T20 World Cup 2024: Big Names Omitted As Netherlands Name Their 15-Man Squad, Scott Edwards Remains Captain

T20 World Cup 2024: Big Names Omitted As Netherlands Name Their 15-Man Squad, Scott Edwards Remains Captain

The Netherlands have announced their 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Aayushman VishwanathanUpdated: Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 09:51 AM IST
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The Netherlands cricket team. | (Credits: Twitter)

The Netherlands have announced their squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 squad. While Scott Edwards remains the captain of the side, veteran cricketers Roelof van der Merwe and Colin Ackermann could not find any place in the squad. Instead, youngsters like Tim Pringle, Kyle Klein, and Michael Levitt have been selected in the 15-man squad.

Levitt announced himself on the biggest stage when he slammed 135 off 62 deliveries against Namibia during the tri-series also involving Nepal earlier this February. The right-handed batter aggregated 247 runs in the series in 4 innings, averaging an astonishing 61.75, making him a handy addition to the squad.

Scott Edwards will reprise his role as captain and lead a squad that includes key players like Bas de Leede, Logan van Beek, and Paul van Meekeren. The Dutch delivered a a spirited performance in the 2023 World Cup, defeating sides like South Africa and Bangladesh. They will hope to put on another stellar show in the upcoming edition.

Netherlands' 15-man squad for T20 World Cup 2024:

Scott Edwards (c), Aryan Dutt, Bas de Leede, Daniel Doram, Fred Klaassen, Kyle Klein, Logan van Beek, Max O'Dowd, Michael Levitt, Paul van Meekeren, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Teja Nidamanuru, ⁠⁠Tim Pringle, Vikram Singh, Viv Kingma, Wesley Barresi.

The Dutch are clubbed with South Africa, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh in Group D for he showpiece event.

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