Rod Lyall - Page 32

Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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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. Local council plans...

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 development of...

‘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 bowlers suffering...

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 Voorburg’s Westvliet ground on Saturday, with...

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. There would be an...

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 of communication...

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 to the...

Curtailed Dutch Pro Series finishes under cloudy skies with two more Seafarers wins

The 2020 Pro Series ended on a somewhat anticlimactic note on Thursday, with the Seafarers winning their second T20 against the Hurricanes in as many...

Cooper, Braat star in Dutch Pro Series’ first week

Back when I was taking part in my school’s cross-country running programme, sixty years ago, the master in charge used to claim that his goal...

The slope of the playing field – FM v AM ODI matches

‘All we’re really sayin’,’ sing the wonderful Irish duo the Duckworth Lewis Method, ‘is it doesn’t really feel / Like we’re all playin’ on a...

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