Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 35 years 233 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
Tests 3 6 1 258 118 51.60 467 55.24 1 1 29 0 0 0
ODIs 142 130 17 3490 142 30.88 3922 88.98 2 18 318 82 63 0
T20Is 85 78 10 1418 124 20.85 1054 134.53 1 3 106 68 31 0
First-class 47 66 11 2039 171* 37.07 3327 61.28 2 14 237 35 36 0
List A 220 201 32 5150 142 30.47 5854 87.97 3 26 451 129 89 0
T20s 217 198 29 3691 124 21.84 2741 134.65 2 11 287 172 80 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 2 60 31 0 - - - 3.10 - 0 0 0
ODIs 142 113 4224 3672 113 4/13 4/13 32.49 5.21 37.3 5 0 0
T20Is 85 51 903 1134 58 4/45 4/45 19.55 7.53 15.5 1 0 0
First-class 47 55 2745 1304 47 5/39 6/54 27.74 2.85 58.4 2 1 0
List A 220 173 6281 5517 167 4/13 4/13 33.03 5.27 37.6 7 0 0
T20s 217 131 2087 2664 121 4/22 4/22 22.01 7.65 17.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin (Malahide), May 11-15, 2018 scorecard
Last Test England v Ireland at Lord's, Jul 24-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Oman at Tolerance Oval, Oct 21, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning at Belfast, Aug 6-8, 2019 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Oman at Tolerance Oval, Oct 21, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
41 Ireland v Oman Tolerance Oval 21 Oct 2019 T20I # 951
14 Ireland v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 19 Oct 2019 T20I # 943
0 Ireland v Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2019 T20I # 936
0 Ireland v Scotland Tolerance Oval 15 Oct 2019 Other T20
17 Ireland v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 14 Oct 2019 Other T20
5 Ireland v Nepal Al Amerat 9 Oct 2019 T20I # 923
124 Ireland v Hong Kong Al Amerat 7 Oct 2019 T20I # 921
39 Ireland v Oman Al Amerat 6 Oct 2019 T20I # 917
23 Ireland v Netherlands Al Amerat 5 Oct 2019 T20I # 911
63 Ireland v Scotland Dublin (Malahide) 20 Sep 2019 T20I # 891
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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Jul 24, 2019

Kevin O'Brien takes one in the ribs, England v Ireland, Only Test, Day 1, July 24, 2019

Kevin O'Brien takes one in the ribs

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May 19, 2019

Kevin O'Brien tucks the ball behind square, Ireland v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Belfast, May 19, 2019

Kevin O'Brien tucks the ball behind square

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May 3, 2019

Kevin O'Brien caught Joe Denly at midwicket, Ireland v England, only ODI, Malahide, May 3, 2019

Kevin O'Brien caught Joe Denly at midwicket

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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013