Paul van Meekeren

Paulvan Meekeren

Right-Handed Batsman, Right-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

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Paul joined Somerset in July 2016 and made his First Class debut shortly afterwards against Pakistan. He made an immediate impression, taking 3 for 78 in the visitors first innings.

Paul went on to make his T20 and List-A debuts for the Club in the 2016 season, catching the eye in a NatWest T20 Blast fixture at Cardiff where he bowled with genuine pace. In total Paul has played 15 T20I’s for his native Holland with an impressive bowling average of 17.14 and an economy of 5.71. He has played a further two ODI’s for his country.

At the end of the season Paul signed a two year contract with Somerset. During 2017 Paul played in one Championship match, 5 NatWest T20 Blast games and one Royal London One-Day Cup game.

In 2018 Paul played in one Championship match and four RLODC games.

Specsavers County Championship Division One 2017

Batting
Games
1
Innings Batted
2
Runs Scored
1
Batting Average
1.00
Not Out
1
Fifties Scored
0
Hundreds Scored
0
Highest Runs Scored
1
Balls Faced
10
Fours Scored
0
Sixes Scored
0
Strike Rate
10.00
Bowling
Innings Bowled
2
Total Overs Bowled
34.0
Total Balls Bowled
204
Wickets Taken
4
Bowling Average
33.00
Best Bowling
4 for 60
Economy Rate
3.88
Five Wickets
0
Ten Wickets
0
Catches
1

Royal London One-Day Cup 2017

Batting
Games
1
Innings Batted
0
Runs Scored
0
Batting Average
0
Not Out
0
Fifties Scored
0
Hundreds Scored
0
Highest Runs Scored
0
Balls Faced
0
Fours Scored
0
Sixes Scored
0
Strike Rate
0
Bowling
Innings Bowled
1
Total Overs Bowled
4.0
Total Balls Bowled
24
Wickets Taken
1
Bowling Average
28.00
Best Bowling
1 for 28
Economy Rate
7.00
Five Wickets
0
Ten Wickets
0

NatWest T20 Blast 2017

Batting
Games
5
Innings Batted
2
Runs Scored
2
Batting Average
1.00
Not Out
0
Fifties Scored
0
Hundreds Scored
0
Highest Runs Scored
1
Balls Faced
4
Fours Scored
0
Sixes Scored
0
Strike Rate
50.00
Bowling
Innings Bowled
5
Total Overs Bowled
13.2
Total Balls Bowled
80
Wickets Taken
2
Bowling Average
58.50
Best Bowling
1 for 23
Economy Rate
8.77
Five Wickets
0
Ten Wickets
0
Catches
3
Batting - First Class Matches
3
Batting - First Class Innings
5
Batting - First Class Not Outs
2
Batting - First Class Runs
7
Batting - First Class HS
6
Batting - First Class Average
2.33
Fielding - First Class Catches
1
Batting - List A Matches
6
Batting - List A Innings
4
Batting - List A Not Outs
3
Batting - List A Runs
22
Batting - List A HS
10
Batting - List A Average
22
Fielding - List A Catches
1
Batting - T20 Matches
7
Batting - T20 Innings
7
Batting - T20 Not Outs
0
Batting - T20 Runs
4
Batting - T20 HS
1
Batting - T20 Average
1
Fielding - T20 Catches
3
Bowling - First Class Overs
91
Bowling - First Class Maidens
22
Bowling - First Class Runs Conceded
326
Bowling - First Class Wickets
8
Bowling - First Class Best
4-60
Bowling - First Class Average
40.75
Bowling - First Class 5WI
0
Bowling - List A Overs
24.1
Bowling - List A Maidens
1
Bowling - List A Runs Conceded
150
Bowling - List A Wickets
4
Bowling - List A Best
3-32
Bowling - List A Average
37.50
Bowling - T20 Overs
15.2
Bowling - T20 Maidens
0
Bowling - T20 Runs Conceded
135
Bowling - T20 Wickets
2
Bowling - T20 Average
67.50

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