Netherlands men’s cricket XI to Oman and India

Virtueel nieuw stadion Oman
Virtueel nieuw stadion Oman
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The captains look at the coin
The captains look at the coin
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The Netherlands men’s cricket XI will depart to Oman for a T20I Series vs Oman, Scotland and Ireland on 7 February 2019. Following this series the team, with a slightly different squad, will leave for India for a number of 50-over matches vs the Karnataka State team.

 Fixtures T20I Series Oman:

9/12-2      Daily practices

13-2          Scotland – Netherlands

15-2          Oman – Netherlands

17-2          Ireland – Netherlands

 Scotland is the highest ranked team on the T20I world ranking, in 11th place. The Netherlands is in 13th place, while Oman finds itself on position 16, one place higher than Ireland (17). All matches will count towards the ICC MRF Tyres ranking.

 

On 18 February the squad will leave for India for a training camp at the Centre for Sports Science, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research, in Chennai. Next to practice sessions the team will play five 50-over matches vs the Karnataka State team, on: 21, 23, 25, 27 and 28 February 2019.

 

The two squads for the tours are:

Oman, 8–17 February:
Pieter Seelaar (VOC, capt.), Wesley Barresi (HBS), Ben Cooper (VRA), Ryan ten Doeschate (Essex), Scott Edwards (VOC), Timm van der Gugten (Glamorgan), Fred Klaassen (Kent), Paul van Meekeren (Somerset), Stephan Myburgh (Punjab CCR), Max O’Dowd (VOC), Shane Snater (Essex), Roelof van der Merwe (Somerset), Tobias Visée (HBS), Sikander Zulfiqar (ACC).
Staf: Ryan Campbell (coach), James Hilditch (assistant-coach/analyst), Chris Liddle (assistant-coach), Evan Speechly (physio), Jeroen Smits (manager).

 India, 18–28 February:

Pieter Seelaar (VOC, capt.), Wesley Barresi (HBS), Sebastiaan Braat (Hermes DVS), Ben Cooper (VRA), Bas de Leede (VCC), Scott Edwards (VOC), Vivian Kingma (VRA), Stephan Myburgh (Punjab CCR), Max O’Dowd (VOC), Hidde Overdijk (HCC), Leon Turmaine (VRA), Tobias Visée (HBS), Saqib Zulfiqar (ACC), Sikander Zulfiqar (ACC).
Staf: Ryan Campbell (coach), James Hilditch (assistant-coach/analyst), Chris Liddle (assistant-coach), Evan Speechly (physio).