Netherlands News 2014
Dutch women win rain reduced match Dutch women win rain reduced match ( ) ZZZZ2:22 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands narrowly beat Scotland in the Women's European Championship.
Dosti secure finals spot on stormy Sunday Dosti secure finals spot on stormy Sunday ( ) ZZZZ11:48 pmZZZZ
Dosti Amsterdam secured their spot in the Topklasse final alongside Quick Haag with a thumping win over Excelsior at Drieburg
Scotland Women win in low scoring match Scotland Women win in low scoring match ( ) ZZZZ1:16 pmZZZZ
Scotland's women start their European Championship campaign with a win over the Netherlands.
Ugly Sunday reignites discipline debate Ugly Sunday reignites discipline debate ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
The on-field indiscipline on display at last week's ill-tempered Topklasse games has stirred up still more controversy.
Martel leads Guernsey to win over Dutch Martel leads Guernsey to win over Dutch ( ) ZZZZ7:24 pmZZZZ
An innings of 89 from Declan Martel leads Guernsey to a seven wicket win over the Netherlands at the European Under-15 Championship.
Excelsior reach safety amid sorry scenes Excelsior reach safety amid sorry scenes ( ) ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Excelsior bested Hermes in an ill-tempered Schiedam derby Sunday to reach the security of the top four.
Dutch Under 15s go down to Scotland Dutch Under 15s go down to Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:27 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands suffered a second defeat at the European Under 15 Championships.
Comfortable win for Dutch on opening day Comfortable win for Dutch on opening day ( ) ZZZZ4:32 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands record a 116 run win over Jersey on the opening day of the European Under-15 Championship.
Saqib Zulfiqar century secures Dutch promotion Saqib Zulfiqar century secures Dutch promotion ( ) ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
Saqib Zulfiqar scores 103 as the Netherlands secure promotion to Division 1 of the European Under 19 Championship.
Dutch Under 19s well beaten by Jersey Dutch Under 19s well beaten by Jersey ( ) ZZZZ10:29 pmZZZZ
The Dutch Under 19s lost their unbeaten Under 19 tournament record after losing to Jersey by six wickets.
Huge win for Netherlands Huge win for Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ10:04 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands beat Italy by over 200 runs in their second European Under-19 Division Two match.
Chairman speaks out on umpiring standards Chairman speaks out on umpiring standards ( ) ZZZZ6:30 pmZZZZ
KNCB Chairman Jaques Mulders responds to suggestions of a decline in umpiring standards.
Dutch open with win Dutch open with win ( ) ZZZZ6:59 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands start their European Under-19 Division 2 campaign with a win over Denmark.
Sunday of upsets sets up five-way showdown Sunday of upsets sets up five-way showdown ( ) ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
A series of upsets sees five teams go into the final round of the first phase level on ten points.
Minute of silence for MH17 victims Minute of silence for MH17 victims ( ) ZZZZ3:06 pmZZZZ
A minute of silence will be observed before all games played this weekend and flags flown at half-mast in memory of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
Mixed results in Ireland for Under 19s Mixed results in Ireland for Under 19s ( ) ZZZZ2:49 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands under 19s convincingly won the opening 50 over match against Ireland on Tuesday, but Ireland came back to win the return game and the T20 on Thursday.
Lower six strive for safety as Topklasse endgame approaches Lower six strive for safety as Topklasse endgame approaches ( ) ZZZZ11:16 pmZZZZ
Six teams are still in contention for the safety of the two remaining top four spots after Toppklasse round 12, with just two points separating third place from last.
Under 19s best Scotland in Challenge series T20 Under 19s best Scotland in Challenge series T20 ( ) ZZZZ4:47 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands under 19s recorded a narrow victory over Scotland in the sole T20 at VRA on Thursday, after the two U19 Challenge Series 50 over games at VCC were abandoned due to rain.
