Rod Lyall - Page 33

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

Dutch Pro Series: First Week Preview

With the abandonment of the projected international series against Denmark and Scotland the KNCB has opted for an expanded Pro Series of eight matches, split...

The World Cup Super League: Only the ignorant can be surprised

On the face of it, the fact that well-established cricket commentators should apparently be shocked by the qualifying system for the 2023 World Cup is...

Are Irish pastures calling?

Sometimes, as Fred Klokker said when he floated the idea on Emerging Cricket’s recent podcast, inspiration comes from nowhere in the middle of a conversation. And...

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