Stories by tag: World Cup Super League

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gurbaz century sets up second Afghanistan victory

The second match of the Netherlands’ Super League series against Afghanistan largely followed the pattern of the first, but this time it was opener...

Afghanistan go one-up against battling Dutch in Doha

Short of match practice and missing nearly half a first-choice side, the Netherlands battled hard in difficult conditions in their Super League match in...

O’Dowd to miss Afghanistan Super League series

The Netherlands’ preparations for their Super League series against Afghanistan suffered a further blow on Wednesday with the announcement that opener Max O’Dowd would...

Dutch to take on Afghanistan in Doha

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced that its three Super League ODIs against the Netherlands will be played at the Asian Town Cricket Stadium...

Postponement of Dutch Super League series confirmed

It was confirmed on Saturday that Cricket South Africa and the KNCB had mutually agreed to postpone the remaining two matches of their three-match...

Rain has the last word in Centurion

With rumours of the premature abandonment of the series crackling around Centurion like a Highveld thunderstorm, Pieter Seelaar’s Dutch side put up a fine...

Floyd makes his case as Dutch men lose in Pretoria

Slow left-armer Clayton Floyd staked his claim for a place in the Dutch side to take on South Africa on Friday with a solid...

Cricket takes another backward step in Super League scrapping

The blandly-worded news from Tuesday’s meeting of the ICC Executive Board that ‘Following the expansion of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup to a...

Ireland: Vintage Porterfield lights up gloomy Malahide

On a day when Irish sporting fans' priorities were divided between London and Malahide, shortly after 4:30pm, it quickly became apparent why it was...

Super League: Ireland eye solace, South Africa keen on ascendency

14 years. A lot has changed since South Africa last visited Irish shores. Alex Cusack had just emerged as a revelation for the home...

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