Rain puts paid to Netherlands-Scotland Under 19 games Rain puts paid to Netherlands-Scotland Under 19 games ( ) ZZZZ6:14 pmZZZZ
Both of the two scheduled under 19 matches between the Netherlands and Scotland at VCC were abandoned due to persistent rain.
Lower table too close to call after wet weekend Lower table too close to call after wet weekend ( ) ZZZZ6:35 pmZZZZ
With Quick Haag and Dosti pulling still further ahead at the top of the Topklasse, six teams remain in contention for the remaining two top-four slots, and indeed for relegation.
Weather ruins deciding tie Weather ruins deciding tie ( ) ZZZZ6:38 pmZZZZ
Unfortunately the Scottish weather had other ideas and cheated everyone out of what could have been a very intense and hard fought final match.
MacLeod reigns as Dutch parade MacLeod reigns as Dutch parade ( ) ZZZZ11:47 amZZZZ
Callum MacLeod's imperious 145 took Scotland to a daunting 317 against the Netherlands at a stormy Titwood, whilst an initially spirited Dutch chase quickly turned into a procession before rain put a halt to proceedings.
Dutch suffer heavy defeat Dutch suffer heavy defeat ( ) ZZZZ10:31 amZZZZ
Scotland levelled the three match series with a crushing victory in a rain-curtailed match.
Topklasse mid-table battle heats up as second phase approaches denoument Topklasse mid-table battle heats up as second phase approaches denoument ( ) ZZZZ7:27 pmZZZZ
With Quick Haag and Dosti pulling still further ahead, competition for the remaining two top-four slots heats up.
Mohammad Wasim makes Dutch debut Mohammad Wasim makes Dutch debut ( ) ZZZZ11:01 amZZZZ
Former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Wasim makes his debut for the Netherlands today, called up as cover for injured captain Peter Borren.
The Netherlands rain on Scotland The Netherlands rain on Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:26 amZZZZ
On the hottest day of this Scottish summer The Netherlands flew in and rained on Scotland's parade, pulling off a convincing 44 run victory.
Dutch delight in downing Scotland Dutch delight in downing Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:21 amZZZZ
Paul van Meekeren was delighted with the way The Netherlands played against Scotland in the first match of their one day series.
Lionesses clinch Continental T20 title Lionesses clinch Continental T20 title ( ) ZZZZ5:33 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands Women under-15s beat Denmark in the final game of the Women's Continental T20 to clinch the title.
Netherlands given T20 international status Netherlands given T20 international status ( ) ZZZZ11:49 amZZZZ
The ICC Board has agreed to give T20 international status to the Netherlands and Nepal, both of which qualified for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh earlier this year.
Denmark Women beat Belgium to set up Continental T20 showdown with Dutch Denmark Women beat Belgium to set up Continental T20 showdown with Dutch ( ) ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
T20 with a convincing win over Belgium, to set up a showdown for the title againt the Dutch Lionesses tomorrow.
Netherlands under-15s open Women's Continental T20 with win over Belgium Netherlands under-15s open Women's Continental T20 with win over Belgium ( ) ZZZZ9:09 amZZZZ
The Women's Continental T20, the final event of Schiedam's Cricket-Month, opened yesterday with a win for the Dutch Lionesses over Belgium.
Youth in the spotlight Youth in the spotlight ( ) ZZZZ4:41 pmZZZZ
The Dutch Topklasse's top players talk prospects to watch.
Women's Continental T20 gets underway in Schiedam Women's Continental T20 gets underway in Schiedam ( ) ZZZZ1:49 pmZZZZ
Schiedam's Cricket Month concludes this weekend with the Women's Continental T20 Championship
Squads announced for Scotland one-dayers Squads announced for Scotland one-dayers ( ) ZZZZ4:25 pmZZZZ
The squads for next week's three one day matches between the Netherlands and Scotland have been announced
Double-weekend sets up mid-table tussle as Quick and Dosti pull ahead. Double-weekend sets up mid-table tussle as Quick and Dosti pull ahead. ( ) ZZZZ5:15 pmZZZZ
Two wins apiece see Quick Haag and Dosti Amsterdam pull away from the pack as the mid-table battle heats up.
