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Anthony Ireland      

Full name Anthony John Ireland

Born August 30, 1984, Masvingo

Current age 30 years 56 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Leicestershire, Leicestershire 2nd XI, Midlands, Southern Rocks

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Anthony John Ireland
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 26 13 5 30 8* 3.75 101 29.70 0 0 2 0 2 0
T20Is 1 1 1 2 2* - 3 66.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 49 74 20 396 52 7.33 1111 35.64 0 1 10 0
List A 85 45 19 192 27 7.38 347 55.33 0 0 16 4 11 0
Twenty20 60 20 9 83 23 7.54 93 89.24 0 0 2 5 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 26 26 1326 1115 38 3/41 3/41 29.34 5.04 34.8 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 18 33 1 1/33 1/33 33.00 11.00 18.0 0 0 0
First-class 49 7411 4507 139 7/36 32.42 3.64 53.3 3 4 1
List A 85 3553 3251 103 4/16 4/16 31.56 5.49 34.4 3 0 0
Twenty20 60 59 1128 1616 74 5/22 5/22 21.83 8.59 15.2 2 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo, Aug 24, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Zimbabwe at Kingston, Mar 19, 2007 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, Jun 8-11, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Midlands v Matabeleland at Kwekwe, Nov 22, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eagles v Zimbabweans at Kimberley, Sep 13, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Leicestershire at Birmingham, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/82, 52, 0/16 Leics 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Chelmsford 16 Sep 2014 Other
2/36 Leics 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Leicester 8 Sep 2014 Other OD
1, 0/26 Leics v Lancashire Manchester 21 Aug 2014 LA
1/41 Leics v Worcs Leicester 14 Aug 2014 LA
0*, 1/31 Leics v Yorkshire Leicester 8 Aug 2014 LA
2/50 Leics v Hampshire Southampton 6 Aug 2014 LA
0*, 0/27 Leics v Gloucs Bristol 5 Aug 2014 LA
4, 4/31 Leics v Essex Chelmsford 31 Jul 2014 LA
8, 0/37 Leics v Derbyshire Leicester 27 Jul 2014 LA
0/11, 6 Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 25 Jul 2014 T20
Profile

Anthony Ireland is a tall fast-medium seamer from the Midlands area of Zimbabwe. After some opportunities at junior levels, Ireland decided to improve his game in club cricket in England, and after the player rebellion of 2004 was given more opportunities to perform in Logan Cup cricket, and was included in the national team squad the following year. He struggled on his first tour, to West Indies, breaking his left hand in practice at the start of the programme. When he recovered, he struggled with his length and tended to bowl too short, which proved fatal against batsmen as adept with the pull as most West Indians. He secured a more regular place at the end of 2006 and was included in Zimbabwe's World Cup squad, although he made only one appearance.

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Apr 29, 2014

Anthony Ireland claimed 3 for 81, Leicestershire v Glamorgan, County Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Anthony Ireland claimed 3 for 81

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Jul 5, 2013

Anthony Ireland claimed his fourth wicket by bowling Gareth Breese, Leicestershire v Durham, FLt20, North Group, Grace Road, July 5, 2013

Anthony Ireland claimed his fourth wicket by bowling Gareth Breese

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Jun 29, 2013

Anthony Ireland bowled a tidy spell of 1 for 24, Leicestershire v Derbyshire, Friends Life t20, North Group, Grace Road, June, 29, 2013

Anthony Ireland bowled a tidy spell of 1 for 24

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka
Oct 25-29, 2014 (09:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT | 22:30 CDT | 20:30 PDT)
2nd Test: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna
Nov 3-7, 2014 (09:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
3rd Test: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong
Nov 12-16, 2014 (09:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
BCB XI v Zimbabweans at Chittagong
Nov 19, 2014 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 22:00 EST | 21:00 CST | 19:00 PST)
1st ODI: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong
Nov 21, 2014 (13:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
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