Rory Burns      

Full name Rory Joseph Burns

Born August 26, 1990, Epsom, Surrey

Current age 28 years 331 days

Major teams England, Cardiff MCCU, England Lions, Hampshire 2nd XI, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Surrey Under-19s

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education City of London Freemen's School

Rory Joseph Burns
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 12 0 300 84 25.00 628 47.77 0 2 36 0 4 0
First-class 122 213 14 8516 219* 42.79 17244 49.38 16 46 1150 11 105 0
List A 57 55 6 1722 95 35.14 2031 84.78 0 12 128 16 29 0
T20s 41 36 5 499 50 16.09 407 122.60 0 1 53 10 13 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 122 9 186 127 2 1/18 1/18 63.50 4.09 93.0 0 0 0
List A 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Nov 6-9, 2018 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Feb 9-12, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Surrey at Cambridge, May 11-13, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Nottinghamshire v Surrey at Nottingham, Jul 13-15, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Nottinghamshire at Guildford, Jul 15, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford, Jun 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford, Jul 19, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
47* Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 19 Jul 2019 T20
22, 5 Surrey v Notts Nottingham 13 Jul 2019 FC
30, 41 Surrey v Kent The Oval 7 Jul 2019 FC
0, 34 Surrey v Warwickshire The Oval 23 Jun 2019 FC
2, 48 Surrey v Somerset Guildford 3 Jun 2019 FC
40, 38 Surrey v Warwickshire Birmingham 27 May 2019 FC
14, 15 Surrey v Kent Beckenham 20 May 2019 FC
107, 78 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 14 May 2019 FC
22 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 7 May 2019 LA
9 Surrey v Kent The Oval 2 May 2019 LA
Profile

Rory Burns, a prolific opening batsman who routinely puts substance above style, finally forced England into recognising his record when he won selection for England's Test tour of Sri Lanka in 2018. Alastair Cook's retirement had left a gaping hole at the top of England's order and Burns, at 28, had undoubtedly earned the right to press his claims to replace him. Many had tried and failed.

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May 14, 2019

Rory Burns tucks the ball down to leg, Somerset v Surrey, County Championship, Taunton, 1st day, May 14, 2019

Rory Burns tucks the ball down to leg

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May 14, 2019

Rory Burns and Dean Elgar made centuries for Surrey, Somerset v Surrey, Taunton, 1st day, May 14, 2019

Rory Burns and Dean Elgar made centuries for Surrey

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Apr 11, 2019

Mark Stoneman and Rory Burns run between the wickets, Surrey v Essex, The Oval, day 1, April 11, 2019

Mark Stoneman and Rory Burns run between the wickets

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