Bastiaan Zuiderent

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Bastiaan Zuiderent
Personal information
Full nameBastiaan Zuiderent
Born (1977-03-03) 3 March 1977 (age 42)
Utrecht, Netherlands
NicknameBas
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm medium
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 11)17 February 1996 v New Zealand
Last ODI11 March 2011 v India
T20I debut (cap 16)5 June 2009 v England
Last T20I13 February 2010 v Ireland
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2001–2003Sussex
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC List A
Matches 53 6 30 109
Runs scored 1,080 108 1,301 2,656
Batting average 25.71 21.60 29.56 29.18
100s/50s 0/8 0/0 2/9 4/16
Top score 77* 43* 149* 119
Balls bowled 12
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 0/15
Catches/stumpings 26/0 2/– 22/0 47/0
Source: Cricinfo, 15 May 2017

Bastiaan ("Bas") Zuiderent (born 3 March 1977) is a former Dutch cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler, he is one of very few Dutchmen, who appeared in six ICC events as well.

International career[edit]

At the age of 18, Zuiderent was selected in the Netherlands squad for their inaugural appearance at the Cricket World Cup in 1996. In his second World Cup match, he scored 54 against England at Peshawar.[1]

The following year, Zuiderent was selected in the Dutch squad for the 1997 ICC Trophy, but the team was unable to secure qualification for the 1999 Cricket World Cup.

Most notably, he missed the 2001 ICC Trophy competition in which the Netherlands earned qualification for the 2003 Cricket World Cup,[2] but he did later represent his country in all their matches at the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

After leaving Sussex, Zuiderent returned to the Netherlands and once again was a regular member of the national team. In the 2005 ICC Trophy, he scored three centuries and finished as the tournament's top run-scorer,[3] he produced a man of the match performance in the 5th/6th place play-off against the United Arab Emirates, carrying his bat and scoring 116 not out. The win ensured that the Netherlands would qualify for the 2007 Cricket World Cup and receive ICC funding and ODI status for four years.[4] Zuiderent was named as the Player of the Tournament.

In February 2007, Zuiderent was named in the Dutch squad for the 2007 Cricket World Cup.[5]

County career[edit]

In 1999, Zuiderent was signed by Sussex, and played for them up until the end of the 2003 season. During this period, he did not always appear regularly for the Netherlands team as he believed that playing in matches for Sussex would be more beneficial to his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England v Netherlands at Peshawar, 22 February 1996". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 31 January 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Zuiderent withdraws from Netherlands ICC Trophy squad". Cricinfo. 18 June 2001. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  3. ^ "ICC Trophy, 2005 Batting – Most Runs". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 11 March 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  4. ^ "Dutch courage seals Holland's future". Cricinfo. 11 July 2005. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  5. ^ "Netherlands named unchanged squad". 13 February 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2007.

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