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About our Netherlands Cricket Team

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The Netherlands is a country that has a long history of playing cricket, dating back to the 19th century. The national team is nicknamed "the Flying Dutchmen" and is administered by the Royal Dutch Cricket Association. The Netherlands is an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and has participated in four Cricket World Cups (1996, 2003, 2007 and 2011) and five T20 World Cups (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2022). The Netherlands currently has full One Day International (ODI) status and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.

The Netherlands has recently qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, which will be held in India. The team won the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023, beating Sri Lanka by 128 runs in the final. The Netherlands also won the ICC World Cricket League Championship 2015-17, which secured their place in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League 2020-23.

The Netherlands has a strong squad of players, led by captain Scott Edwards and coach Ryan ten Doeschate. Some of the key players are Ben Cooper, Roelof van der Merwe, Pieter Seelaar, Max O'Dowd and Bas de Leede. Bas de Leede was the player of the match in the Super Sixes match against Scotland in the Qualifiers, scoring 123 runs and taking five wickets.

The Netherlands is known for playing an aggressive and entertaining brand of cricket, which they call "total cricket" after the famous Dutch soccer team of the 1970s.


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