Rory Burns      

Full name Rory Joseph Burns

Born August 26, 1990, Epsom, Surrey

Current age 28 years 208 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 113 196 14 7901 219* 43.41 16024 49.30 15 44 1070 9 97 0
List A 49 47 6 1524 95 37.17 1772 86.00 0 11 118 14 25 0
T20s 40 35 4 452 50 14.58 381 118.63 0 1 50 7 13 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 113 8 180 127 2 1/18 1/18 63.50 4.23 90.0 0 0 0
List A 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Feb 9-12, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Nottinghamshire at Guildford, Jul 15, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval, Jun 6, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford, Jun 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff, Aug 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
29, 10 England v West Indies Gros Islet 9 Feb 2019 Test # 2346
4, 16 England v West Indies North Sound 31 Jan 2019 Test # 2344
2, 84 England v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Jan 2019 Test # 2342
68 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 17 Jan 2019 Other
35 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 15 Jan 2019 Other
14, 7 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
43, 59 England v Sri Lanka Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
9, 23 England v Sri Lanka Galle 6 Nov 2018 Test # 2324
19 England v SL Board XI Colombo (CCC) 1 Nov 2018 Other
47 England v SL Board XI Colombo (NCC) 30 Oct 2018 Other
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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Mar 6, 2019

Surrey, 2018 County champions, with the Lord's Taverners ECB Trophy, London, March 5, 2019

Surrey, 2018 County champions, with the Lord's Taverners ECB Trophy

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Mar 6, 2019

Charlotte Edwards of Hampshire with the Lady Taverners ECB Trophy and Surrey's Rory Burns with the Lord's Taverners ECB Trophy, London, March 5, 2019

Charlotte Edwards of Hampshire and Surrey's Rory Burns with their team's trophies

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Feb 11, 2019

Keemo Paul claimed the wicket of Rory Burns with his first ball of the day, West Indies v England, 3rd Test, St Lucia, 3rd day, February 11, 2019

Keemo Paul claimed the wicket of Rory Burns with his first ball of the day

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