WT20 news posts

March, 2016

  • 21 March

    Two Bangladesh bowlers suspended

    Taskin Sunny illegaal bowlen

    The ICC has suspended two Bangledeshi bowlers from bowling in international cricket; also of course during the remainder of the ICC World T20 in India. The bowlers concerned are Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed, both of whom bowled with a handy economy rate in the match versus The Netherlands on March 9. Sunny bowled 0-10/2 (e.r. 5.00) en Ahmed 0-21/4 (5.25). Following that encounter they were both reported. Arafat’s analysis revealed that the elbow extension for majority of his deliveries had exceeded the 15 degrees’ level of tolerance permitted, while not all of Taskin’s deliveries were legal. They will have to undergo …

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  • 16 March

    Netherlands cricket in the media

    Peter Borren interview

    After their last match at the ICC World T20 in India the Dutch cricket team, which performed so well under the guidance of coach Anton Roux and captain Peter Borren, attracted  a lot of media attention. Following the teams participation in the WT20 the comments concerning the bad climate in the venue Dharamsala (the worst in India in this time of year) as well as the rare chances for Associates to play at the highest international level were quite harsh. The Cricinfo website contains quite a few articles on both subjects. More articles are about the fine achievements and the …

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  • 13 March

    Twelve overs finish Netherlands World T20 campaign

    Myburgh 27runs vs Ierland

    The Netherlands cricket XI beat Ireland in a six-overs per team encounter in their third en last match in the preliminary group A at the ICC World Twenty20 in India. It was not much more than an express cricketmatch with which it finished the tournament in style and with second place in the group standing right behind Bangladesh. Netherlands beat Ireland by 12 runs (59/5 - 47/7) which meant the end to a frustrating and far too short event. Both The Netherlands and Ireland only played 26 overs. Of course they would have loved to show their potential in three …

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  • 11 March

    Rain pushes Netherlands out of T20 World Cup

    ned ier wk t20 regen

    The abandoned match Netherlands - Oman ensured a frustrating end to the ICC WorldTwenty campaign for the men in orange: the one point they mustered from this encounter meant the team was immediately unable to qualify for the Super-10. Ireland suffered the same fate when later that same day in Dharamsala its match vs Bangladesh was rained off after only 8 overs. The deciding match for qualification for the Super-10 will be the one between Bangladesh and Oman, with Netherlands and Ireland battling it out in a match which doesn't count for anything anymore. The only thing that is at …

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  • 9 March

    Bangladesh proves too strong for Netherlands

    Scorebord uitslag

    In the opening match in group A at the ICC World T20 The Netherlands only just lost to Bangladesh by the narrow margin of 8 runs. Netherlands decided to field first after it had won the toss. They restricted Bangladesh tot 33 runs in the Power Play overs, and every time the Bangladeshi threatened to run away, the Dutch bowlers took wickets. Especially pace bowlers Timm van der Gugten (3-21/4) and young Paul van Meekeren (2-17/4) put the brakes on at the right moment. In the end Bangladesh reached 153/7, due to a great batting show by Tanim Iqbal with …

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  • 7 March

    New sponsor for The Netherlands at ICC World T20

    citizenM 2016

    The Netherlands cricket shirts will be branded with the citizenM logo during the 2016 World Twenty20 in India. citizenM is a hotel chain that started in Amsterdam and spread to New York, London, Glasgow, Rotterdam en Parijs. citizenM is for a new breed of international travelers- those who cross continents as easily as others cross the street. We call these travelers mobile citizens. Where other hotels use advertising to show their endless range of services and facilities, citizenM consciously draws attention to everything the hotel doesn’t have. No bellboys, trouser press, minibar or other clichés we don’t need. In every …

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  • 7 March

    Support Netherlands via Facebook


    KNCB has made a special Frame to add to your Facebook which tells everyone you support The Netherlands during the WT20 in India. The Frame can be added via the KNCB Facebook page: This post is also available in: Dutch

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  • 6 March

    Warming-up match vs Scotland abandoned

    Regen in India

    The second warming-up match of the Dutch cricket team at Mohali versus Scotland was abandoned after only 15 overs of play. The Netherlands, captained by Peter Borren, chose to bat first. After the loss of Barresi's wicket in the 3rd over at 15/1, the pair of Myburgh and Ben Cooper reached a partnership of 99 (114) when Myburgh's wicket fell. Cooper was joined by his brother Tom and together they propelled the Dutch to 133/2 off 15.1. At the fall of Tom's wicket, the rain set in properly and the match was abandoned. A good batting practice for the Dutch, …

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  • 4 March

    Dutch lose first warm-up match

    WUP match 1

    The Dutch XI lost its first World T20 warm-up match vs Afghanistan by 16 runs. The Netherlands team had to try and surpass the 152 Afghan total (152/9 in 20 overs), but did not succeed: 136/4. Dutch captain Peter Borren was not in the team, which on this occasion was captained by the experienced Pieter Seelaar. Afghanistan's top-order batted well, despite Mohammad Nabi being out first ball caught Barresi bowled Kingma. Shafiq (24 off 13) at no. 8 displayed some nice hitting in a partnership with Shenwari (42 off 39), adding 34 runs for the 7th wicket in just three …

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  • 4 March

    World Twenty20 Preview The Netherlands: by ICC


    A side with as rich a pedigree as any in the ICC World Twenty20, with stirring performances and infamous upset wins almost expected from the power packed Dutchmen. With their mix of powerful hitters, strong pace bowlers and canny captaincy in the shape of Peter Borren many could fancy the Netherlands to upset the odds against a much fancied Bangladesh side and progress from Group A as they did two years ago after a famous victory over Ireland. The Netherlands have been acclimatising and preparing for this year’s World Twenty20 for longer than any side with a lengthy camp in …

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  • 4 March

    World Twenty20 Preview: by all out cricket


    As the Netherlands hope for progression to the Super 10 stage of the tournament by winning their first round group in India, we profile them and assess their chances. Captain Peter Borren is into his sixth year as national skipper and is one of the most recognisable faces in Associate cricket. The Kiwi-born allrounder played for New Zealand alongside Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder at the Under 19 World Cup in 2002 before switching his allegiance to the Netherlands. He has been a loyal servant to Dutch cricket for more than a decade. Coach Born in New York and raised …

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February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Tom Cooper Joins Netherlands 2016 WT20 Squad

    Ben Cooper

    Tom Cooper has been added to the Netherlands squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in India. He replaces Sikander Zulfiqar who will remain with the squad as a reserve player to gain experience at international level. At the moment of the ICC deadline for squad nominations, Netherlands player Tom Cooper wasn’t available for selection. One week into Netherlands’ training camp in Bangalore at the Karnataka State Cricket Association Three Ovals facility, Netherlands' selectors of Royal Netherlands Cricket Board (KNCB) are excited to be able to announce that Cooper is now available to join the squad in India. According to ICC …

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