William Porterfield      

Full name William Thomas Stuart Porterfield

Born September 6, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 35 years 74 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 3 6 0 58 32 9.66 227 25.55 0 0 7 0 2 0
ODIs 136 133 3 4037 139 31.05 5818 69.38 11 17 421 30 63 0
T20Is 61 59 6 1079 72 20.35 971 111.12 0 3 120 23 22 0
First-class 136 226 9 6867 207 31.64 14625 46.95 11 34 881 49 146 0
List A 267 262 9 8256 139 32.63 11410 72.35 14 45 887 71 127 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 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 136 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 136 4 108 138 2 1/29 1/29 69.00 7.66 54.0 0 0 0
List A 267 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 184 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 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 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 Leinster Lightning v North-West Warriors at Dublin, Aug 12-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A North-West Warriors v Northern Knights at Eglinton, Aug 26, 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
32 NW Warriors v N. Knights Eglinton 26 Aug 2019 LA
95* NW Warriors v Leinster Dublin 12 Aug 2019 FC
14, 2 Ireland v England Lord's 24 Jul 2019 Test # 2352
- Ireland v Middx 2nd XI Northwood 18 Jul 2019 Other
49 Ireland v Zimbabwe Belfast 7 Jul 2019 ODI # 4189
20 Ireland v Zimbabwe Belfast 4 Jul 2019 ODI # 4185
6 Ireland v Zimbabwe Bready 1 Jul 2019 ODI # 4181
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
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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Jul 25, 2019

William Porterfield and Tim Murtagh hatch a plan, England v Ireland, Only Test, 2nd day, July 25, 2019

William Porterfield and Tim Murtagh hatch a plan

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Jul 24, 2019

Joe Root and William Porterfield at the toss, England v Ireland, Only Test, Day 1, July 24, 2019

Joe Root and William Porterfield at the toss

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Jul 23, 2019

Will Porterfield takes a drink during training, England v Ireland, only Test, Lord's, July 23, 2019

Will Porterfield takes a drink during training

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008

ICC Associate Player of the Year 2009