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Scott Edward, Player of the Match from the Netherlands

Scott Edward was awarded the Man of the Match award in the match against South Africa. The unexpected result of the play astonished the spectators. It was between the top-notch team of South Africa, who did not lose any of the matches until this point. On the contrary, the Netherlands was on the other side, and they did not win any.

The memorable match was played between South Africa and the Netherlands on October 17, 2023. Furthermore, the 15th match of the ICC ODI World Cup was played in Dharamsala. In the beginning, the match was delayed due to rain.

So to overcome the issue, the overs were decreased. Both teams were given 43 overs to play. The Netherlands were having their first turn. However, they scored 245 with the loss of eight wickets.

Yet all the credit for this high score goes to Scott Edwards. None of the other players could score more than 30. Another exciting fact about his performance was that he was not dismissed until the end of the inning.

Furthermore, his innings included 10 boundaries and one six. Yet he played with a strike rate of 113.04. Here, the personal and professional details of Scott Edward will be discussed.

Personal Information of Scott Edward

Scott Andrew Edwards was born on August 23, 1996. Tonga was his place of birth. Moreover, a 27-year-old batsman is the wicketkeeper of the Netherlands team. Moreover his father was working while he grew up in Australia. Yet he studied at Emmaus College. Furthermore he was qualified for the Netherlands through Dutch Grandmother. So he holds the dual citizenship of Netherlands and Australia. 

Personal information of Scott Edward

NameScott Andrew Edwards 
Date of BirthAugust 23, 1996.
Place of BirthTonga
Batting StyleRight Handed Batting
Role in TeamWicket Keeper Batsman
Personal Information

International Career of Scott Edward

 Scott Edward made his international cricket debut in 2018 through T20I. In June 2018, he was added to the international squad for the T20I of the Tri-Nation Series. Moreover, he played his debut T20I against Ireland.

Moreover, just two months later, in August 2018, he played his debut ODI series against Nepal. Later on, in July 2019, he participated in the European Cricket League. Thus honored as the fastest player to make a T10 century. However, he scored 137 against 39 balls.

Moreover, he was also added to the ICC T20 World Cup qualifier tournament in 2019. It was played in the UAE. Furthermore, before the beginning of the tournament, the ICC named him a player to watch in the Netherlands squad.

It is to be noted that in April 2020, he was named among the most popular Dutch players added to the senior squad. Moreover, he was named captain of the Netherlands A team before their matches against the Irish Wolves.

Edward was added to the Netherlands squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Another important fact about his career is that he made three consecutive ODI half centuries against England in June 2022. Thus, these matches were played at VRA Ground Amsterdam.

International Details of Scott Edward

National TeamNetherlands since 2018
ODI DebutAugust 1, 2018 against Nepal
Last ODIOctober 17, 2023 against South Africa
T20I DebutJune 12, 2018 against Ireland
Last T20INovember 6, 2022 against South Africa
International Information

Scott Edward’s Career Statistics


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Domestic Career of Scott Edward

He played club cricket for Richmond in Victorian Premier Cricket. However, prior to that, he was associated with Blackburn South Cricket and Highton Cricket Club. However, at a Dutch cricket club, he played for Excelsior’20.

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