Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 33 years 261 days

Major teams Ireland, Gloucestershire, Ireland Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex 2nd XI, Nottinghamshire, Rangpur Riders, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Surrey, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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

Kevin Joseph O'Brien
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 112 101 12 2816 142 31.64 3247 86.72 2 15 254 67 50 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 59 52 9 702 42* 16.32 595 117.98 0 0 49 28 17 0
First-class 39 54 8 1621 171* 35.23 2606 62.20 1 11 192 32 30 0
List A 183 166 25 4404 142 31.23 5102 86.31 3 23 382 113 75 0
T20s Insights on t20 180 162 28 2800 119 20.89 2160 129.62 1 7 216 123 61 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 112 95 3541 3096 99 4/13 4/13 31.27 5.24 35.7 4 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 59 46 837 998 54 4/45 4/45 18.48 7.15 15.5 1 0 0
First-class 39 47 2357 1156 38 5/39 6/54 30.42 2.94 62.0 2 1 0
List A 183 150 5417 4828 146 4/13 4/13 33.06 5.34 37.1 6 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 180 124 2003 2511 117 4/22 4/22 21.46 7.52 17.1 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Bangladesh at Dublin (Malahide), May 19, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights at Dublin, Sep 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights at Dublin, Sep 10, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Leinster Lightning v North-West Warriors at Dublin, Jul 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 10 Sep 2017 LA
2/44, 10, 2/32 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 5 Sep 2017 FC
74, 0/10 Leinster v NW Warriors Bready 30 Aug 2017 FC
13, 0/33, 58 Ireland v Netherlands Dublin (Malahide) 15 Aug 2017 FC
1, 1/25 Leinster v NW Warriors Dublin 21 Jul 2017 T20
58*, 1/31 Leinster v NW Warriors Bready 2 Jul 2017 LA
19, 2/33 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 23 Jun 2017 T20
17 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 9 Jun 2017 T20
0/26, 8 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 5 Jun 2017 FC
12 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 4 Jun 2017 LA
Profile

Kevin O'Brien wrote his name into Irish cricketing lore with a magical innings against England on a balmy March evening in Bangalore. Entering the fray with his team 106-4 - and soon 111-5 - in pursuit of England's 327, he hit six huge sixes in a 50-ball century - the fastest in World Cup history - to set up a historic three-wicket win. It was the highest successful run chase in World Cup history and imbued new urgency into Ireland's claims for greater opportunities against Test-playing sides. Stocky and with his hair dyed pink, in aid of a cancer charity, O'Brien instantly became a poster boy in Ireland and beyond.

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Sep 13, 2017

Kevin O'Brien soaks up the sun, Ireland v West Indies, Only ODI, Belfast, Sep 13, 2017

Kevin O'Brien soaks up the sun

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Mar 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien pulls the ball away, Afghanistan v Ireland, 4th ODI, Greater Noida, March 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien pulls the ball away

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Mar 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien rocked Afghanistan with early wickets, Afghanistan v Ireland, 4th ODI, Greater Noida, March 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien rocked Afghanistan with early wickets

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ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013

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