Netherlands Women’s squad for T20I and T10I series against Ireland and Jersey Announced

The Netherlands Women’s team last participated in a tri-series involving Scotland and Thailand in July 2023. The series was played in the Netherlands in the T20I format. The home side just managed to get a couple of victories under their belt in the four games they played.

Netherlands Women's Cricket Team
Netherlands Women’s Cricket Team

The Netherlands are now set to play a three-match T20I series against Ireland that commences on 14th August. The home series for the Netherlands will also involve a three-match T10I series (Matches played in a 10-over format), that will commence on 22nd August in Kampong. The T10I series will be followed by a three-match T20I series against Jersey that begins on 24 August 2023.

Ireland Women’s team was recently involved in a three-match ODI series against Australia in July, losing by a margin of 2-0. As far as the T20Is are concerned, they last played against the West Indies in a three-match series in which they lost by a margin of 3-0 away from home.

Netherlands squad for the T20I series against Ireland:

Heather Siegers (C), Robine Rijke, Hannah Landheer, Phebe Molkenboer, Eva Lynch, Iris Zwilling, Babette de Leede (wk), Caroline de Lange, Frederique Overdijk, Isabel van der Woning, Mikkie Zwilling, Merel Dekeling, Carlijn van Koolwijk, Fenna Vermeire

Netherlands Squad for the T10I series against Jersey:

Iris Zwilling (C), Robyn van Oosterom, Hannah Landheer, Robin Schmidt, Myrthe van den Raad, Jolien van Vliet (wk), Sanya Khurana, Caroline de Lange, Donna Polet, Isabel van der Woning, Mikkie Zwilling, Merel Dekeling, Carlijn van Koolwijk, Fenna Vermeire

The series against Ireland and Jersey will be Shane Deitz’s last assignment with the Netherlands national women’s team as the head coach of the side. He’ll take over as the head coach of the West Indies women’s team later this month. “We have a few new faces from last year’s U19 squad who have been training hard and will give us some fresh energy and excitement. Also for the future, we are creating some quality depth in our squad which is essential in creating a world-class team.

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“We then take on Jersey who are a young talented team that we haven’t seen before but will give us great prep for our World Cup qualifier in Spain in September.” The Netherlands’s women’s team head coach Shane Deitz said on developing the bench strength ahead of their World Cup qualifiers in September.

(Quotes sourced from Netherlands Press Release)

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