Netherlands - Looking to gain experience in the big league

Netherlands - Looking to gain experience in the big league

Amsterdam, 12 Feb 2011: Preview of Netherlands

Predicted win odds: less than 5%

Netherlands have played in 3 world cups in 1996, 2003 and 2007. Peter Borren captains them this time with Peter Drinnen (Australia) their coach. They have a World Cup win-loss record of 2-12. They have had recent success after defeating Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in 2010.

Strengths: Ten Doeschate holds the batting together. Tom Cooper, who plays for South Australia, and Worcestershire's Alexi Kervezee provide good support

Weaknesses: The bowling attack is limited, and they lack any quality in the spin department.

Netherlands World Cup squad: Peter Borren (captain), Wesley Barresi, Mudassar Bukhari, Atse Buurman, Tom Cooper, Tom de Grooth, Alexei Kervezee, Bradley Kruger, Bernard Loots, Adeel Raja, Pieteer Seelaar, Eric Szwarczynski, Ryan ten Doeschate, Berend Westdijk, Bas Zuiderent

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