Rod Lyall - Page 2

Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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Great achievements, but Dutch face new challenges

There may have been a slow start, but by the end of the Super 12 phase the Dutch men’s side had achieved all that could...

Determined Dutch shock the Proteas

The Netherlands have produced some remarkable performances in World T20 Cups, but none had been more significant that Sunday’s 13-run victory over South Africa at...

Dutch women head to Thailand

A strong Dutch women’s team will travel to Thailand later this month to play four ODIs and four T20 Internationals against the Thai women at...

Dutch pace attack spearheads the win over Zimbabwe

An outstanding effort by the Netherlands’ five-man pace attack at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday set up the side’s first victory of the Super 12...

Pakistan blow the Dutch away

Facing one of the finest pace attacks in the world on a quick and bouncy Perth pitch was in its way as alien, and alienating,...

India outclass the battling Dutch

Dutch teams may have become used to even their home games being played in front of overwhelmingly opposition supporters – their Super League series against...

Dutch flunk a test they could have passed – T20 World Cup

The Dutch have made something of a speciality recently of competing valiantly with Full member opponents before going down to a narrow defeat; but few...

Namibia come so close, but Waseem wins it for UAE

In the end it was Namibia who fell at the final hurdle, victims of an inexcusably cruel competition structure and an inspired, resurgent performance by...

Dutch fall short despite Van Meekeren and O’Dowd heroics

There was a definite air of inevitability about events at Kardinia Park on Thursday, as Sri Lanka asserted their historic superiority over the Netherlands and...

Sri Lanka restore order as UAE crumble

If the batters had until now found conditions on Kardinia Park’s drop-in pitches less than ideal, Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka showed on Tuesday evening...

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