VRA Cricket Academy Amsterdam

VRA Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in Amstelveen, the Netherlands as the home of VRA Amsterdam since 1939. It has a limit of 4,500 observers and consistently plays host to the Netherlands home recreations in the World Cricket League, Intercontinental Cup, and CB40.  This ground was first utilized for global cricket when the Netherlands played New Zealand in 1978. It has facilitated numerous One Day Internationals (ODIs) incorporating a match in the 1999 Cricket World Cup and the Videocon Cup in 2004 between India, Pakistan, and Australia. It was likewise utilized in the 1990 ICC Trophy, the first to be played outside England.

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VRA Cricket Ground has facilitated some striking minutes in Dutch cricket, including a three-run win for the Netherlands over an England XI that highlighted future England skippers Alec Stewart and Nasser Hussain in 1989. In July 2006, the Netherlands played Sri Lanka in their first home ODI, and the guests scored 443/9 from their 50 overs, which at that point was the most astounding group aggregate in ODI cricket.

It is situated in Amsterdamse Bos, the first ground includes an AAA standard turf wicket, while the second and third grounds have a counterfeit wicket and are utilized in the winter by Amsterdamsche Hockey and Bandy Club. This arena has facilitated a One Day International (ODI) coordinate amid the 1999 Cricket World Cup.  It was chosen to have Nepal’s first ever ODI amid their Netherlands visit in August 2018.

The VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen (close Amsterdam) was the second Dutch ground to introduce a grass wicket. The 5-strip square has been utilized for some VRA home matches, a few practice matches for Dutch XIs, and has just observed worldwide consideration. The South African visiting party played the Dutch national group here in July 1998. The initial 3-day coordinate was represented on this ground in August 1998, when India ‘A’ visited The Netherlands for a progression of matches. The field turned into an authority ODI ground amid the World Cup in 1999, when it facilitated the game between South Africa and Kenya.  From 21-28 August 2004 the Videocon Cup ODI competition was played at VRA Cricket.

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