Bas de Leede Named as ICC Males’s Affiliate Cricketer of the Yr 2023

Bas de Leede (picture: KNCB)

The Worldwide Cricket Council has named the Males’s Affiliate Cricketer of the Yr 2023.

ICC Males’s Affiliate Cricketer of the Yr 2023

The Dutch participant Bas de Leede was named the ICC Males’s Affiliate Cricketer of the Yr 2023 after his spectacular efficiency on the World Cup 2023 Qualifier and ODI World Cup in India.

Bas De Leede joins two-time winner Ryan Ten Doeschate and turns into the second Dutchman to obtain the award.

It was a memorable 12 months for Dutch cricket within the ODI as they handed by way of the qualifiers to edge Zimbabwe, West Indies, and Scotland to play within the ODI World Cup fundamental event.

The Netherlands gained matches in opposition to South Africa and Bangladesh within the event. He was the important thing participant of their bowling line-up, and he additionally moved his batting as much as one other stage, taking one of many essential knocks in the course of the 12 months 2023. He smashed a ton in opposition to Scotland within the qualifiers.

Bas de Leede claimed 16 wickets within the World Cup starting with a four-wicket haul in opposition to Pakistan. He scored 139 runs within the event making his half-century in opposition to Pakistan.

“I am accepting the award, however I feel many of the Dutch boys would have been in rivalry for it. So it is a cool technique to end off an important 12 months for The Netherlands.

“ my performances, it is in all probability the very best I’ve performed for Holland, which I am very grateful for. I am glad to have put in some performances to make that occur there.”

Scoring a century and taking a five-wicket haul in ODI had solely been achieved by 4 gamers earlier than July 2023. He joined the checklist because the fifth member after Viv Richards, Amelia Kerr, Paul Collingwood, and Rohan Mustafa.

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