Ryan ten Doeschate apologizes after he came to know that he has better ODI average than Virat Kohli and Babar Azam
Ryan Ten Doeschate averages 67 in ODI cricket.
Updated - Oct 4, 2019 6:40 pm
In world cricket, there has always been a race among the top batsmen to prove their point that they are best at their traits. Currently, there are quite a few batsmen like Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Joe Root who come under a group of fab four. These players are seriously dominating the cricketing world with their willow but then comes batsman from the Netherlands who has left Virat Kohli behind in batting average which looks pretty funny but it’s true.
Ryan ten Doeschate, the former player of Netherlands who has featured in 33 ODIs and 13 T20Is and managed to get more than 1800 international runs as well as 68 international wickets. He had a great career with his national team and is one of the best cricketers in the Netherlands.
Doeschate took his retirement after World Cup 2011. In that mega-event, he got two centuries out of which one came against the English team which is recorded as the best knock of his career. In 2017 he came out of his retirement to play a T20I series against Nambia, and his last national appearance came against Ireland during a T20I match.
Dutch player comes up with a hilarious tweet
The Dutch all-rounder came across a tweet of ESPN Cricinfo, which put him under a surprise and it was a fact that was new to the player from the Netherlands. The tweet shows the picture of players with the highest average with a minimum of 1000 international runs. In that list, the Dutch player has defeated, Virat Kohli and Babar Azam.
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) October 1, 2019
Doeschate had an average of 67, followed by Virat Kohli (60) and Babar Azam (54.55). After going through the tweet, he came out with a hilarious reply to it asking apologies to the players involved in it.
Apologies to all involved.
— Ryan ten Doeschate (@rtendo27) October 1, 2019
Later this tweet caught the eye of Sri Lanka cricketer Dilshan Munaweera who applauded the Dutch cricketer with a tag of “GOAT” in his tweet.
— Dilshan Munaweera (@dilshanSD24) October 1, 2019
The all-rounder has recently was a part of the Essex T20 Blast and County team that won titles this year. He also featured in the Indian Premier League for Kolkata Knight Riders for five seasons and he was fortunate to be part of their campaign in 2012 and 2014 when they lifted the title.