Rory Burns      

Full name Rory Joseph Burns

Born August 26, 1990, Epsom, Surrey

Current age 29 years 105 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 Occasional 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 14 27 0 886 133 32.81 1998 44.34 2 5 110 0 12 0
First-class 131 229 14 9116 219* 42.40 18643 48.89 18 49 1225 11 114 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 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 131 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 New Zealand v England at Hamilton, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Surrey at Cambridge, May 11-13, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v England at Hamilton, Nov 29-Dec 3, 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
101 England v New Zealand Hamilton 29 Nov 2019 Test # 2371
52, 31 England v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 21 Nov 2019 Test # 2367
14 England v NZ A Whangarei 15 Nov 2019 FC
23 England XI v NZ XI Whangarei 12 Nov 2019 Other
47, 20 England v Australia The Oval 12 Sep 2019 Test # 2362
81, 0 England v Australia Manchester 4 Sep 2019 Test # 2360
9, 7 England v Australia Leeds 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2357
53, 29 England v Australia Lord's 14 Aug 2019 Test # 2355
133, 11 England v Australia Birmingham 1 Aug 2019 Test # 2353
6, 6 England v Ireland Lord's 24 Jul 2019 Test # 2352
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England had tried more elegant or aggressive options in their bid to find a reliable Test opener, but few offered the returns or the resilience of Rory Burns.

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Dec 1, 2019

Rory Burns celebrates his century, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, December 1, 2019

Rory Burns celebrates his century

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Dec 1, 2019

Tim Southee gestures towards the screen displaying Rory Burns' run out as Joe Root looks on, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, December 1, 2019

Tim Southee gestures towards the screen displaying Rory Burns' run out as Joe Root looks on

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Dec 1, 2019

Rory Burns bows as he celebrates scoring his century, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, December 1, 2019

Rory Burns bows as he celebrates scoring his century

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