The West Indies group is confirmed to tour the Netherlands for a one-day worldwide (ODI) tour for the very first time in Could-June 2022. Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Board (KNCB) introduced the match schedule for the first-ever ODI collection between the 2 sides.
The 2 groups will characteristic in three ODI matches from Could 31 to June 4 on the VRA Cricket Floor, Amstelveen. The three matches kind a part of the ICC ODI Tremendous League, the place West Indies and the Netherlands may have the chance to safe factors to attempt to safe one of many prime seven locations, excluding hosts India, to achieve automated qualification for the 2023 ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup.
It’s Going To Be Thrilling To Tour The Netherlands For The First Time: Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Graves
Johnny Grave, CEO of CWI stated: “We’ve got been working carefully with our colleagues at KNCB to place collectively this collection instantly after the IPL and we’re completely happy to now be capable of announce the match schedule. It’s going to be thrilling to tour the Netherlands for the primary time. It’s a quick tour, however we anticipate nice leisure throughout what guarantees to be a beautiful week of high quality cricket for the followers in The Netherlands.”
The West Indies at present stand at no.8 within the ICC ODI Tremendous League, profitable 5 of the 15 matches performed and shedding 10 of them giving them 50 factors. The Netherlands, however, are positioned on the backside of the desk with 2 wins from 7 matches and one no consequence, giving them 25 factors within the league, which determines which 10 groups will play within the ICC World Cup 2023 in India.
Excessive-Efficiency Supervisor of KNCB, Roland Lefebvre stated: “The KNCB could be very excited to welcome the West Indies cricket group again to the Netherlands. The final time the group visited our nation was in 1991, for 2 55-over pleasant matches, with the likes of Richards, Haynes, Ambrose, and Marshall current. These matches would be the second Cricket World Cup Tremendous League dwelling collection for the Dutch group and we look ahead to a terrific Caribbean model contest.”
Right here is the schedule for the three ODIs (all matches to be performed at VRA Floor):
Tuesday, Could 31: 1st ODI
Thursday, June 2: 2nd ODI
Saturday, June 4: third ODI