Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 33 years 116 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
ODIs Insights on odi 112 101 12 2816 142 31.64 3247 86.72 2 15 254 67 50 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 59 52 9 702 42* 16.32 595 117.98 0 0 49 28 17 0
First-class 36 50 8 1466 171* 34.90 2443 60.00 1 9 175 28 29 0
List A 181 164 24 4325 142 30.89 5027 86.03 3 22 378 110 75 0
T20s Insights on t20 179 161 28 2799 119 21.04 2158 129.70 1 7 216 123 61 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 112 95 3541 3096 99 4/13 4/13 31.27 5.24 35.7 4 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 59 46 837 998 54 4/45 4/45 18.48 7.15 15.5 1 0 0
First-class 36 43 2129 1037 34 5/39 6/54 30.50 2.92 62.6 2 1 0
List A 181 149 5369 4797 145 4/13 4/13 33.08 5.36 37.0 6 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 179 123 1979 2486 116 4/22 4/22 21.43 7.53 17.0 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Bangladesh at Dublin (Malahide), May 19, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning at Belfast, Jun 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning at Belfast, Jun 4, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning at Belfast, Jun 23, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
19, 2/33 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 23 Jun 2017 T20
17 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 9 Jun 2017 T20
0/26, 8 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 5 Jun 2017 FC
12 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 4 Jun 2017 LA
0, 2/14 Leinster v NW Warriors Bready 26 May 2017 T20
10, 1/22 Ireland v Bangladesh Dublin (Malahide) 19 May 2017 ODI # 3869 Insights on
1/46, 1 Ireland v New Zealand Dublin (Malahide) 14 May 2017 ODI # 3867 Insights on
0/12 Ireland v Bangladesh Dublin (Malahide) 12 May 2017 ODI # 3866 Insights on
0/71, 18 Ireland v England Lord's 7 May 2017 ODI # 3865 Insights on
4 Ireland v England Bristol 5 May 2017 ODI # 3864 Insights on
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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Mar 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien pulls the ball away, Afghanistan v Ireland, 4th ODI, Greater Noida, March 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien pulls the ball away

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Mar 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien rocked Afghanistan with early wickets, Afghanistan v Ireland, 4th ODI, Greater Noida, March 22, 2017

Kevin O'Brien rocked Afghanistan with early wickets

© Associated Press

Mar 2, 2017

Kevin O'Brien smashed 69 off 53, Ireland v United Arab Emirates, 1st ODI, Dubai, March 2, 2017

Kevin O'Brien smashed 69 off 53

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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013

Country Fixtures Country Results
Leinster v NW Warriors at Dublin
Jun 30, 2017 (17:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 12:00 EDT | 11:00 CDT | 09:00 PDT)
N. Knights v Reds in Ireland (venue TBA)
Jun 30, 2017 (16:00 GMT | 18:07 EDT | 17:07 CDT | 15:07 PDT)
NW Warriors v Leinster at Bready
Jul 2, 2017 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
N. Knights v NW Warriors at Comber
Aug 1-3, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
N. Knights v NW Warriors at Waringstown
Aug 6, 2017 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
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