Nieuwegein [Netherlands]Sep 7 (ANI): Dutch veterans Roelof van der Merwe and Colin Ackermann have been recalled from the 15-man Netherlands squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
The pair were not part of the squad that saw the Netherlands book their place at this year’s World Cup by finishing runners-up in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier earlier this year, but they were included in the 15-man list. fight for it for six weeks in India during October and November.
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Both Van der Merwe and Ackermann bring a wealth of experience to the Netherlands team, which will once again be captained by Scott Edwards, who played a major role during last year’s Men’s World T20 in Australia.
Ackermann was the tournament’s second-highest scorer for the Netherlands, while van der Merwe provided some clever cameos with bat, ball and in the field. Both players have rich experience from domestic competitions around the world.
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Holland will be hoping that opening batsman Max O’Dowd can contribute plenty of runs throughout the tournament, while star all-rounder Bas de Leede should play a starring role with both bat and ball.
The Netherlands, coached by veteran Ryan Cook, will play two warm-up matches before the World Cup on September 30 against Australia and host India on October 3.
Their first World Cup match will be against Pakistan in Hyderabad on October 6.
Netherlands squad: Scott Edwards (c), Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht. (NOT EVEN)
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