Wednesday , July 17 2024

The star all-rounder said goodbye to the cricket world in the middle of the T20 World Cup

Netherlands lost to Sri Lanka by 83 runs in the T20 World Cup 2024. With this, the journey of the Netherlands team in the T20 World Cup 2024 has come to an end. Star all-rounder Sybrand Engelbrecht has announced his retirement after the Netherlands were eliminated from the T20 World Cup. The Royal Dutch Cricket Association gave this information in a statement.

Played for South Africa in the Under-19 World Cup

Sybrand Engelbrecht was born in 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He made his international debut for the Netherlands in 2023 at the age of 35. He played for South Africa in the 2008 Men's Under-19 World Cup. After that tournament, Sybrand Engelbrecht played in all three formats of South African domestic cricket for the Cape Cobras from 2008/09 to 2015/16 and for Western Province from 2009/10 to 2016/17 and performed well, but was not given a chance to play in the men's senior team.

well done to the team

Sybrand Engelbrecht has always been known for his brilliant batting. He single-handedly won many important matches for the Netherlands team. Last year when the Netherlands team qualified for the ODI World Cup 2023. After this Sybrand Engelbrecht was selected. He was the team's top scorer in the tournament. He scored 300 runs in eight innings with the help of two half-centuries. Sybrand Engelbrecht was the top scorer for the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup 2024 with 98 runs in four innings.

Played many matches in career

Sibrand Engelbrecht, who retired at the age of 35, did not have a long career. In his career, he scored 385 runs in 12 ODIs and 280 runs in 12 T20I matches. Apart from this, he has scored 3067 runs in 54 first class matches. He also scored a total of 7 centuries in first class matches.