Quick go top ahead of double weekend Quick go top ahead of double weekend ( ) ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
Dosti Amsterdam suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of Quick Haag at Drieburg on Sunday to cede pole position in the Topklasse
Netherlands A claim Continental T20 title Netherlands A claim Continental T20 title ( ) ZZZZ12:28 amZZZZ
Netherlands A came back from defeat against France in the round-robin phase to win the Continental T20 final in Schiedam.
Continental T20 gets underway in Schiedam Continental T20 gets underway in Schiedam ( ) ZZZZ9:52 amZZZZ
The men's Continental European T20 Championships get underway in Schiedam today
French and Dutch dominant on Continental T20 day one French and Dutch dominant on Continental T20 day one ( ) ZZZZ9:35 pmZZZZ
France and Netherlands A notched up two victories on the first day of the men's Continental T20, ensuring a French-Dutch final tomorrow.
Schedule change for Netherlands-Scotland one-dayers Schedule change for Netherlands-Scotland one-dayers ( ) ZZZZ3:41 pmZZZZ
The first 50-over fixture between the Netherlands and Scotland has been moved from Monday 30th June to Tuesday 1st July.
Highlanders seal North-Sea double on wet weekend Highlanders seal North-Sea double on wet weekend ( ) ZZZZ3:34 pmZZZZ
A mid-match wash-out provided an anti-climactic finish to the North Sea Pro-Series as the Highlanders added the 50-over crown to their 20-over title.
Gruijters investigation concludes Gruijters investigation concludes ( ) ZZZZ1:29 pmZZZZ
The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the replacement of Tim Gruijters with Tom Cooper in the Netherlands WT20 squad last March has concluded, though the full report has not been released.
Dosti and Quick pull ahead as Topklasse heats up Dosti and Quick pull ahead as Topklasse heats up ( ) ZZZZ7:45 pmZZZZ
Dosti and Quick Haag pull away from the pack with wins over VOC and VRA on a sweltering sixth Topklasse Saturday
An interview with Amol Muzumdar An interview with Amol Muzumdar ( ) ZZZZ11:42 amZZZZ
Ashwin Kumar sits down with the Run-Machine from the Maidans of Mumbai.
Oranje travel to Uxbridge for commemorative T20 Oranje travel to Uxbridge for commemorative T20 ( ) ZZZZ1:32 pmZZZZ
The Dutch National Team will take the field against Uxbrigde CC on Tuesday as part of the English club's 225 year anniversary celebrations.
Highlanders seal NS Pro-20 title as Hurricanes sink Seafarers in Schiedam Highlanders seal NS Pro-20 title as Hurricanes sink Seafarers in Schiedam ( ) ZZZZ1:14 pmZZZZ
The Highlanders claimed the first ever North Sea Pro-20 championship in emphatic style with a fifth consecutive win, beating the Reivers in Dumfries, whilst the Hurricanes recorded their first wins in Schiedam.
Quick in hot pursuit as Dosti are denied at ACC Quick in hot pursuit as Dosti are denied at ACC ( ) ZZZZ4:30 pmZZZZ
Quick Haag narrowed the gap at the top of the Topklasse with a narrow home win over Hermes as Dosti dropped their first point in a dramatic tie at ACC.
Wins for Hermes, Quick and Dosti on drizzly Ascension Day Wins for Hermes, Quick and Dosti on drizzly Ascension Day ( ) ZZZZ9:30 pmZZZZ
Hermes and Quick both notched up convincing wins over VOC and Excelsior respectively, whist Dosti narrowly saw off a strong challenge from HCC at Drieburg and VRA and ACC were forced to abandoned their tie on a heavily rain-affected ascension day.
