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Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 35 years 45 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 2 4 0 226 118 56.50 386 58.54 1 1 26 0 0 0
ODIs 133 121 16 3262 142 31.06 3686 88.49 2 16 295 78 57 0
T20Is 73 66 10 1021 74 18.23 819 124.66 0 2 68 46 23 0
First-class 43 62 10 2007 171* 38.59 3238 61.98 2 14 234 35 33 0
List A 208 189 29 4863 142 30.39 5569 87.32 3 24 424 124 82 0
T20s 202 183 29 3217 119 20.88 2453 131.14 1 9 244 145 70 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 2 60 31 0 - - - 3.10 - 0 0 0
ODIs 133 107 4089 3575 112 4/13 4/13 31.91 5.24 36.5 5 0 0
T20Is 73 51 903 1134 58 4/45 4/45 19.55 7.53 15.5 1 0 0
First-class 43 52 2621 1262 44 5/39 6/54 28.68 2.88 59.5 2 1 0
List A 208 166 6110 5398 166 4/13 4/13 32.51 5.30 36.8 7 0 0
T20s 202 131 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 Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 15-18, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 24, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 15-18, 2019 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 24, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12, 0/11, 56 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 15 Mar 2019 Test # 2351
33* Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 10 Mar 2019 ODI # 4110
26 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 8 Mar 2019 ODI # 4108
21 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 5 Mar 2019 ODI # 4105
- Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 2 Mar 2019 ODI # 4101
10 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 28 Feb 2019 ODI # 4100
74 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 24 Feb 2019 T20I # 747
0/35, 37 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 23 Feb 2019 T20I # 746
5 Ireland v Afghanistan Dehradun 21 Feb 2019 T20I # 745
46 Ireland v Netherlands Al Amerat 17 Feb 2019 T20I # 743
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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Jun 29, 2018

Kevin O'Brien celebrates a wicket, Ireland v India, 2nd T20I, Dublin, June 29, 2018

Kevin O'Brien celebrates a wicket

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May 15, 2018

Kevin O'Brien's innings ended on 118, Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide, 5th day, May 15, 2018

Kevin O'Brien's innings ended on 118

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May 15, 2018

Kevin O'Brien edged his first ball of the day to slip, Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide, 5th day, May 15, 2018

Kevin O'Brien edged his first ball of the day to slip

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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013