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Netherlands squad for World Cup 2023 – Colin Ackermann, Paul van Meekeren and Roelof van der Merwe again

South Africa-born batter Sybrand Engelbrecht was additionally named within the 15-member squad. Engelbrecht, who will flip 35 subsequent week, first got here into the limelight for electrical fielding for South Africa through the 2008 Beneath-19 World Cup. He has performed 58 Listing A video games, scoring 1275 runs at a median of 45.53 and a strike price of 78.89, and 54 first-class video games and 45 T20s. The final of these matches, on the South African home circuit, was in 2016.

From the World Cup Qualifier squad, Michael Levitt, Vivian Kingma and Clayton Floyd have been unnoticed, whereas Noah Croes was named as a travelling reserve, alongside Kyle Klein.

Tim Pringle, who was listed initially to journey with the squad for the pre-tournament camp in Bengaluru between September 19 to twenty-eight, has been withdrawn.* “There’s really been a growth with Tim Pringle: He is picked up a few niggles, so he really will not be coming to the pre-World Cup camp in Alur,” head coach Ryan Prepare dinner mentioned. “He is clearly getting back from fairly an enormous operation and we’ve been monitoring his progress.” Pringle, 21, who performed for Netherlands within the T20 World Cup final 12 months in Australia, final performed this March, turning up for Northern Districts within the Plunkett Protect. Based on Prepare dinner, Pringle had suffered a fracture, however the nature of damage isn’t identified.
Left-arm seamer Fred Klaassen didn’t make it attributable to stress fracture. Klassen was additionally a part of the set of gamers who missed the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe attributable to county commitments. Prepare dinner mentioned that Klassen’s strengths as a new-ball bowler and left-am fast would little question be missed in India.

“Fred Klassen’s a real performer for the Netherlands. He has proven by means of all of the codecs, whether or not that be one-day cricket or T20 cricket, so he is an enormous one for us and would’ve fashioned a superb a part of our bowling assault there (in World Cup).

“Clearly, Fred could be gutted to overlook out, nevertheless it was the correct resolution taken by himself. It’s disappointing to not have him, however I am fairly assured that many of the bowlers will have the ability to take up that slack that he most likely leaves – his left-arm angle and swing and stuff up entrance is one thing that we actually get pleasure from having in our aspect. Having mentioned that, on the Qualifiers, these guys weren’t accessible both and the bowling assault fared properly.”

Requested whether or not it was a danger to incorporate simply 4 quick bowlers within the 15 throughout a protracted World Cup, Prepare dinner mentioned he was content material with the mixture.

“A number of the groups are clearly choosing totally different combos of gamers of their workforce,” he mentioned. “I feel India have additionally gone with that kind of 4 seamers plus some allrounders. I do not wish to give away an excessive amount of by way of what we have got up our sleeve going ahead.”

Prepare dinner additionally identified that it was a “incredible initiative” by the KNCB to ship Croes and Klein as growth gamers, however they weren’t travelling reserves which might imply they could possibly be drafted in as alternative for any injured participant.

Prepare dinner added that Netherlands’ aim was to make the semi-finals. “Any workforce that goes to a World Cup is trying to make the following stage of a World Cup, and on this case, that is the semi-finals. So we’re clearly trying to try to win as many video games as we are able to to place ourselves in place to compete to get into these semi-finals. I imagine that is one thing that we are able to do and one thing that the blokes are keen to place the work into to get that consequence.”

From the Qualifier match held in Zimbabwe in June-July, Netherlands and Sri Lanka have been the 2 groups to make it to the primary occasion, forward of the likes of West Indies, Eire and Scotland.

“Naturally, our planning and preparation for the World Cup began quickly after our qualification in Zimbabwe,” head coach Ryan Prepare dinner mentioned. “Having no bilateral fixtures after the qualifiers enabled us to plan for numerous eventualities in the course of the summer time. Over the previous few months the gamers and workers have been arduous at work with the complete squad being very devoted and detailed in direction of attaining our goal within the World Cup.

“We’ve got an thrilling combination of youth and expertise and a unified, cohesive tradition which permits these to precise their finest selves throughout the group.”

Netherlands final performed in an ODI World Cup in 2011. Wesley Barresi is the one member of the present squad to have featured in that version. This might be their fifth look within the match.

Netherlands squad for World Cup

Scott Edwards (capt, wk), Colin Ackermann, Shariz Ahmed, Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Ryan Klein, Bas de Leede, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, Teja Nidamanuru, Max O’Dowd, Vikram Singh, Saqib Zulfiqar
Travelling reserves: Noah Croes, Kyle Klein



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