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Isobel Joyce      

Full name Isobel Mary Helen Cecilia Joyce

Born July 25, 1983, Wicklow

Current age 33 years 137 days

Major teams Ireland Women, Merrion Women, South Leinster Women

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Relation Brother - A Joyce, Brother - EC Joyce, Brother - DI Joyce, Twin sister - CNIM Joyce

Isobel Mary Helen Cecilia Joyce
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
ODIs 73 59 6 877 67* 16.54 0 4 22 0
T20Is 42 41 3 770 56* 20.26 836 92.10 0 1 71 6 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 67 21 6 6/21 6/21 3.50 1.88 11.1 0 1 0
ODIs 73 69 2842 1845 60 4/20 4/20 30.75 3.89 47.3 2 0 0
T20Is 42 41 842 792 28 3/16 3/16 28.28 5.64 30.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Ireland Women v Pakistan Women at Dublin, Jul 30-31, 2000 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India Women v Ireland Women at Milton Keynes, Jun 26, 1999 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland Women v Bangladesh Women at Belfast, Sep 10, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland Women v West Indies Women at Dublin, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland Women v Bangladesh Women at Bready, Sep 5, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
74* Tas Women v WA Women Adelaide 20 Nov 2016 Other OD
0/19, 1 Tas Women v Vic Women Hobart 29 Oct 2016 Other OD
0 Tas Women v ACT Women Hobart 28 Oct 2016 Other OD
30 Tas Women v SAust Women Brisbane 16 Oct 2016 Other OD
0/20, 35 Tas Women v NSW Women Brisbane 14 Oct 2016 Other OD
29, 0/15 Tas Women v Qld Women Brisbane 13 Oct 2016 Other OD
0/19, 2 Ire. Women v Bdesh Wmn Belfast 10 Sep 2016 WODI # 991
- Ire. Women v Bdesh Wmn Belfast 9 Sep 2016 WODI # 990
1, 1/4 Ire. Women v Bdesh Wmn Bready 5 Sep 2016 WT20I # 368
0/27, 62* Ire. Women v SA Women Dublin 11 Aug 2016 WODI # 989
Profile

Twin sisters Isobel and Cecelia Joyce seem to have some sort of spooky connection - both batsmen, once in synch, they're a hard act to follow. Their brother Ed plays for England and Middlesex, but they decided to stick to their heritage and play for Ireland. Known as Izzy, she is a class bat with a steely mentality. Her 46 against Netherlands in the summer of 2007 helped to maintain her place in the World Cup qualifiers. While she didn't do well with the bat or the ball in the qualifiers, at Stellenbosch, Joyce was impressive as a fielder, running out five Pakistan players in Ireland's first match. Ireland failed to qualify for the World Cup but Joyce was named captain for their next series, against West Indies, after Heather Whelan pulled out because she was expecting a child.

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Mar 18, 2016

Isobel Joyce plays a cut in her knock of 28, Ireland v New Zealand, Women's World T20 2016, Group A, Mohali, March 18, 2016

Isobel Joyce plays a cut in her knock of 28

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Mar 9, 2016

Team captains Shashikala Siriwardene, Mithali Raj, Isobel Joyce and Jahanara Alam pose with the Women's World T20 trophy, Bangalore, March 9, 2016

Team captains Shashikala Siriwardene, Mithali Raj, Isobel Joyce and Jahanara Alam pose with the trophy

© PTI

Dec 1, 2015

Isobel Joyce targets the off side, Ireland v Zimbabwe, ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, Bangkok, December 1, 2015

Isobel Joyce targets the off side

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at ICCA Dubai - Dec 10-13, 2013
Ireland won by 122 runs
Afghanistan v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Oct 6-8, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 22-23, 2013
U.A.E. won by 9 wickets
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin - Sep 11-14, 2013
Ireland won by an innings and 44 runs
Canada v Netherlands at King City (SW) - Aug 22-24, 2013
Canada won by 8 wickets
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