All-rounder Rien ten Deutsche has retired from international cricket after the Netherlands failed to make the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup. The Netherlands were knocked out by Namibia in the first round match. Ten Deutsche did not play a formality match against Sri Lanka on Friday. He said in a statement issued by Cricket Netherlands, ‘It was a difficult tour but it was good to be part of the team. The professionalism and commitment of this team is inspiring. I would like to thank the players, coaches and all the people of the cricket association.
Was part of KKR team in IPL
Ryan ten Deutsche played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL from 2011 to 2015 and was a member of the trophy winning teams in 2012 and 2014. Deutsche played 29 matches for Kolkata, scoring 326 runs at an average of 23.28 and taking 2 wickets.
Made his ODI debut in 2006
South African-born Ten Deutsche made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2006 at Amstelveen. He scored 1541 runs in 33 ODIs while adding 533 runs in 24 T20Is. He scored 119 against England and 106 against Ireland in the 2011 World Cup.
Netherlands made second lowest score
Thanks to the excellent bowling of their bowlers, Sri Lanka piled up the Netherlands () for 44 runs in the 12th match of Group A in 2021 ( ). This is the second lowest score by a team in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Sri Lanka won the toss and invited the Netherlands to bat first at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The team of Netherlands ( ) were bundled out for 44 runs in just 10 overs. His 9 batsmen could not even touch the double figure. Sri Lanka won this match by 8 wickets.
[Attribution to NBT]