The Netherlands men’s cricket team, Ireland and Scotland will feature in a Twenty20I Tri Series in the upcoming week in The Netherlands. The first head-to-head encounter will be the one between The Netherlands and Ireland on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June, both at VOC Rotterdam, start time both days is 17.00 hrs (5 pm).
Then Ireland and Scotland will face each other on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June at Salland CC in Deventer, again start time is 17.00 hrs.
The last two matches Netherlands vs Scotland will be played at VRA in Amstelveen on Tuesday 19 (17.00) and Wednesday 20 (start time 11.00 am) June.
The Netherlands squad will be captained by Pieter Seelaar, the successor of Peter Borren who retired from international cricket last month. The first match versus Ireland will see Seelaar’s first official appearance as Netherlands captain. (Trivia: Pieter Seelaar played an ODI against Canada in 2009, taking 2-55 off 8 overs, in their win by 50 runs over Canada,if you fancy online gambling Canada take a look at our cricket betting section)
On Tuesday 20 June before the match vs Scotland the Dutch Cricket Association (KNCB) will organise an official farewell for Peter Borren, who served The Netherlands cricket XI as player since 2006, and as captain since 2010.
The Netherlands squad:
12 & 13 June vs Ireland
Pieter Seelaar (capt.), Wesley Barresi, Ben Cooper, Scott Edwards, Fred Klaassen, Bas de Leede, Shane Snater, Tobias Visée, Saqib Zulfiqar, Sikander Zulfiqar.
Tbc: Timm van der Gugten, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, Ryan ten Doeschate (UK)
19 & 20 June vs Scotland
Pieter Seelaar (capt), Wesley Barresi, Ben Cooper, Scott Edwards, Quirijn Gunnin, Fred Klaassen, Bas de Leede, Max O`Dowd, Shane Snater, Tobias Visée, Saqib Zulfiqar, Sikander Zulfiqar.
Tbc: Timm van der Gugten, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe (UK)
Staff: Ryan Campbell (head coach), Trevor Penney (asst. coach), Chris Liddle (bowling coach), George Dunlop (physio), Evan Speechly (phfysio).
Match officials are:
Match referee: David Jukes
Umpires: Alan Neill (Ire), Alan Haggo (Sco), Huub Jansen, Pim van Liemt, Rizwan Akram (all Neth).