South African by birth, Dutch by origin, star of English County and global by Nature, Ryan ten Doeschate has emerged as one of the best allrounders in the current Cricketing era across the globe. His profile has the power of sharing big space in the Cricketing records. Check it.
Starting with Western Province, he plays county matches for Essex since 2003 as he holds EU citizenship. He represents a Global player in the current world of Cricket marooned by Twenty20 matches across the globe. He travels across the globe and now will travel to India also for IPL 2011 to represent different clubs, besides representing his national team Netherlands and main county team Essex.
Perceived as one of the best finisher of the game, his profile has many examples where he almost single-handedly pulled of victory for his team. With him as team member Essex has won many tournaments since 2006 and Netherlands has become ICC Associate level champions too.
Full Name: Ryan Neil ten Doeschate
Born: June 30, 1980
Birth Place: South Africa
Height: 5ft 11 in
National Team: Netherlands (due to Origin)
Player Type: All Rounder (right-hand batsman, right-arm medium-fast)
Club Cricket: Essex (England), Western Province, Mashonaland Eagles, Canterbury, Tasmania, Kolkata Knight Riders (for IPL 2011)
Other Sports: Rugby
ODIs 33 matches 1541 runs, avg 67, 5 100s, 9 50s, best 119
33 Matches 55 wickets, avg 24.12, best 4/31, catches 13
T20s 9 matches, 214 runs, avg. 42.80, 50s 1, best 56
9 matches, 12 wkts, avg. 20.08, best bowling 3/23, catches 3
3 matches 128 runs, 50s 2, 2 Catches
2nd Joint fastest to reach 1000 ODIs. Scored in 23 innings.
Highest Batting average in ODI by batsmen with more than 20 innings.
With 119 against England, he has the highest score by a player from Associate Nations against Test Playing nations.
259* Highest individual score in ICC Intercontinental Cup.
50 wkts First Dutch bowler to achieve the feat.
1353 runs Highest total by a Dutch player in ODIs
2010 Associate and Affiliate Player of the Year by ICC
2008 Associate and Affiliate Player of the Year by ICC
World Cup 2011 saw him scoring 2 centuries and one half-century in 6 innings he played. The statistics are displayed upto World Cup 2011.