Rod Lyall - Page 4

Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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KNCB begins to emerge from governance crisis

The first signs that the months-long governance crisis of the Dutch governing body, the KNCB, may be reaching a satisfactory conclusion appeared last week, with...

Myburgh lights up Seddon Park, but Blackcaps win again

New Zealand duly completed its three-nil victory over the Netherlands at Seddon Park, Hamilton on Monday, winning by 115 runs, maintaining its unbeaten Super League...

Van Beek and Klaassen give New Zealand an almighty scare

How, one might reasonably ask, is it possible to reduce an opponent to 32 for five inside ten overs of an ODI and still lose...

Tickner and Young star as Dutch lose in Mount Maunganui

New Zealand were a class too good for the Netherlands in the first match of their Super League series at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval on...

Dutch lose again in Napier

The course of Saturday’s second warm-up match at McLean Park in Napier may have been different but the outcome was the same, and it was...

Michael Bracewell too good for promising Dutch

Rain and bad light brought a premature end to proceedings in the initial warm-up match at McLean Park, Napier on Wednesday, but not before the...

Rippon added to Dutch squad in New Zealand

The Netherlands’ tough Super League assignment in New Zealand became a little easier with the announcement on Monday that 30-year-old Otago all-rounder Michael Rippon had...

O’Dowd, Myburgh and Van Beek back for Netherlands’ tour of New Zealand

There is a welcome injection of experience in the Netherlands squad to play a three-match Super League series and one T20 International in New Zealand,...

Ben Cooper retires from international cricket

Dutch cricket suffered a significant blow this weekend with the retirement from the international game of left-handed top-order batter Ben Cooper at the age of...

Afghanistan make it three out of three

Afghanistan duly completed their clean sweep with a 75-run victory in the third and final match against the Netherlands at Doha’s Asian Town Stadium on...

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