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Thinus Fourie      

Full name Marthinus Jacobus Fourie

Born July 23, 1979, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa

Current age 35 years 152 days

Major teams Ireland, Ireland A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 7 5 3 42 19* 21.00 51 82.35 0 0 4 1 1 0
First-class 3 2 1 6 6* 6.00 13 46.15 0 0 0 0 3 0
List A 17 13 5 132 30 16.50 208 63.46 0 0 12 2 3 0
Twenty20 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 6 16.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 7 5 179 128 1 1/33 1/33 128.00 4.29 179.0 0 0 0
First-class 3 6 330 197 6 3/31 3/40 32.83 3.58 55.0 0 0 0
List A 17 15 653 479 12 3/41 3/41 39.91 4.40 54.4 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 1 18 16 1 1/16 1/16 16.00 5.33 18.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v India at Belfast, Jun 23, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, Jul 31, 2008 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Canada v Ireland at Leicester, May 22-23, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Netherlands v Ireland at Rotterdam, Jul 9-12, 2008 scorecard
List A debut Ireland A v Sri Lanka A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 24, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, Jul 31, 2008 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Ireland v Bangladesh A at Eglinton, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/50, 18 Ireland A v Scotland A Amstelveen 28 Aug 2008 Other OD
88*, 1/35 Ireland A v Denmark A Amstelveen 27 Aug 2008 Other OD
1/33 Ireland A v Neth A Amstelveen 26 Aug 2008 Other OD
- Ireland v Scotland Dublin 31 Jul 2008 ODI # 2739
0/25 Ireland v Italy Dublin 29 Jul 2008 Other OD
0/14 Ireland v Norway Dublin 25 Jul 2008 Other OD
1/25, 1/46 Ireland v Netherlands Rotterdam 9 Jul 2008 FC
19*, 1/33 Ireland v Scotland Aberdeen 2 Jul 2008 ODI # 2729
1/20 Ireland v Bangladesh A Bangor 29 Jun 2008 LA
1, 1/16 Ireland v Bangladesh A Eglinton 27 Jun 2008 T20
Profile

Cape Town-born Thinus Fourie is a middle-order batsman and brisk medium-pace bowler who first played for Ireland in 2004 but had to wait until 2007 to break into the international side. His first-class debut came in the Intercontinental Cup final where he took 3 for 31 in Canada's first innings, and a month later he made his ODI debut in a double-header against South Africa and India. He coaches at Dublin's Gonzaga College.
Cricinfo staff June 2007

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Jun 21, 2007

Thinus Fourie drops a catch during Ireland's training session, Belfast, June 21, 2007

Thinus Fourie drops a catch during Ireland's training session

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May 22, 2007

Thinus Fourie removes Sandeep Jyoti's off stump, Canada v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup final, Grace Road, May 22, 2007

Thinus Fourie removes Sandeep Jyoti's off stump

© Martin Williamson

May 22, 2007

Thinus Fourie and the slip cordon all appeal ... in vain, Canada v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup final, Grace Road, May 22, 2007

Thinus Fourie and the slip cordon all appeal ... in vain

© Martin Williamson

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