NZ vs NED: New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches

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NZ vs NED: New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches
NZ vs NED: New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches

NZ vs NED: New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches

NZ vs NED: Following an exciting series against South Africa, New Zealand will take a break from Test match cricket to prepare for a one-off T20 and three-match ODI series against the Netherlands.

The one-off T20 will be held on Friday, with the three-match ODI series beginning on March 29. After announcing his retirement earlier this year, veteran Blackcaps hitter Ross Taylor is set to make his final appearance in international cricket. His experience will be helpful to a very young New Zealand team.

For players like Michael Bracewell and wicketkeeper-batsman Dane Cleaver, the series will be their first call-up. Bracewell, 31, led the season’s Super Smash scoring charts with 369 runs, while Cleaver came in second with 368 runs.

NZ vs NED: New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches
New Zealand gear up to face Netherlands in white-ball matches

Meanwhile, Logan van Beek, who has won back-to-back Super Smash titles with the Wellington Firebirds. And Fred Klaassen, who has also played club cricket in New Zealand. Both have chosen in the Netherlands team for the next series.

Stephan Myburgh and Max O’Dowd, who were not in the team. For the Dutch’s most recent ODI series against Afghanistan in Doha in January 2022, are also returning.

Beginning March 25, the New Zealand-Netherlands series will aired live on Amazon Prime Video.

New Zealand Squad:

Tom Latham (c) (wk), Doug Bracewell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Dane Cleaver (wk) (T20 only), Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson (ODI only), Scott Kuggeleijn (T20 only), Henry Nicholls (ODI only), Ben Sears (T20 only), Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor (ODI only), Blair Tickner, and Will Young.

Netherlands Squad:

Pieter Seelaar (c), Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Scott Edwards (wk), Bas de Leede, Vikramjit Singh, Aryan Dutt, Logan van Beek, Philippe Boissevain, Brandon Glover, Fred Klaassen, Ryan Klein, Clayton Floyd, Boris Gorlee, and Shariz Ahmad.