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Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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Jeremy Bray heads to Vanuatu

Denmark’s head coach and former Ireland international Jeremy Bray (47) has been appointed Vanuatu’s new national coach, as successor to Shane Deitz. Deitz, now CEO of...

Former Dutch international Dick Kramer dies at 76

Former Quick Haag stalwart and Dutch international Dick Kramer has died in Den Haag at the age of 76. Kramer was an all-round sportsman, first playing...

Multi-Day Cricket, Full Membership, and the Netherlands

The new ICC rules mean that it is possible to become a Full Member without becoming a Test-playing nation, and that is the path that the Dutch governing body, the KNCB, has chosen in its bid to graduate from the Associate ranks within the next five years.

Emerging cricket one hundred years ago

A century ago the world was recovering from a War to End All Wars and a global influenza pandemic, but outside the ICC’s then three...

2020: The year that mostly wasn’t

2020 should have been the year of Twenty20, with the Women’s World Cup in the shortest format in February and March balanced by the men’s...

Youth strategy remains an issue for Dutch cricket

One recurring topic at the recent general meeting of the KNCB was the importance of stepping up the recruitment of Dutch youth cricket players, both...

Vanuatu CEO Shane Deitz appointed Dutch women’s coach

The Dutch governing body, the KNCB, has announced the appointment of 45-year-old Australian-born Shane Deitz as the first full-time women’s coach in the country’s history....

Netherlands eyes Full Membership by 2025/26

The Netherlands will seek to become an ICC Full Member by 2025/26, the chair of the Dutch governing body (KNCB), Betty Timmer, announced at its...

The Netherlands gets a second indoor cricket centre

A few years ago travellers on the 199 bus route in Amstelveen, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, would encounter in the late afternoon a beturbaned...

Why Imran Khwaja is the best choice for ICC Chairperson

We have reached an historic moment: for the first time in the 111-year existence of the International Cricket Council, we have a candidate for the...

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