The Netherlands cricket team is an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC). This team caused many upsets in the past. The Netherlands cricket team beat England in the 2009 T20 World Cup match on the last ball when two runs were required. They beat England again in the 2014 edition of the T20 World Cup. Before that, in the qualifiers, they defeated the future Test team Ireland by chasing down the target in minimum overs to qualify for the main round. The following list shows the top ten Netherlands cricketers with the highest runs in the One Day Internationals.
1. Ryan ten Doeschate
Ryan ten Doeschate is the most popular cricketer from the Netherlands cricket team. The right-hander has played many cricket leagues around the world, including IPL. Tendo began his ODI career in 2006 and played 33 ODIs matches, scoring 1541 runs at an average of 67. The right-hander hit nine half-centuries and five centuries in his ODI career with the highest score of 119.
2. Eric Szwarczynski
Szwarczynski made his ODI debut in 2006 and played 41 ODI matches for the Netherlands cricket team. The Dutch batter scored 1102 runs at an average of 29 with the help of ten half-centuries, and his best performance is 98 in the ODIs.
3. Bas Zuiderent
Bas Zuiderent made his first appearance for the Netherlands ODI team in 1996 and played his final ODI in 2011. Bas represented Dutch in 57 ODI matches and scored 1097 runs at an average of 23 with the help of eight half-centuries. Bas’ highest score in ODI matches is an unbeaten 77.
4. Peter Borren
Peter Borren is a former skipper of the Netherlands cricket team. Borren made his ODI debut in 2006 and was a part of 58 ODI matches, scoring 1004 runs at an average of 22. The all-rounder hit five half-centuries in his ODI career with the best score of 96.
5. Tom Cooper
Tom Cooper first represented the Netherlands ODI cricket team in 2010 and played his last ODI in 2013. Tom is known for playing franchise cricket, like Big Bash League. He wore the Dutch jersey in 23 ODI matches and scored 976 runs at an average of 48 with the help of eight fifties and one hundred. Cooper’s best performance of 101 runs came against Afghanistan.
6. Wesley Barresi
Wesley Barresi played as a wicket-keeper in the Netherlands cricket team. The right-handed batter made his Netherlands ODI debut in 2010 and represented them in 32 ODI matches, scoring 927 runs at an average of 35. Barresi played his last One Day International match in 2019 and made six half-centuries and one century in his ODI career with the highest score of an unbeaten 137.
Kervezee made his first appearance for the Netherlands cricket team in 2006 in ODIs. His ODI career lasted until 2012, in which he played 39 One Day International matches and scored 924 runs at an average of 28. The opening batter scored four half-centuries in his ODI career with the best score of 92.
8. Daan van Bunge
Bunge is a former Dutch all-rounder who represented his country in 37 ODI matches. The all-rounder made his ODI debut in 2002 and played until 2013. Bunge scored 633 runs at an average of 21 with the help of three half-centuries, and his highest score was 80.
9. Mudassar Bukhari
Bukhari represented the Netherlands cricket team in 46 ODI matches in an ODI career started from 2007 and played his last ODI match in 2014. The Dutch all-rounder scored 516 runs at an average of 17 with the help of two half-centuries. Bukhari’s highest score in his One Day International career was 71.
10. Darron Reekers
DJ Reekers played his first ODI match in 2006 and went on to play 19 ODI matches for the Netherlands. Reekers played his last ODI game for the Netherlands in 2009. The right-handed Dutch batter scored 481 runs at an average of 25 with the highest score of 104, his only score above 50.