

Making their fourth appearance at the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup, the Netherlands named their 15-man squad on Saturday as they enter the first round of the tournament to be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman in October- November of this year.Read also – T20 World Cup: Namibia calls South African international David Wiese for the team

Led by experienced Pieter Seelaar, 12 players are returning from World Cup qualifying two years ago, with Tobias Visee and Shane Snater also joining the squad as traveling reserves. Also Read – Tim Paine: Afghanistan Seems Impossible To Make T20 World Cup

After his omission from the World Cup playoff squad, 37-year-old Stephan Myburgh earns a spot on the squad, after a period of points scored both domestically and in various international white ball actions . Myburgh has experience from previous T20 World Cups, scoring 280 points at an average of 31.11, with a strike rate of 145.83, ”said icc-cricket.com. Read also – A well-balanced team but Shikhar Dhawan could be absent: MSK Prasad

Logan van Beek, 31, and Bas de Leede, 21, are new additions to the squad in qualifying, with van Beek returning to the Dutch setup and Leede making his mark in the past eighteen months.

De Leede follows in his father’s footsteps Tim, who appeared in all Dutch Cricket World Cup matches from 1996 to 2007, and won player of the match honors with a spell of 4/35 against India in 2003.

With the bat, the Dutch boast of a balance throughout the command, with a number of options topping the list, and players like Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe carry the team through the intermediaries. Myburgh’s career rebirth adds depth at the top, with Max O’Dowd, Ben Cooper and Scott Edwards likely to feature.

Captain and all-rounder Pieter Seelaar has no shortage of bowling options at his disposal and will be encouraged by the results of qualifying 2019, also in the UAE. The rhythm drums of Paul van Meekeren, Timm van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen and Brandon Glover have extracted life on generally slow surfaces, with van der Merwe, Colin Ackermann and Seelaar himself tying opposing teams in knots throughout. intermediaries.

Pieter Seelaar’s men feature in a competitive Group A in the first round of the tournament, where they face Ireland, Namibia and Sri Lanka.

Team: Pieter Seelaar (c), Colin Ackermann, Philippe Boissevain, Ben Cooper, Bas de Leede, Scott Edwards, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren; Reserves: Tobias Visee, Shane Snater.

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