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William Porterfield      

Full name William Thomas Stuart Porterfield

Born September 6, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 32 years 175 days

Major teams Ireland, Gloucestershire, Ireland Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Warwickshire

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

William Thomas Stuart Porterfield
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 93 92 3 2628 112* 29.52 3976 66.09 7 12 269 18 46 0
T20Is 53 51 6 925 72 20.55 844 109.59 0 3 107 18 22 0
First-class 117 193 7 5729 186 30.80 12327 46.47 8 31 741 33 129 0
List A 212 209 7 6413 112* 31.74 8926 71.84 9 37 688 56 105 0
Twenty20 159 156 16 3663 127* 26.16 2982 122.83 1 19 411 82 70 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 93 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 117 4 108 138 2 1/29 1/29 69.00 7.66 54.0 0 0 0
List A 212 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 159 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC), Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Namibia at Dublin, May 17-20, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland v Hong Kong at Belfast, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2016 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warwickshire v Gloucestershire at Birmingham, Jun 22, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC), Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 Ireland v Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 20 Jan 2017 T20I # 588
2 Ireland v Scotland Dubai (DSC) 20 Jan 2017 T20I # 587
0 Ireland v U.A.E. Dubai (DSC) 18 Jan 2017 T20I # 583
6 Ireland v Namibia Abu Dhabi 17 Jan 2017 T20
17 Ireland v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 14 Jan 2017 T20I # 578
24 Ireland v Australia Benoni 27 Sep 2016 ODI # 3782
0 Ireland v South Africa Benoni 25 Sep 2016 ODI # 3780
4 Ireland v Hong Kong Bready 5 Sep 2016 T20I # 564
88, 29 Ireland v Hong Kong Belfast 30 Aug 2016 FC
5, 10 Warwcks 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Birmingham 22 Aug 2016 Other
Profile

While others - the likes of Morgan and Joyce and Rankin - have flirted with England, William Porterfield has remained an almost ever-present figure in Ireland's rise in international cricket. His country's top run-scorer in both ODI and T20I cricket, he could yet become Ireland's first Test captain.

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Jan 20, 2017

William Porterfield and Nawroz Mangal hold the tournament trophy ahead of the inaugural final, Afghanistan v Ireland, Desert T20, Final, Dubai, January 20, 2017

William Porterfield and Nawroz Mangal hold the tournament trophy ahead of the inaugural final

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Jan 20, 2017

Nawroz Mangal spins the coin toss in his final match for Afghanistan, Afghanistan v Ireland, Desert T20, Final, Dubai, January 20, 2017

Nawroz Mangal spins the coin toss in his final match for Afghanistan

© Peter Della Penna

Jan 17, 2017

Always sure-handed William Porterfield clings on to a catch at cover, Ireland v Namibia, Desert T20, Group A, Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2017

Always sure-handed William Porterfield clings on to a catch at cover

© Peter Della Penna

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008

ICC Associate Player of the Year 2009

Tour Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jun 20-24, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 12-16, 2014
Match drawn
Northants v Sri Lankans at Northampton - Jun 5-8, 2014
Match drawn
England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham - Jun 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - May 31, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 7 runs
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