KNCB has unveiled full international Vivian Kingma as Assistant Coach to the seventeen strong KNCB Lions tour party for their forthcoming five-day, six-game Hilton Series in North East England.

Vivian will be supporting Head Coach Pierre Fletcher, and Subir Shrestha, Performance and Operations Manager, for the four-format tour as the Lions, continue their development towards the ICC European U19 World Cup Qualifiers in 2023.

The Lions’ fourteen players are selected from a record ten separate Netherlands clubs, showing the depth of talent right across Netherlands, with VCC providing the most with Cedric De Lange, Jacobus Nel, and Nirav Kulkarni.

In addition, the match officials for the Hilton Series have also been confirmed, with Senior Manager - Recreational Officiating at ECB David Elworthy, sending a personal note to wish good luck to those standing in the #thankyoukeyworkers T20 match.


  • Aaditt Jain VRA
  • Arnav Mishra Qui Vive
  • Cedric de Lange VCC
  • Gert Swanepoel Kampong
  • Jacobus Nel VCC
  • Jens Blankestijn Excelsior'20
  • Martijn Scholte HBS
  • Nirav Kulkarni VCC R
  • oman Harhangi VOC
  • Shirsak Banerjee VOC
  • Teun Kloppenburg HCC
  • Teun Leyer R&W
  • Udit Nashier VRA
  • Zinesh Master ACC

KNCB Tour Managers Pierre Fletcher, Head Coach Subir Shrestha, Performance and Operations Manager Vivien Kingma, Assistant Coach Danny Phillips, Video Analysis (Mon-Tue)

Hilton Series Officials John Holland (Series Director) Dennis Wing (Billingham SCC Manager) Mark Eland (Umpire) Paul Leadbitter (Umpire) Babar Noor (Umpire) Stephen Mordue (Umpire #thankyoukeyworkers T20) Danny Phillips (Video Analysis)

The 2022 Hilton Series match schedule will be released next week, along with how to follow live score updates from the series.