Tim de Leede

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Tim de Leede
Personal information
Full name
Timotheus Bernardus Maria de Leede
Born25 January 1968 (1968-01-25) (age 55)
Leidschendam, South Holland, Netherlands
BowlingRight-arm medium
RelationsFrans de Leede (father)
Bas de Leede (son)
Babette de Leede (niece)
International information
National side
ODI debut(cap  5)17 February 1996 v  New Zealand
Last ODI22 March 2007 v  Scotland
ODI shirt no.5
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Runs scored40023959
Batting average 16.6611.5018.80
Top score58* 2374
Balls bowled1,139781,992
Wickets 29054
Bowling average 34.4430.90
5 wickets in innings 00
10 wickets in match00
Best bowling4/354/35
Catches/stumpings 7/–0/–19/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 February 2018

Timotheus Bernardus Maria de Leede (born 25 January 1968) is a Dutch former cricketer who had a long One Day International (ODI) career of 11 years for the Dutch national side. A right-handed all-rounder, he played for the Netherlands at the 1996, 2003, and 2007 World Cups.


Coaching career

In January 2015, de Leede was appointed as the head coach of the France national cricket team. He coached the side at the 2015 European Twenty20 Championship. [1]

Personal life

De Leede's grandparents were among the first to open a supermarket in the Netherlands. Both his parents played cricket. [2] He has six children. [3] His son, Bas de Leede, plays cricket for the Netherlands. [4] His niece Babette de Leede plays for the women's national cricket team. [2]

He worked for a Dutch telecom company, and usually had to take vacation time or unpaid leave to play in cricket tournaments. As of 2023, he owns and manages a cricket equipment store in Nootdorp. [2]

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