Niall O'Brien      

Full name Niall John O'Brien

Born November 8, 1981, Dublin

Current age 34 years 232 days

Major teams Ireland, Ireland Under-19s, Kent, Northamptonshire, Rangpur Riders

Nickname Paddy

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 7 in

Education Marian College Dublin

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

Niall John O'Brien
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 74 73 8 1954 80* 30.06 2759 70.82 0 15 172 16 49 7
T20Is 30 28 2 466 50 17.92 475 98.10 0 1 40 7 17 10
First-class 164 261 26 8356 182 35.55 14987 55.75 14 45 464 46
List A 199 177 21 4765 121 30.54 6109 77.99 3 30 153 34
Twenty20 145 126 18 2320 84 21.48 2079 111.59 0 5 203 41 81 35
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 164 18 19 2 1/4 1/4 9.50 6.33 9.0 0 0 0
List A 199 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 145 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Ireland at Harare, Oct 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Netherlands at Dharamsala, Mar 13, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, Apr 16-19, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Leicestershire at Canterbury, May 29-Jun 1, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Warwickshire v Leicestershire at Birmingham, Jun 7, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Middlesex at Maidstone, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Leicestershire v Durham at Leicester, Jun 4, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1* Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 7 Jun 2016 LA
0c/0s, 43 Leics v Durham Leicester 5 Jun 2016 LA
1c/0s, 33* Leics v Durham Leicester 4 Jun 2016 T20
4, 1c/0s Leics v Derbyshire Derby 3 Jun 2016 T20
31, 0c/0s Leics v Kent Canterbury 29 May 2016 FC
39, 1c/0s Leics v Yorkshire Leeds 27 May 2016 T20
13, 1c/0s, 17, 2c/0s Leics v Worcs Leicester 22 May 2016 FC
13, 0c/0s Leics v Northants Leicester 20 May 2016 T20
17, 3c/0s, 48*, 0c/0s Leics v Northants Leicester 8 May 2016 FC
5c/0s, 55, 3c/0s Leics v Sussex Hove 1 May 2016 FC
Profile

Niall O'Brien, a left-handed batsman and wicketkeeper renowned for his competitiveness and relentless chirping behind the stumps, played the innings that forced the cricketing world to take note of Ireland. His magnificent 72, which were over three-quarters of Ireland's runs while he was at the crease, underpinned the St Patrick's Day victory over Pakistan in the 2007 World Cup. He later contributed 63 against England in the tournament.

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Apr 18, 2016

Niall O'Brien's 93 enable Leicestershire close in on Glamorgan's score, Glamorgan v Leicestershire, Specsavers County Championship, Division Two, Cardiff, 2nd day, April 18, 2016

Niall O'Brien's 93 enable Leicestershire close in on Glamorgan's score

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Mar 13, 2016

Niall O'Brien whips off the bails to have Wesley Barresi stumped, Ireland v Netherlands, World T20 qualifiers, Group A, Dharamsala, March 13, 2016

Niall O'Brien whips off the bails to have Wesley Barresi stumped

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Mar 11, 2016

Soumya Sarkar is stumped by Niall O'Brien, Bangladesh v Ireland, World T20 qualifier, Group A, Dharamsala, March 11, 2016

Soumya Sarkar is stumped by Niall O'Brien

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast
Jul 10, 2016 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
2nd ODI: Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast
Jul 12, 2016 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
3rd ODI: Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast
Jul 14, 2016 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
4th ODI: Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast
Jul 17, 2016 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
5th ODI: Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast
Jul 19, 2016 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
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