The Royal Netherlands Cricket Board (KNCB) has announced the 15-player squad for the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, to be held in India from October 12 to November 23.
Scott Edwards will lead the team for his first World Cup, while Colin Ackermann will be his vice-captain. The squad includes a mix of experience and youth, with Edwards, Max O’Dowd, Roelof van der Merwe, and Logan van Beek returning from the 2011 World Cup.
ICC World Cup 2023 Netherlands Squad Announcement
|Scott Edwards (c)||Wicketkeeper-batsman|
|Colin Ackermann (vc)||All-rounder|
|Bas de Leede||All-rounder|
|Vikram Singh||Opening batsman|
|Teja Nidamanuru||Middle-order batsman|
|Paul van Meekeren||Fast bowler|
|Roelof van der Merwe||All-rounder|
|Logan van Beek||Fast bowler|
|Aryan Dutt||Right-arm off-spinner|
|Ryan Klein||Right-arm medium-fast bowler|
|Wesley Barresi||Left-arm medium-fast bowler|
|Saqib Zulfiqar||Right-arm medium-fast bowler|
|Sybrand Engelbrecht||Right-arm medium fast bowler|
Cricket World Cup 2023 Netherlands Squad Detail
1. Scott Edwards (c)
Scott Edwards is a wicketkeeper-batsman who is the captain of the Netherlands team. He is a consistent run-scorer and is also a capable wicketkeeper who can take important catches.
2. Colin Ackermann (vc)
Colin Ackermann is an all-rounder who is the vice-captain of the Netherlands team. He is a useful lower-order batsman and is also a capable off-spinner who can take wickets in all conditions.
3. Bas de Leede
Bas de Leede is an all-rounder, a powerful hitter, and a useful bowler. He is a versatile player who can contribute in a number of ways. De Leede will look to have a big impact in the World Cup.
4. Vikram Singh
Vikram Singh is an opening batsman who is a talented young player. He has impressed in recent matches and will be looking to build on his form in the World Cup.
5. Teja Nidamanuru
Teja Nidamanuru is a middle-order batsman who is a consistent run-scorer. He has been in good form in recent matches and will be looking to continue his good form in the World Cup.
6. Paul van Meekeren
Paul van Meekeren is a fast bowler who is a key member of the Netherlands’ bowling attack. He is an experienced bowler who can swing the ball and take wickets in all conditions. Van Meekeren will be looking to lead the Netherlands’ bowling attack in the World Cup.
7. Colin Ackermann
Colin Ackermann is an all-rounder who is the vice-captain of the Netherlands team. He is a useful lower-order batsman and is also a capable off-spinner who can take wickets in all conditions. Ackermann will be a key member of the Netherlands’ bowling attack in the World Cup.
8. Roelof van der Merwe
Roelof van der Merwe is an all-rounder who plays for the Netherlands national cricket team. He is a left-arm orthodox spinner and a right-handed middle-order batsman.
9.Logan van Beek
Van Beek made his debut for the Netherlands in the 2012 ICC World Cricket League Division Four, and has since gone on to play in two World Cups (2014 and 2023). He was also part of the Dutch team that reached the Super 12s of the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Dutt was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Indian parents. He started playing cricket at the age of 10, and made his first-class debut for the Netherlands in 2019. He has since represented the Netherlands in the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Ryan Klein is a South African-born cricketer who plays for the Netherlands national cricket team. Ryan Klein made his ODI debut for the Netherlands against Afghanistan in January 2022, and his T20I debut against New Zealand in August 2022.
Wesley Barresi is a South African-born cricketer who plays for the Netherlands national team. In 2021, Barresi announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. However, he returned to the national team in 2022 and was part of the Netherlands squad that qualified for the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
Saqib Zulfiqar made his international debut for the Netherlands in June 2018, in a T20I match against Ireland. He made his ODI debut a year later, in June 2019, against Zimbabwe.
Shariz Ahmad is a Dutch cricketer who has played for the Netherlands national cricket team since 2022. He is a right-arm leg spin bowler. He made his debut for the Netherlands Under-19s in 2021 and quickly established himself as one of their leading bowlers.
Sybrand Engelbrecht is a South African-born cricketer who plays for the Netherlands. He is a Right-arm medium fast bowler.