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Paul van Meekeren
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Paul van Meekeren

Netherlands|Bowler
Paul van Meekeren

INTL CAREER: 2013 - 2021

Full Name

Paul Adriaan van Meekeren

Born

January 15, 1993, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Age

28y 160d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast medium

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

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.
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Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI7729421872/282/2831.144.4442.00000
T20I45438891061474/114/1122.577.1618.90200
FC8141346785214/605/7537.383.4964.00100
List A494717611390493/213/2128.364.7335.90000
T20605711311426524/114/1127.427.5621.70200
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODI7543615*36.005367.92001010
T20I4511244184.8844100.000013140
FC8143106349.6330334.980013020
List A49291512415*8.8520460.780071110
T206019562184.426595.380033220
Paul Adriaan van Meekeren
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Photos


Paul van Meekeren erupts after claiming another big wicket
Paul van Meekeren claimed Muhammad Usman edging behind to put himself on a hat-trick
Paul van Meekeren celebrates his first wicket of the day
Paul van Meekeren celebrates after Fred Klaassen's catch gave him another wicket
Stuart Poynter hits Paul van Meekeren over the leg side for a last-ball six to win it
Paul van Meekeren hastened Hong Kong's defeat with two wickets in the 48th over