Netherlands to host New Zealand for two T20Is in August


It continues NZ’s lengthy journey throughout Europe, following up from excursions to England, Scotland and Eire

New Zealand are set to play two T20Is in Netherlands this August. In an announcement by the 2 boards, it was confirmed that they are going to be going through the hosts on August 4 and 6 on the Voorburg Cricket Membership in The Hague.

“The possibility to play the perfect white-ball groups on the planet has at all times been the objective for this group. To check our younger gamers in opposition to them, in addition to showcasing our abilities in entrance of our residence followers is so extraordinarily thrilling,” Netherlands coach Ryan Campbell mentioned. “The Black Caps coming to The Netherlands once more exhibits the respect we’re constructing in world cricket and I hope all Dutch followers come out and benefit from the contest.”
New Zealand coach Gary Stead added that Full Member groups enjoying Affiliate nations was essential for the expansion of their sport.

“We’re actually excited to be touring the Netherlands,” he mentioned. “Taking part in in opposition to Affiliate groups as a Full Member nation is a very necessary a part of serving to them develop, and that may solely profit the world sport long run.”

The 2 groups are additionally at the moment engaged in a bilateral collection in New Zealand, with Netherlands touring for a one-off T20I and three ODIs. Whereas the T20I was deserted as a result of rain, the hosts received the primary ODI comfortably to take a 1-0 lead within the collection. Thus far, they’ve confronted one another solely 5 occasions throughout codecs.
The tour of Netherlands continues New Zealand’s journey throughout Europe, as they’re first as a result of tour England for 3 Exams beginning June 2, adopted by three ODIs and T20Is every in Ireland from July 10, after which they visit Scotland for 2 T20Is and a solitary ODI. And simply 4 days after concluding their Scotland collection, they face Netherlands within the first of two T20Is.

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