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Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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Betty Timmer to stand down as KNCB chair

With the papers so far circulated for the Spring General Meeting of the KNCB on 14 April comes confirmation that Betty Timmer is standing down...

Netherlands: Men’s Topklasse and Women’s Hoofdklasse to start on 1 May

After a further round of consultation with the clubs the KNCB is pressing ahead with its plans for men’s Topklasse and women’s Hoofdklasse competitions under...

Tristan Stubbs to join Excelsior Schiedam

As preparations continue for the scheduled start of the Dutch Topklasse on 1 May, Schiedam club Excelsior ’20 have announced that they will have 20-year-old...

Party time for Netherlands clubs Quick Haag and ACC

Two of the leading clubs in the Netherlands, Quick Haag and ACC, are celebrating important milestones this month. Quick was established as a football club 125...

Switzerland, Czechia ring domestic changes

As European eyes turn towards the new season in hope that despite the ravages of COVID-19 some cricket will be possible, the game’s governing bodies...

Dutch domestic cricket competitions in a time of COVID-19

With a curfew still in place, more than 4000 new COVID-19 cases per day and hundreds still in intensive care, the Netherlands, like much of...

Dutch unveil ambitious 2021 international cricket programme

Unfazed by the pandemic which continues to afflict Europe, the KNCB has announced the Dutch international cricket programme for 2021, covering the boys’ and...

Dutch cricket needs the Spirit of 1940

On 10 May 1940 German troops invaded the Netherlands, as part of Adolf Hitler’s drive to control the North Sea coast and ultimately to conquer...

Wesley Barresi calls it a day

Long-serving Dutch batsman Wesley Barresi has announced his retirement from all cricket at the age of 36. Between his first appearance in Dutch colours in 2009...

Voorburg add Logan van Beek to squad

Dutch Topklasse contenders Voorburg have further strengthened their squad for the possibly-coming season by signing 30-year-old Wellington and Netherlands allrounder Logan van Beek. Van Beek has...

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