Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 30 years 178 days

Major teams Ireland, Gloucestershire, Ireland Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex 2nd XI, Nottinghamshire, Rangpur Riders, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Surrey, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Relation Father - BA O'Brien, Brother - NJ O'Brien, Sister - CM O'Brien

Kevin Joseph O'Brien
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 77 70 10 1955 142 32.58 2359 82.87 2 8 164 51 37 0
T20Is 37 33 7 399 42* 15.34 340 117.35 0 0 31 16 14 0
First-class 30 41 4 1185 171* 32.02 1922 61.65 1 7 147 26 25 0
List A 137 126 21 3152 142 30.01 3854 81.78 3 12 255 86 61 0
Twenty20 123 109 23 1911 119 22.22 1454 131.43 1 6 145 90 47 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 77 64 2152 1766 63 4/13 4/13 28.03 4.92 34.1 2 0 0
T20Is 37 26 471 550 26 3/35 3/35 21.15 7.00 18.1 0 0 0
First-class 30 32 1619 777 27 5/39 6/54 28.77 2.87 59.9 2 1 0
List A 137 111 3698 3210 98 4/13 4/13 32.75 5.20 37.7 3 0 0
Twenty20 123 77 1250 1552 68 4/22 4/22 22.82 7.44 18.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Hampshire at The Oval, Jun 28-Jul 1, 2014 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Warwickshire at Birmingham, Aug 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11 Surrey v Warwickshire Birmingham 23 Aug 2014 T20
11 Red Steel v Tallawahs Basseterre 13 Aug 2014 T20
0, 1/29 Red Steel v Hawksbills Basseterre 9 Aug 2014 T20
2 Red Steel v Tridents Basseterre 7 Aug 2014 T20
9 Red Steel v Zouks Gros Islet 2 Aug 2014 T20
55* Red Steel v Zouks Port of Spain 27 Jul 2014 T20
32, 4/22 Red Steel v Tallawahs Port of Spain 26 Jul 2014 T20
0/14, 4 Red Steel v Amazon Port of Spain 24 Jul 2014 T20
90* Red Steel v Hawksbills North Sound 20 Jul 2014 T20
19 Red Steel v Amazon Providence 17 Jul 2014 T20
Profile

Younger brother of Niall, the Ireland wicketkeeper, Kevin O'Brien wrote his name into Irish cricketing lore with a magical innings against England on a balmy March evening in Bangalore. Entering the fray with his team in a perilous position chasing a mountainous 327, he smashed a 50-ball century - the fastest in World Cup history - to set up a historic three-wicket win. Though that knock made his name, O'Brien had already established himself as a competent allrounder, bowling medium pace and batting in the middle order, in limited-overs cricket at Associate level.

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Jul 27, 2014

Kevin O'Brien plays a pull shot, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel v St Lucia Zouks, CPL 2014, Port-of-Spain, July 27, 2014

Kevin O'Brien plays a pull shot

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Jul 26, 2014

Kevin O'Brien exults after taking a wicket, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel v Jamaica Tallawahs, CPL 2014, Port of Spain, July 26, 2014

Kevin O'Brien exults after taking a wicket

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Jul 20, 2014

Kevin O'Brien fights off a short ball, Antigua Hawksbills v Red Steel, CPL 2014, North Sound, July 20, 2014

Kevin O'Brien fights off a short ball

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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013

Tournament Results
Dhaka v Chittagong at Dhaka - Feb 19, 2013
Dhaka won by 43 runs
Chittagong v Royals at Dhaka - Feb 18, 2013
Chittagong won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Chittagong v Royals at Dhaka - Feb 17, 2013
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Chittagong v Rajshahi at Dhaka - Feb 16, 2013
Chittagong won by 4 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Dhaka v Royals at Dhaka - Feb 15, 2013
Dhaka won by 4 runs
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