Highlanders bag only win in wet weekend Highlanders bag only win in wet weekend ( ) ZZZZ6:13 pmZZZZ
The Highlanders inflicted another heavy defeat on the Hurricanes in the North Sea Pro-20 series at Kampong Sunday, whilst the weather was the only winner in the three other games.
Dosti dominant after week four Dosti dominant after week four ( ) ZZZZ4:43 pmZZZZ
Dosti Amsterdam recorded their third emphatic win of the season, this time at Excelsior '20 Schiedam, to go 2 points clear at the top of the table.
Opinion still divided on top level schedule change Opinion still divided on top level schedule change ( ) ZZZZ5:09 pmZZZZ
The KNCB and various clubs share their experiences and assessment of the controversial Sunday to Saturday schedule change.
VCC Inaugurates Second Field with Night Match VCC Inaugurates Second Field with Night Match ( ) ZZZZ4:42 pmZZZZ
VCC will inaugurate its new second field tomorrow with a night T20 match. The match will be played between the Baggy Oranges and a Hague Select XI.
Dosti go top in Topklasee week three Dosti go top in Topklasee week three ( ) ZZZZ11:06 pmZZZZ
After a waterlogged week two the Dutch summer staged a welcome return on Saturday, and in glorious sunshine Topklasse cricket returned with it.
Indo-Dutch Cricket League marks fifth anniversary Indo-Dutch Cricket League marks fifth anniversary ( ) ZZZZ5:09 pmZZZZ
Eight teams are set to compete on the opening day on the 24th of May at Qui Vive.
Week two washout in Topklasse Week two washout in Topklasse ( ) ZZZZ8:14 pmZZZZ
Not a single ball was bowled in the Topklasse over the weekend, as persistent rain across the country forced the abandonment of all four fixtures.
Interview with Anton Roux Interview with Anton Roux ( ) ZZZZ2:42 pmZZZZ
Netherlands' Acting Interim Head Coach Anton Roux sits down with CricketEurope to talk about his vison for the team and the North Sea Pro-Series.
ACC bring in von Berg after Kuhn call-up ACC bring in von Berg after Kuhn call-up ( ) ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
ACC have recruited Titans legspinner Shaun von Berg as a replacement for fellow Titan Heino Kuhn, who was called up to join South Africa A's tour to Australia.
Tough start to Pro-Series for Dutch sides Tough start to Pro-Series for Dutch sides ( ) ZZZZ6:13 pmZZZZ
The Hurricanes and the Seafarers had a difficult opening weekend in the North Sea Pro-Series, only a 137 run partnership between Pieter Seelaar and Sebastiaan Braat preventing a Scottish whitewash over the four games.
Young talents shine in first Topklasse Weekend Young talents shine in first Topklasse Weekend ( ) ZZZZ1:28 pmZZZZ
It was a day for youth and newcomers as the new Topklasse season opened on Saturday, with a number of eye-catching performances from younger players and new signings.
Prospects on parade for Pro-Series opening Prospects on parade for Pro-Series opening ( ) ZZZZ8:49 amZZZZ
The North Sea Pro-Series is set to kick off this Sunday, the Hurricanes taking on the Reivers in Glasgow and the Seafarers facing the Highlanders at Voorburg.
Ahsan Malik interview Ahsan Malik interview ( ) ZZZZ3:03 pmZZZZ
Ahsan Malik sits down with Ashwin Kumar for an exclusive interview
Topklasse Season Preview Topklasse Season Preview ( ) ZZZZ12:44 amZZZZ
Ashwin Kumar looks ahead to the 2014 Topklasse
Royals enjoy a cricketing Kingsday in Amstelveen Royals enjoy a cricketing Kingsday in Amstelveen ( ) ZZZZ4:21 pmZZZZ
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima enjoyed an introduction to cricket as part of their Majesties' first Kingsday celebrations in Amestelveen on Saturday.
Domestic T20 Competition gets makeover Domestic T20 Competition gets makeover ( ) ZZZZ7:34 pmZZZZ
The SMT Shipping 2014 Dutch domestic T20 competition sees a slight change to the format.
