Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 31 years 0 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 87 79 11 2276 142 33.47 2705 84.14 2 11 200 56 41 0
T20Is 37 33 7 399 42* 15.34 340 117.35 0 0 31 16 14 0
First-class 30 41 4 1185 171* 32.02 1922 61.65 1 7 147 26 25 0
List A 148 136 23 3495 142 30.92 4236 82.50 3 15 293 91 66 0
Twenty20 125 111 23 1980 119 22.50 1496 132.35 1 7 152 94 47 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 87 73 2512 2152 72 4/13 4/13 29.88 5.14 34.8 2 0 0
T20Is 37 26 471 550 26 3/35 3/35 21.15 7.00 18.1 0 0 0
First-class 30 32 1619 777 27 5/39 6/54 28.77 2.87 59.9 2 1 0
List A 148 121 4118 3635 111 4/13 4/13 32.74 5.29 37.0 4 0 0
Twenty20 125 78 1256 1560 68 4/22 4/22 22.94 7.45 18.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v South Africa at Canberra, Mar 3, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Hampshire at The Oval, Jun 28-Jul 1, 2014 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v South Africa at Canberra, Mar 3, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Northern Districts at Hamilton, Dec 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/95, 48 Ireland v South Africa Canberra 3 Mar 2015 ODI # 3621
2/61, 50 Ireland v U.A.E. Brisbane 25 Feb 2015 ODI # 3613
1/71, 0 Ireland v West Indies Nelson 16 Feb 2015 ODI # 3603
1/39, 23 Ireland v Bangladesh Sydney 12 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/20, 7 Ireland v Scotland Sydney 10 Feb 2015 Other OD
- Ireland v Scotland Dubai (CA) 19 Jan 2015 ODI # 3584
3/49, 21 Ireland v Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 17 Jan 2015 ODI # 3581
0/28, 13 Ireland v Scotland Dubai (DSC) 12 Jan 2015 ODI # 3575
1/27, 30 Ireland v Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 10 Jan 2015 ODI # 3573
52 Northern D v Auckland Hamilton 6 Dec 2014 T20
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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Mar 3, 2015

Kevin O'Brien executes a pull,  Ireland v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Canberra, March 3, 2015

Kevin O'Brien executes a pull

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Mar 3, 2015

Kevin O'Brien completes a run,  Ireland v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Canberra, March 3, 2015

Kevin O'Brien completes a run

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Mar 3, 2015

Corner flag: Kevin O'Brien shadow-boxes the disturbed stumps, Ireland v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Canberra, March 3, 2015

Corner flag: Kevin O'Brien shadow-boxes the disturbed stumps

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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013

Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 26, 2013
Mum Indians won by 23 runs
Mum Indians v Royals at Kolkata - May 24, 2013
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Royals v Sunrisers at Delhi - May 22, 2013
Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Delhi - May 21, 2013
Super Kings won by 48 runs
Sunrisers v KKR at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 19, 2013
Sunrisers won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Warriors v Daredevils at Pune - May 19, 2013
Warriors won by 38 runs
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