Rory Burns      

Full name Rory Joseph Burns

Born August 26, 1990, Epsom, Surrey

Current age 28 years 84 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 Insights on test 2 4 0 134 59 33.50 224 59.82 0 1 15 0 1 0
First-class 109 188 14 7735 219* 44.45 15620 49.51 15 43 1049 9 94 0
List A 49 47 6 1524 95 37.17 1772 86.00 0 11 118 14 25 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 109 8 180 127 2 1/18 1/18 63.50 4.23 90.0 0 0 0
List A 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Nov 6-9, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Nov 14-18, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Surrey at Cambridge, May 11-13, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Nov 14-18, 2018 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
43, 59 England v Sri Lanka Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326 Insights on
9, 23 England v Sri Lanka Galle 6 Nov 2018 Test # 2324 Insights on
19 England v SL Board XI Colombo (CCC) 1 Nov 2018 Other
47 England v SL Board XI Colombo (NCC) 30 Oct 2018 Other
19, 21 Surrey v Essex The Oval 24 Sep 2018 FC
78 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 18 Sep 2018 FC
122, 66 Surrey v Worcs Worcester 10 Sep 2018 FC
90, 2* Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 4 Sep 2018 FC
10 Surrey v Notts The Oval 29 Aug 2018 FC
6, 70 Surrey v Lancashire The Oval 19 Aug 2018 FC
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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Nov 16, 2018

Rory Burns made his maiden half-century, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day, November 16, 2018

Rory Burns made his maiden half-century

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Nov 16, 2018

Rory Burns plays the cut, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day, November 16, 2018

Rory Burns plays the cut

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Nov 14, 2018

Rory Burns dives for his ground as short leg has a shy, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, November 14, 2018

Rory Burns dives for his ground as short leg has a shy

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