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Paul van Meekeren      

Full name Paul Adriaan van Meekeren

Born January 15, 1993, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Current age 26 years 330 days

Major teams Netherlands, Netherlands Under-13s, Netherlands Under-15s, Netherlands Under-19s, Winnipeg Hawks

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Paul Adriaan van Meekeren
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 5 3 3 30 15* - 40 75.00 0 0 1 0 0 0
T20Is 41 9 1 39 18 4.87 40 97.50 0 0 0 3 11 0
First-class 8 14 3 106 34 9.63 303 34.98 0 0 13 0 2 0
List A 45 26 13 118 15* 9.07 191 61.78 0 0 7 1 10 0
T20s 56 17 4 57 18 4.38 61 93.44 0 0 2 3 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 5 5 210 161 4 2/30 2/30 40.25 4.60 52.5 0 0 0
T20Is 41 39 817 945 47 4/11 4/11 20.10 6.94 17.3 2 0 0
First-class 8 14 1346 785 21 4/60 5/75 37.38 3.49 64.0 1 0 0
List A 45 43 1607 1262 44 3/21 3/21 28.68 4.71 36.5 0 0 0
T20s 56 53 1059 1310 52 4/11 4/11 25.19 7.42 20.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Netherlands v South Africa at Amstelveen, May 31, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Deventer, Jun 19, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Kenya v Netherlands at Windhoek, Apr 20, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Netherlands v Papua New Guinea at Dubai (DSC), Nov 2, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Canada v Netherlands at King City (SW), Aug 22-24, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester, May 4-7, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Netherlands v Kent at Deventer, May 10, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Deventer, Jun 19, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Kenya v Netherlands at Windhoek, Apr 20, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Netherlands v Papua New Guinea at Dubai (DSC), Nov 2, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/34 Netherlands v P.N.G. Dubai (DSC) 2 Nov 2019 T20I # 997
1/36 Netherlands v Ireland Dubai (DSC) 1 Nov 2019 T20I # 994
2/13 Netherlands v U.A.E. Dubai (DSC) 29 Oct 2019 T20I # 986
1/27 Netherlands v Scotland Dubai (DSC) 27 Oct 2019 T20I # 983
3/26 Netherlands v Bermuda Dubai (DSC) 26 Oct 2019 T20I # 974
0/12 Netherlands v P.N.G. ICCA Dubai 24 Oct 2019 T20I # 963
2/20 Netherlands v Singapore ICCA Dubai 22 Oct 2019 T20I # 956
3/16 Netherlands v Namibia ICCA Dubai 19 Oct 2019 T20I # 942
3/27 Netherlands v Kenya ICCA Dubai 18 Oct 2019 T20I # 937
1/29 Netherlands v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Oct 2019 Other T20
Profile

Paul van Meekeren drew attention to himself during the World Twenty20 qualifiers in 2016 when he produced a spell of 4 for 11 against Ireland. A trial match at Taunton Vale, plus the success of his Dutch compatriot Timm van der Gugten at Glamorgan, was enough for Somerset to offer him a short-term deal midway through the 21016 season which they extended to a two-year deal until the end of the 2018 season. He made his Somerset first-class debut against the Pakistan tourists and followed up with T20 and List-A debuts for the Club in the same season, catching the eye in a NatWest T20 Blast fixture at Cardiff where he bowled with genuine pace. The following season, in his sole Championship appearance, he took four wickets on debut against Essex at Chelmsford.
ESPNcricinfo staff

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Oct 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren erupts after claiming another big wicket, UAE v Netherlands, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier playoffs, Dubai, October 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren erupts after claiming another big wicket

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Oct 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren claimed Muhammad Usman edging behind to put himself on a hat-trick, UAE v Netherlands, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier playoffs, Dubai, October 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren claimed Muhammad Usman edging behind to put himself on a hat-trick

© Peter Della Penna

Oct 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren celebrates his first wicket of the day, UAE v Netherlands, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier playoffs, Dubai, October 29, 2019

Paul van Meekeren celebrates his first wicket of the day

© Peter Della Penna