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William Porterfield      

Full name William Thomas Stuart Porterfield

Born September 6, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 32 years 134 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
ODIs 93 92 3 2628 112* 29.52 3976 66.09 7 12 269 18 46 0
T20Is 50 48 6 914 72 21.76 825 110.78 0 3 107 17 20 0
First-class 117 193 7 5729 186 30.80 12327 46.47 8 31 741 33 129 0
List A 212 209 7 6413 112* 31.74 8926 71.84 9 37 688 56 105 0
Twenty20 156 153 16 3652 127* 26.65 2963 123.25 1 19 411 81 68 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 93 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 117 4 108 138 2 1/29 1/29 69.00 7.66 54.0 0 0 0
List A 212 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 156 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Jan 14, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Namibia at Dublin, May 17-20, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland v Hong Kong at Belfast, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2016 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warwickshire v Gloucestershire at Birmingham, Jun 22, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Ireland v Namibia at Abu Dhabi, Jan 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6 Ireland v Namibia Abu Dhabi 17 Jan 2017 T20
17 Ireland v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 14 Jan 2017 T20I # 578
24 Ireland v Australia Benoni 27 Sep 2016 ODI # 3782
0 Ireland v South Africa Benoni 25 Sep 2016 ODI # 3780
4 Ireland v Hong Kong Bready 5 Sep 2016 T20I # 564
88, 29 Ireland v Hong Kong Belfast 30 Aug 2016 FC
5, 10 Warwcks 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Birmingham 22 Aug 2016 Other
13 Ireland v Pakistan Dublin (Malahide) 18 Aug 2016 ODI # 3767
42 Warwcks 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Worcester 10 Aug 2016 Other OD
0 Warwcks 2nd v Leics 2nd XI Coventry 8 Aug 2016 Other OD
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 could yet become Ireland's first Test captain.

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Jan 17, 2017

Always sure-handed William Porterfield clings on to a catch at cover, Ireland v Namibia, Desert T20, Group A, Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2017

Always sure-handed William Porterfield clings on to a catch at cover

© Peter Della Penna

Jan 14, 2017

Ireland's William Porterfield and Afghanistan's Asghar Stanikzai shake hands after the toss, Afghanistan v Ireland, Desert T20, Group A, Abu Dhabi, January 14, 2017

Ireland's William Porterfield and Afghanistan's Asghar Stanikzai shake hands after the toss

© Peter Della Penna

Jan 11, 2017

The captains of the eight participating teams in the Desert T20, Dubai, January 11, 2017

The captains of the eight participating teams in the Desert T20

© Desert T20

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008

ICC Associate Player of the Year 2009

Tour Results
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 6, 2011
Australia won by 57 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2011
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Brisbane - Jan 30, 2011
Australia won by 51 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2011
England won by 21 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 23, 2011
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
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