Kevin O'Brien      

Full name Kevin Joseph O'Brien

Born March 4, 1984, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 34 years 51 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 125 114 15 3126 142 31.57 3497 89.39 2 16 283 77 53 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 59 52 9 702 42* 16.32 595 117.98 0 0 49 28 17 0
First-class 40 56 9 1717 171* 36.53 2723 63.05 1 12 200 35 32 0
List A 197 180 28 4718 142 31.03 5358 88.05 3 24 411 123 78 0
T20s Insights on t20 180 162 28 2800 119 20.89 2160 129.62 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 125 106 4029 3530 111 4/13 4/13 31.80 5.25 36.2 5 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 40 49 2429 1182 42 5/39 6/54 28.14 2.91 57.8 2 1 0
List A 197 162 5947 5290 160 4/13 4/13 33.06 5.33 37.1 7 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 180 124 2003 2511 117 4/22 4/22 21.46 7.52 17.1 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Belfast, Jun 13, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Ireland at Harare, Mar 23, 2018 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 Ireland v Scotland at Dubai (DSC), Nov 29-Dec 1, 2017 scorecard
List A debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v Ireland at Harare, Mar 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Leinster Lightning v North-West Warriors at Dublin, Jul 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
41 Ireland v Afghanistan Harare 23 Mar 2018 ODI # 4006 Insights on
46, 0/12 Ireland v Scotland Harare 18 Mar 2018 ODI # 4001 Insights on
1/22, 7 Ireland v Zimbabwe Harare 16 Mar 2018 ODI # 3999 Insights on
50* Ireland v U.A.E. Harare 12 Mar 2018 ODI # 3995 Insights on
0/66, 38 Ireland v West Indies Harare 10 Mar 2018 ODI # 3993 Insights on
2/53, 12 Ireland v P.N.G. Harare 6 Mar 2018 ODI # 3986 Insights on
4, 2/28 Ireland v Netherlands Harare 4 Mar 2018 LA
0/23, 9 Ireland v Scotland Bulawayo 1 Mar 2018 Other OD
46, 1/55 Ireland v Scotland ICCA Dubai 18 Jan 2018 ODI # 3956 Insights on
1/53, 13* Ireland v Scotland ICCA Dubai 16 Jan 2018 ODI # 3954 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 18, 2018

Kevin O'Brien slashes through the off side, Ireland v Scotland, World Cup Qualifier, Super Sixes, Harare, March 18, 2018

Kevin O'Brien slashes through the off side

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Sep 13, 2017

Kevin O'Brien soaks up the sun, Ireland v West Indies, Only ODI, Belfast, Sep 13, 2017

Kevin O'Brien soaks up the sun

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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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Notes

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year 2013

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