William Porterfield      

Full name William Thomas Stuart Porterfield

Born September 6, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 34 years 294 days

Major teams Ireland, Gloucestershire, Ireland Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Warwickshire

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

William Thomas Stuart Porterfield
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 42 32 10.50 168 25.00 0 0 5 0 2 0
ODIs 133 130 3 3962 139 31.19 5703 69.47 11 17 411 30 62 0
T20Is 61 59 6 1079 72 20.35 971 111.12 0 3 120 23 22 0
First-class 134 223 8 6756 207 31.42 14374 47.00 11 33 870 47 146 0
List A 263 258 9 8149 139 32.72 11232 72.55 14 45 875 71 126 0
T20s 184 180 16 4254 127* 25.93 3451 123.26 1 20 468 98 82 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 133 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 134 4 108 138 2 1/29 1/29 69.00 7.66 54.0 0 0 0
List A 263 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 184 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, May 21, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Namibia at Dublin, May 17-20, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class North-West Warriors v Leinster Lightning at Bready, Jun 17-19, 2019 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Northern Knights v North-West Warriors at Belfast, May 27, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Warwickshire v Gloucestershire at Birmingham, Jun 22, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25 NW Warriors v Leinster Bready 17 Jun 2019 FC
3 NW Warriors v N. Knights Comber 28 May 2019 FC
50 NW Warriors v N. Knights Belfast 27 May 2019 LA
19 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 21 May 2019 ODI # 4141
53 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 19 May 2019 ODI # 4139
94 Ireland v Bangladesh Dublin 15 May 2019 ODI # 4136
3 Ireland v West Indies Dublin (Malahide) 11 May 2019 ODI # 4132
12 Ireland v West Indies Dublin 5 May 2019 ODI # 4128
17 Ireland v England Dublin (Malahide) 3 May 2019 ODI # 4127
11 NW Warriors v N. Knights Cartagena 24 Apr 2019 LA
Profile

While others - the likes of Morgan and Joyce and Rankin - have flirted with England, William Porterfield has remained an almost ever-present figure in Ireland's rise in international cricket. His country's top run-scorer in both ODI and T20I cricket, he is also set to be their first Test captain.

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May 19, 2019

William Porterfield and Paul Stirling revived Ireland's innings, Ireland v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Belfast, May 19, 2019

William Porterfield and Paul Stirling revived Ireland's innings

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May 11, 2019

Graham Ford and William Porterfield look on at training, Ireland v West Indies, Match 4, Ireland tri-series, Dublin, May 11, 2019

Graham Ford and William Porterfield look on at training

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May 5, 2019

William Porterfield tosses, Jason Holder calls, Ireland v West Indies, Ireland Tri-Nation Series, Dublin, May 5, 2019

William Porterfield tosses, Jason Holder calls

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008

ICC Associate Player of the Year 2009