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Pieter Seelaar      

Full name Pieter Marinus Seelaar

Born July 2, 1987, Schiedam

Current age 27 years 364 days

Major teams Netherlands, Hermes DVS

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Pieter Marinus Seelaar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 37 21 10 97 34* 8.81 184 52.71 0 0 8 2 11 0
T20Is 27 9 2 27 9* 3.85 35 77.14 0 0 1 1 14 0
First-class 19 33 7 508 81* 19.53 1027 49.46 0 2 51 6 5 0
List A 100 57 22 383 34* 10.94 653 58.65 0 0 21 10 32 0
Twenty20 44 18 8 116 25 11.60 113 102.65 0 0 7 4 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 37 37 1685 1329 42 4/15 4/15 31.64 4.73 40.1 1 0 0
T20Is 27 24 444 466 23 4/19 4/19 20.26 6.29 19.3 1 0 0
First-class 19 29 2420 1420 34 5/57 5/57 41.76 3.52 71.1 0 1 0
List A 100 4166 3350 99 4/15 4/15 33.83 4.82 42.0 2 0 0
Twenty20 44 40 732 785 29 4/19 4/19 27.06 6.43 25.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Netherlands v Sri Lanka at Amstelveen, Jul 6, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Canada v Netherlands at Mount Maunganui, Jan 28, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Kenya v Netherlands at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Netherlands v Nepal at Amstelveen, Jun 30, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Netherlands v Bermuda at Pretoria, Nov 21-24, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Netherlands v Papua New Guinea at Amstelveen, Jun 16-18, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Netherlands v Warwickshire at Rotterdam, May 3-4, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Netherlands v Papua New Guinea at Amstelveen, Jun 24, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kenya v Netherlands at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Netherlands v Nepal at Amstelveen, Jun 30, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6, 0/11 Netherlands v Nepal Amstelveen 30 Jun 2015 T20I # 424
22, 2/23 Netherlands v P.N.G. Amstelveen 24 Jun 2015 LA
2/13, 0 Netherlands v P.N.G. Rotterdam 22 Jun 2015 LA
31, 0/0, 15, 0/13 Netherlands v P.N.G. Amstelveen 16 Jun 2015 FC
0/32, 5 Seafarers v Hurricanes Deventer 3 Jun 2015 Other T20
1/19, 66* Seafarers v Hurricanes Deventer 3 Jun 2015 Other T20
5 Seafarers v Hurricanes Voorburg 2 Jun 2015 Other T20
15, 1/29 Seafarers v Hurricanes Voorburg 2 Jun 2015 Other T20
1/24, 34 Seafarers v Reivers Ayr 20 May 2015 Other T20
35, 1/13 Seafarers v Reivers Ayr 20 May 2015 Other T20
Profile

Nurtured by the Dutch youth system from Under-15 level, Pieter Seelaar made his debut as a canny 18-year-old left-arm spinner but found fame, momentarily, for his penguin dance after dismissing England captain Paul Collingwood in Netherland's historic win in the opening game of the 2009 World Twenty20. Seelaar is not a great spinner of the ball but his economy rate is good and, despite being just 21 years old, knows his game well. He missed out on the World Cup in 2007 but was impressive in India four years later, dismissing both Kevin Pietersen and Sachin Tendulkar and finishing as Netherlands' leading wicket taker. Seelaar's favourite player is another left-arm spinner who started young - Daniel Vettori.
Sahil Dutta May 2011

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Mar 12, 2014

Pieter Seelaar took 1 for 13 against Afghanistan, Afghanistan v Netherlands, World T20 warm-up, Chittagong, March 12, 2014

Pieter Seelaar took 1 for 13 against Afghanistan

© ICC

Nov 15, 2013

Pieter Seelaar celebrates in style with Peter Borren, Afghanistan v Netherlands, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Group B, Sharjah, November 15, 2013

Pieter Seelaar celebrates in style with Peter Borren

© International Cricket Council

Aug 29, 2013

Team-mates congratulate Netherlands bowler Pieter Seelaar, Canada v Netherlands, World Cricket League Championship, King City, August 29, 2013

Team-mates congratulate Netherlands bowler Pieter Seelaar

© Eddie Norfolk

Tournament Results
Jamaica v Trinidad & T at Bridgetown - Jan 22, 2012
Trinidad & T won by 63 runs
Barbados v Windward Is at Bridgetown - Jan 22, 2012
Windward Is won by 7 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Barbados v Trinidad & T at Bridgetown - Jan 21, 2012
Trinidad & T won by 5 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
Jamaica v Windward Is at Bridgetown - Jan 21, 2012
Jamaica won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Barbados v Comb C&C at Bridgetown - Jan 20, 2012
Barbados won by 9 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Jamaica v Netherlands at Bridgetown - Jan 20, 2012
Jamaica won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
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