Paul van Meekeren      

Full name Paul Adriaan van Meekeren

Born January 15, 1993, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Current age 26 years 276 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 32 9 1 39 18 4.87 40 97.50 0 0 0 3 6 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 47 17 4 57 18 4.38 61 93.44 0 0 2 3 14 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 32 30 608 734 32 4/11 4/11 22.93 7.24 19.0 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 47 44 850 1099 37 4/11 4/11 29.70 7.75 22.9 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 Oman v Netherlands at Al Amerat, Oct 9, 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 Oman v Netherlands at Al Amerat, Oct 9, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/29 Netherlands v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Oct 2019 Other T20
- Netherlands v Ireland Dubai (DSC) 14 Oct 2019 Other T20
3*, 1/11 Netherlands v Oman Al Amerat 9 Oct 2019 T20I # 924
0, 1/19 Netherlands v Nepal Al Amerat 7 Oct 2019 T20I # 920
1/26 Netherlands v Ireland Al Amerat 5 Oct 2019 T20I # 911
3, 2/32 Netherlands v Scotland Dublin (Malahide) 19 Sep 2019 T20I # 889
0/52 Netherlands v Scotland Dublin (Malahide) 16 Sep 2019 T20I # 884
0/40, 1/41 Smrst 2nd XI v Glam 2nd XI Taunton 20 Aug 2019 Other
1*, 2/40 Hawks v VK Brampton 11 Aug 2019 Other T20
1/42 Hawks v Wolves Brampton 10 Aug 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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Feb 17, 2019

Stuart Poynter hits Paul van Meekeren over the leg side for a last-ball six to win it, Ireland v Netherlands, Oman Quadrangular T20I Series, Al Amerat, February 17, 2019

Stuart Poynter hits Paul van Meekeren over the leg side for a last-ball six to win it

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Feb 16, 2017

Paul van Meekeren hastened Hong Kong's defeat with two wickets in the 48th over, Hong Kong v Netherlands, WCL Championship, Mong Kok, February 16, 2017

Paul van Meekeren hastened Hong Kong's defeat with two wickets in the 48th over

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Jan 15, 2017

Alex Dowdalls signals six after Naseem Khushi cleared the midwicket rope to end the 19th over, Netherlands v Oman, Desert T20, Group B, Abu Dhabi, January 15, 2017

Alex Dowdalls signals six after Naseem Khushi cleared the midwicket rope to end the 19th over

© Peter Della Penna