Rod Lyall - Page 1

Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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KNCB gives women’s cricket a boost

The development of women’s cricket in the Netherlands took a significant step forward this week with the advertising of the post of national...

Dutch international strategy stays on course

There are few surprises in the Netherlands cricket winter squads announced at the end of last week, but it is evident that national...

All we are saying is, give youth a chance!

On 20 July 2003 a youngster named Paul Stirling made 65 not out as Ireland beat the Netherlands by seven wickets in Copenhagen.

The Netherlands adds another turf square

Dutch cricket acquired its eighth turf square last weekend with the launch of the new facility at Hermes-DVS’s Sportpark Harga complex in Schiedam.

Former Sri Lankan international Tony Opatha dies

Tony Opatha, the former Sri Lankan seam bowler who died on Friday at the age of 73, played a significant part in the...

‘T20, Jim, but not as we know it’ – Dutch T20 Cup finals day report

If you’re the kind of Twenty20 enthusiast who believes that the short format is only about massive sixes, shots of spectacular inventiveness and...

Dutch T20 Cup finals day – previews & live streaming

- updated with live stream links 5 Sep- The Dutch T20 Cup will be decided for the fourteenth time at...

A ‘Test’ by any other name would smell as sweet?

It’s fourteen years since Dave Richardson, then ICC general manager, floated an imaginative scheme for a three-tier, 20-team structure for Test cricket.

Cricket: lost in translation?

As cricket seeks to extend its reach to wider communities, to expand in countries where English is not the first language, the issue...

Dutch T20 Cup match ends in conflict

A violent incident in a Dutch T20 Cup match between Hoofdklasse side Hermes-DVS and Topklasse team Punjab in Schiedam on Friday evening led...

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Vanuatu to host high performance T10 competition

Vanuatu Cricket has announced that it will host a new high performance domestic T10 tournament. This tournament will aim to build on...

USA name Kevin Darlington and Mujtaba as Youth Coaches

USA Cricket has announced the appointment of Kevin Darlington as Men's Youth Coach and Asia Mujtaba as Women's Youth Coach.

Namibia development push continues to schools and Walvis Bay

Cricket Namibia has recently unveiled a plethora of announcements and additions to the cricketing landscape, and the momentum being built by the...

New indoor tournament set to thrill Jersey’s young cricketers

The Jersey Cricket Board have unveiled plans to increase female participation in the sport and aid female players reach their full potential...

Switzerland re-apply for ICC membership

Eight years after being suspended by the ICC, Cricket Switzerland has made its first steps in rejoining the ICC with an intent...

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