Tim Murtagh      

Full name Timothy James Murtagh

Born August 2, 1981, Lambeth, London

Current age 32 years 344 days

Major teams Ireland, British Universities, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Surrey

Nickname Dial M

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education John Fisher, Purley

Relation Uncle - AJ Murtagh, Brother - CP Murtagh

Timothy James Murtagh
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 10 6 2 60 23* 15.00 79 75.94 0 0 7 1 1 0
T20Is 7 2 1 5 3 5.00 7 71.42 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 153 204 61 3034 74* 21.21 0 10 46 0
List A 146 93 34 685 35* 11.61 0 0 36 0
Twenty20 94 35 12 206 40* 8.95 195 105.64 0 0 23 3 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 10 9 438 333 9 3/33 3/33 37.00 4.56 48.6 0 0 0
T20Is 7 7 148 179 7 2/24 2/24 25.57 7.25 21.1 0 0 0
First-class 153 26075 14197 521 7/82 27.24 3.26 50.0 24 3
List A 146 6368 5557 191 4/14 4/14 29.09 5.23 33.3 4 0 0
Twenty20 94 93 1852 2560 100 6/24 6/24 25.60 8.29 18.5 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Australia at Belfast, Jun 23, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast, Jul 21, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000
Last First-class Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 1/52, 1/33 Middlesex v Somerset Uxbridge 7 Jul 2014 FC
0, 1/82, 1/16 Middlesex v Northants Lord's 29 Jun 2014 FC
28*, 6/93, 0, 0/91 Middlesex v Notts Nottingham 14 Jun 2014 FC
1/119, 42 Middlesex v Durham Chester-le-Street 1 Jun 2014 FC
1/67, 2/40 Middlesex v Northants Northampton 18 May 2014 FC
1/75, 6/60 Middlesex v Lancashire Lord's 11 May 2014 FC
2/21, 10 Ireland v Sri Lanka Dublin 6 May 2014 ODI # 3490
3/48, 3, 2/77 Middlesex v Yorkshire Lord's 27 Apr 2014 FC
1/66, 12, 5/61 Middlesex v Notts Lord's 13 Apr 2014 FC
3, 2/95, 6* Middlesex v Sussex Hove 6 Apr 2014 FC
Profile

Tim Murtagh is a bustling swing bowler with a marching run-up. His pace is lively without being express but he has become a valued member of Middlesex's attack. Though now a stalwart at Lord's, he actually came through Surrey's age-group sides and was a member of the England Under-19 squad during the 1999 World Cup, subsequently touring Sri Lanka with a British Universities side in 2002. He battled his way into the Surrey side, and in 2005 took a competition-best 6 for 24 in a Twenty20 tie against Middlesex at Lord's. Nevertheless, he moved north of the river to Lord's in 2007 where he felt his opportunities would be greater. And they were. Consistent in all forms of cricket, and with a liking for the big occasion, he took 104 wickets in all three formats in 2008. Surprisingly, he was overlooked for the England development squad, but had his chance to shine in Middlesex's trip to Antigua for the Stanford 20/20 for 20. Together with Steven Finn he led Middlesex's attack in 2011 helping them win promotion with 80 wickets at 20.98. In early 2012 he qualified for Ireland based on his grandparents.
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Feb 21, 2014

Gary Wilson and Tim Murtagh celebrate a wicket, West Indies v Ireland, 2nd T20, Kingston, February 21, 2014

Gary Wilson and Tim Murtagh celebrate a wicket

© West Indies Cricket

Sep 3, 2013

Ireland's players form a huddle around Tim Murtagh, Ireland v England, one-off ODI, Malahide, September 3, 2013

Ireland's players form a huddle around Tim Murtagh

© PA Photos

Apr 10, 2013

Tim Murtagh in his delivery stride, with Ed Cowan backing up, Nottinghamshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 1st day, April 10, 2013

Tim Murtagh in his delivery stride, with Ed Cowan backing up

© Getty Images

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Tour Results
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Hamilton - Feb 14, 2012
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Auckland - Feb 11, 2012
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier - Feb 9, 2012
New Zealand won by 202 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Whangarei - Feb 6, 2012
New Zealand won by 141 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Dunedin - Feb 3, 2012
New Zealand won by 90 runs
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