Sybrand Engelbrecht Signs Off From International Cricket After Superhero Catch In T20 World Cup 2024

Netherlands’ Sybrand Engelbrecht retires from International Cricket. The 35-year-old batter has confirmed that he will be stepping down from playing international cricket. Englebrecht hails originally from South Africa and has played his first matches for the Netherlands in 2023, participating in a total of 12 ODIs and 12 T20Is.

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The Netherlands lost their last match in ICC T20 World Cup 2024 as they faced off against Sri Lanka and lost the match by 83 massive runs despite the players, including Englebrecht trying so hard.

Sybrand Engelbrecht announces retirement

After his impressive and almost hero-like save of Angelo Mathews’ boundary, Sybrand Engelbrecht has become widely popular on the social media landscape for his excellent fielding.

The 35 year old cricketer had gone viral within hours, after he jumped off in the air to save a sixer, throwing the ball away before he fell outside the boundary line, proving his calculative And athletic skill set in the game.

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Engelbrecht has now announced retirement from international cricket right after Netherlands’ exit from the T20 World Cup. The Netherlands team was situated 4th on the Group D points table.

Engelbrecht’s performance for the Netherlands team

Sybrand Engelbrecht had already retired from all forms of cricket back in 2016 to focus on his career in finance and project management, and started playing in the Netherlands after moving there in 2021.

By 2023, he was part of the Netherlands squad and was selected for the 2023 ODIs. WC in India.He retired at the age of 35, having played exactly half of his international cricket at the World Cup – eight of his 12 ODIs and four of his 12 T20s. He finished with 385 ODI runs at an average of 35.00, two fifties and 280 T20Is at 31.11 and a strike rate of 132.70.

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He was Holland’s highest run-getter in this T20 World Cup with 98 runs at 24.50, including 40 and 33 in the loss to full members South Africa and Bangladesh.

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Netherlands’ Sybrand Engelbrecht retires from International Cricket. The 35-year-old batter has confirmed that he will be stepping down from playing international cricket. Englebrecht hails originally from South Africa and has played his first matches for the Netherlands in 2023, participating in a total of 12 ODIs and 12 T20Is.

The Netherlands lost their last match in ICC T20 World Cup 2024 as they faced off against Sri Lanka and lost the match by 83 massive runs despite the players, including Englebrecht trying so hard.

Sybrand Engelbrecht announces retirement

After his impressive and almost hero-like save of Angelo Mathews’ boundary, Sybrand Engelbrecht has become widely popular on the social media landscape for his excellent fielding.

The 35 year old cricketer had gone viral within hours, after he jumped off in the air to save a sixer, throwing the ball away before he fell outside the boundary line, proving his calculative And athletic skill set in the game.

Engelbrecht has now announced retirement from international cricket right after Netherlands’ exit from the T20 World Cup. The Netherlands team was situated 4th on the Group D points table.

Engelbrecht's performance for the Netherlands team

Sybrand Engelbrecht had already retired from all forms of cricket back in 2016 to focus on his career in finance and project management, and started playing in the Netherlands after moving there in 2021.

By 2023, he was part of the Netherlands squad and was selected for the 2023 ODIs. WC in India.He retired at the age of 35, having played exactly half of his international cricket at the World Cup - eight of his 12 ODIs and four of his 12 T20s. He finished with 385 ODI runs at an average of 35.00, two fifties and 280 T20Is at 31.11 and a strike rate of 132.70.

He was Holland's highest run-getter in this T20 World Cup with 98 runs at 24.50, including 40 and 33 in the loss to full members South Africa and Bangladesh.

Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, and Instagram