Tim de Leede

Country: Netherlands
Born: January 25, 1968, Leidschendam
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium
Playing role: Allrounder

Tim de Leede Bio

Timotheus Bernardus Maria De Leede, popularly known as Tim de Leede, is a former cricketer from the Netherlands who left an indelible mark on the cricketing world. Born and raised in Holland, Tim was a talented all-rounder who left his mark on both the national and international cricket scene.

Primarily known for his explosive batting skills and remarkable bowling, Tim de Leede played a crucial role as a middle-order batsman and an effective bowler during his career. He was admired for his hard-hitting abilities, which often set the tone for the Netherlands’ batting lineup. Tim had an impeccable sense of timing, combined with a powerful technique, enabling him to deliver remarkable innings.

Tim’s notable achievements include representing Northamptonshire, Sussex, and Surrey second elevens, which allowed him to gain valuable experience in the English county cricket circuit. Alongside his domestic commitments, Tim was an integral part of the Dutch national cricket team and participated in every World Cup his country played, embodying his commitment to his nation and the sport.

One of the defining moments in Tim de Leede’s career came during the 2003 World Cup match against India in Paarl, where he exhibited a phenomenal bowling performance that earned him the prestigious Man-of-the-Match award. Tim’s brilliant figures of 4 for 35 included the prized wicket of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Such a feat against a strong opponent highlighted Tim’s immense talent and determination.

Throughout the World Cup tournaments he participated in, Tim de Leede showcased his bowling prowess by dismissing renowned batsmen like Inzamam-Ul-Haq and Matthew Hayden. His ability to perform under immense pressure, combined with his consistent wicket-taking ability, made him a valuable asset to the Dutch team.

The 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean marked the culmination of Tim de Leede’s remarkable career as a player. It was a fitting swansong for the talented cricketer, both as an individual and as a part of the Dutch team. His dedication, passion, and commendable performances in international cricket continue to inspire aspiring cricketers in his home country.

Beyond the boundaries of the cricket field, Tim de Leede’s love for the sport led him to contribute to the growth and development of cricket in the Netherlands. After retiring as a player, he took up coaching and mentoring aspiring cricketers, passing on his vast knowledge and experience to the next generation.

As we reflect on Tim de Leede’s illustrious cricketing career, we recognize his significant contributions to the sport and his unwavering commitment to raising the profile of Dutch cricket on the world stage. His memorable performances will forever be etched in the annals of Netherlands cricket history, serving as an inspiration to both current and future generations of cricketers.

Tim de Leede Career Stats

Tim de Leede Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 29 25 1 400 58* 16.66 628 63.69 0 2 39 5 7 0
FC 1 2 0 23 23 11.5 59 38.98 0 0 4 0 0 0
List A 62 54 3 959 74 18.8 - - 0 5 - - 19 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Tim de Leede Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 29 29 1139 999 29 4/35 4/35 34.44 5.26 39.2 1 0 0
FC 1 1 78 21 0 - - - 1.61 - 0 0 0
List A 62 - 1992 1669 54 4/35 4/35 30.9 5.02 36.8 1 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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