North Sea Pro Series Fixtures announced North Sea Pro Series Fixtures announced ( ) ZZZZ6:37 pmZZZZ
The KNCB and Cricket Scotland today announced the dates and venues for the North Sea Pro Series
Scotland fixtures announced Scotland fixtures announced ( ) ZZZZ6:56 pmZZZZ
The KNCB has confirmed that the Netherlands will play three one day matches against Scotland in Glasgow later this year.
Tonight doesn't feel like an upset: Borren Tonight doesn't feel like an upset: Borren ( ) ZZZZ10:00 pmZZZZ
Netherlands captain says it wasn’t a complete surprise that the side beat an established nation in England, given the way it had played through the ICC World Twenty20
Stirring win gives Netherlands double delight Stirring win gives Netherlands double delight ( ) ZZZZ9:58 pmZZZZ
England loses to the Netherlands for second time in ICC World Twenty20 history, bowled out for 88 to go down by 45 runs
New Zealand keep cool to see off Dutch New Zealand keep cool to see off Dutch ( ) ZZZZ6:24 pmZZZZ
Brendan McCullum guided his side to a six wicket win with an over to spare over the Netherlands who, despite a determined effort with bat and ball, were never quite able to wrest control of the game from New Zealand.
Netherlands nerves grant South Africa reprieve Netherlands nerves grant South Africa reprieve ( ) ZZZZ3:18 pmZZZZ
A much improved Netherlands side looked on course to claim a comfortable victory over South Africa in Chittatong, only to collapse from a dominant position to a six run defeat.
Dutch dragged back down to Earth by Sri Lanka Dutch dragged back down to Earth by Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ3:42 pmZZZZ
Records were falling again today, but the boot was on the other foot for the Netherlands as a ruthless Sri Lanka attack scythed through the Dutch line up for just 39 runs - a total that took just 30 balls to overhaul.
The tragedy of Tim Gruijters The tragedy of Tim Gruijters ( ) ZZZZ8:54 pmZZZZ
A look at the replacement of Tim Gruijters in the Netherlands World Twenty20 squad.
Netherlands take Zimbabwe to the line Netherlands take Zimbabwe to the line ( ) ZZZZ5:18 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands narrowly missed out on a third full member T20 scalp, as Zimbabwe scraped a 5 wicket last ball win.
Gruijters Speaks Out Gruijters Speaks Out ( ) ZZZZ12:39 amZZZZ
Timothy Gruijters has released a statement claiming that he was pressured into undergoing a back scan to verify a long standing injury, in order to allow Tom Cooper to join the Dutch WT20 squad.
ICC clear KNCB in Gruijters case ICC clear KNCB in Gruijters case ( ) ZZZZ9:52 pmZZZZ
The ICC has said it will be taking no further action with regard to the controversy surrounding the replacement of Tim Gruijters with Tom Cooper.
Cooper Sr shines as Dutch cruise past UAE Cooper Sr shines as Dutch cruise past UAE ( ) ZZZZ6:13 pmZZZZ
Tom Cooper announced his arrival in Bangladesh by claiming two critical wickets and striking 34* from 26 to see the Netherlands beat the UAE by 6 wickets.
Board responds to Gruijters' statement Board responds to Gruijters' statement ( ) ZZZZ3:53 pmZZZZ
The KNCB responds to the statement released yesterday by Tim Gruijters, which alleged that he was pressured into withdrawing from the squad on grounds of injury to make way for Tom Cooper.
Tom Cooper called up to replace injured Gruijters Tom Cooper called up to replace injured Gruijters ( ) ZZZZ5:57 pmZZZZ
Tom Cooper will join the Netherlands squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh which begins next week, having been approved to replace the injured Tim Gruijters.
