The Dutch national cricket team is a men's national cricket team that plays for the Netherlands domain and runs by the Royal Dutch Cricket Association. Between January 1, 2006, to February 1, 2014, the Dutch national cricket team enjoyed the complete position of ODI. They also acquired the status of Twenty20 Internationals in June 2014, having played their first game in this way in 2008. Following the Cricket World Cup qualifier of March 2018, the Dutch team regained its ODI status. They took this position before the tournament for winning the ICC World Cricket League Championship 2015-17 and thus qualified for ICC ODI League 2021-22, and will remain in that position until the Cricket World Cup qualifier of 2022. Here are the top ten best players in the Dutch cricket team in first-class cricket-
1. Peter Borren
In July 2006, Borren played for the first time in the Netherlands national cricket team in the One Day International match against Sri Lanka. Borren also played for the Netherlands A team and the Under-23 team. Peter has the worst bowling record in the history of the Twenty20 International match with a 29.2 strike rate in his cricket career.
2. Tom De Grooth
His top first-class score was 196 runs in the Netherlands squad against Bermuda in the ICC Intercontinental Cup of 2007-08. In 2010, Tom was among the first three cricketers to be granted contracts with the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (Royal Dutch Cricket Board).
3. Wesley Barresi
Barresi (born May 3, 1984) is a South African-born cricket player who was an international cricket player in the Netherlands squad. Wesley is a right-handed batsman and also hits right-arm off-break bowls. In February 2021, Barresi announced his retirement from cricket.
4. Alexei Kervezee
In 2006, he played his first List A cricket match for the Dutch cricket team against the Indian cricket team and Pakistani cricket team in Abu Dhabi. The Netherlands squad was severely beaten in both the games, but Alexei's 26th and 25th scores were the highest in each Netherlands inning.
5. Ben Cooper
During the ICC World Cricket League Championship of 2015-17, Ben Cooper stroked his first century in List A cricket. He became the highest run-hitter in any World Cricket League by making 236 runs, striking with Wesley Barresi.
6. Mudassar Bukhari
Mudassar led the Netherlands cricket, either the One Day International (ODI) or Twenty20 International levels. Mudassar plays as an efficient all-rounder who sometimes works as a good bowler. Mudassar made his debut in the Netherlands squad in the first match against Canada.
7. Tom Cooper
Tom is a middle-order right-handed batsman and right-arm off-spinner bowler in the Netherlands squad. In addition to representing the Netherlands, he has also represented the Australian cricket team in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He is the older brother of Dutch cricket player Ben Cooper.
8. Thomas Heggelman
Heggelman (born January 16, 1987) is a Dutch cricket player. He played for the Netherlands in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament of 2014. Heggelman is an all-rounder, right-handed batsman, and right-arm medium bowler in the Netherlands squad.
9. Atse Buurman
Buurman (born March 21, 1982) is a Dutch One Day International cricket player. He is a wicket-keeper, but when he played for the first time in the Netherlands in 2007, he was played like a professional batsman.
10. Mark Jonkman
Mark (born March 20, 1986) is a professional Dutch cricket player. Mark is a right-arm fast bowler who has been inspired by Brett Lee, an Australian fast bowler.