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Ryan Ten Doeschate To End His Illustrious Career At The End Of 2021

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Ryan Ten Doeschate

The Netherlands international and former Essex captain,also a former KKR player, will retire from professional cricket at the end of 2021.

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South Africa-born all-rounder ten Doeschate, who turned 41 in June, joined Essex in 2003

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after impressing the then coach Graham Gooch during a pre-season game in South Africa.

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He went on to make 554 appearances across all formats for the club over 19 seasons, scoring a massive 17,046 runs and taking 348 wickets.

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He has played 33 ODIs and 22 T20Is for the Netherlands and was recently named in their 15-man squad

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He was Netherlands’ second-highest scorer as they defended their title at the T20 World Cup qualifiers in 2019.

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Tom Westley, the current Essex captain and ten Doeschate’s close friend, said: “It’s difficult to begin to put into words Tendo(fondly called) retiring.

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