Hong Kong's Amjad dismantles Dutch Hong Kong's Amjad dismantles Dutch ( ) ZZZZ1:03 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands endured their second warm-up defeat, losing to Hong Kong by 27 runs as Haseeb Amjad claimed six wickets.
Afghanistan best Netherlands in Warm-Up Afghanistan best Netherlands in Warm-Up ( ) ZZZZ1:36 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands sank to a 36 run defeat in their curtailed warm-up match against Afghanistan.
Dutch Squad arrives in Bangladesh Dutch Squad arrives in Bangladesh ( ) ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands team has arrived in Chittagong ahead of the ICC World Twenty20, which begins next week.
Netherlands announce squad for T20WC Netherlands announce squad for T20WC ( ) ZZZZ2:48 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands have announced their Squad for the ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh next month. Despite speculation, neither Tom Cooper nor Ryan ten Doeschate will rejoin the team.
Tim de Leede appointed player-coach at Voorburg CC Tim de Leede appointed player-coach at Voorburg CC ( ) ZZZZ5:44 amZZZZ
Former Dutch international Tim de Leede has been appointed player-coach at the Voorburg CC for the 2014 season.
Leave the obituaries in the drawer Leave the obituaries in the drawer ( ) ZZZZ5:18 pmZZZZ
Reactions to the Dutch national team's failure in the World Cup Qualifier in New Zealand have been a strange mixture of despair and delight. Both miss the mark - argues Bertus de Jong.
New Zealander signs for Bloemendaal New Zealander signs for Bloemendaal ( ) ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
Bloemendaal have signed Canterbury all-rounder Ben Langrope for their Hoofdklasse campaign this summer.
From Taranaki to Sparta From Taranaki to Sparta ( ) ZZZZ2:24 pmZZZZ
Taranaki batting all-rounder Trent McGrath has signed for Hoofdklasse club Sparta 1888 for the coming season.
Netherlands lose ODI status Netherlands lose ODI status ( ) ZZZZ7:25 pmZZZZ
Following a disappointing showing in the World Cup Qualifiers in New Zealand, where they finished seventh, it has been confirmed that the Netherlands will lose their ODI status.
Smits steps down Smits steps down ( ) ZZZZ3:55 pmZZZZ
Jeroen Smits, following the failure of the Netherlands World Cup qualification campaign, has resigned his position on the KNCB board with immediate effect.
Netherlands extend Nepal's misery Netherlands extend Nepal's misery ( ) ZZZZ5:14 amZZZZ
The Netherlands extended Nepal's winless run in the tournament, wrapping up a seven wicket win in 31.5 overs.
Explosive Kenya sink Dutch dreams Explosive Kenya sink Dutch dreams ( ) ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
Pre-tournament favourites the Netherlands were sent crashing out of the World Cup Qualifier by a blitzkreig Kenyan batting dislplay.
Szwarczynski stars as Dutch trounce PNG Szwarczynski stars as Dutch trounce PNG ( ) ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
An unbeaten 129 from Eric Szwarczynski helped the Netherlands secure a 130 run victory over Papua New Guinea.
Viljoen stars in Namibian win Viljoen stars in Namibian win ( ) ZZZZ12:54 amZZZZ
Christi Viljoen's all-round performance handed Namibia a 91-run victory against Netherlands.
Netherlands open with win over Uganda Netherlands open with win over Uganda ( ) ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
An inspired bowling performance from Michael Rippon and fifties from Wesley Barresi and Peter Borren saw the Netherlands cruise to victory in their opening match against Uganda.
Gongs aplenty at inaugural KNCB Cricket Awards Gongs aplenty at inaugural KNCB Cricket Awards ( ) ZZZZ3:48 pmZZZZ
Thirteen prizes were awarded at the first annual KNCB Cricket Gala yesterday.
UAE send Netherlands to second defeat UAE send Netherlands to second defeat ( ) ZZZZ11:58 amZZZZ
The Netherlands slumped to a second defeat in the warm-ups to the world cup qualifier today, The UAE recording an effortless six wicket win.