Niall O'Brien      

Full name Niall John O'Brien

Born November 8, 1981, Dublin

Current age 32 years 245 days

Major teams Ireland, Ireland Under-19s, Kent, Northamptonshire, Rangpur Riders

Nickname Paddy

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 7 in

Education Marian College Dublin

Relation Father - BA O'Brien, Brother - KJ O'Brien, Sister - CM O'Brien

Niall John O'Brien
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 60 60 6 1514 72 28.03 2247 67.37 0 11 134 7 39 7
T20Is 21 20 1 362 50 19.05 367 98.63 0 1 34 6 12 8
First-class 135 212 22 6862 182 36.11 12386 55.40 13 33 353 38
List A 168 147 17 3867 121 29.74 5082 76.09 2 24 135 32
Twenty20 118 101 12 1870 84 21.01 1681 111.24 0 5 169 33 62 29
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 135 18 19 2 1/4 1/4 9.50 6.33 9.0 0 0 0
List A 168 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 118 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Canada v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Nov 16, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, Apr 16-19, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Leicestershire v Kent at Leicester, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Middlesex at Maidstone, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Jul 11, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 24 Leics v Lancashire Leicester 11 Jul 2014 T20
27, 1c/0s, 33, 2c/0s Leics v Kent Leicester 7 Jul 2014 FC
0c/0s, 10 Leics v Derbyshire Chesterfield 6 Jul 2014 T20
5c/0s Leics v Northants Leicester 4 Jul 2014 T20
5 Leics 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Leicester 1 Jul 2014 Other OD
2c/1s, 33, 13, 0c/0s Leics v Surrey The Oval 22 Jun 2014 FC
0c/0s, 9 Leics v Notts Leicester 19 Jun 2014 T20
2c/0s, 29, 2c/0s, 27 Leics v Worcs Leicester 15 Jun 2014 FC
1c/0s, 9 Leics v Lancashire Manchester 13 Jun 2014 T20
89, 2c/0s, 71, 0c/0s Leics v Derbyshire Leicester 8 Jun 2014 FC
Profile

Niall O'Brien, a left-handed batsman and wicketkeeper, is an Ireland cricketer who began his county career with Kent and subsequently joined Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. His reputation has been forged in one-day cricket with his aggressive style. He has also played in the shortlived Indian Cricket League as well as the Bangladesh Premier League and for Mosman in Sydney Grade cricket. His brother Kevin also plays for Ireland.

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Apr 28, 2014

Niall O'Brien acknowledges his hundred, Leicestershire v Glamorgan, County Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, April 28, 2014

Niall O'Brien acknowledges his hundred

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Nov 15, 2013

Kevin O'Brien struck 28 from 24 balls, Ireland v Namibia, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Group A, Abu Dhabi, November 15, 2013

Kevin O'Brien struck 28 from 24 balls

© International Cricket Council

Sep 14, 2013

Niall O'Brien pulls on his way to a much-needed half-century, Lancashire v Leicestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day, September, 14, 2013

Niall O'Brien pulls on his way to a much-needed half-century

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Belfast
Jul 23, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Belfast
Jul 25, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Coleraine
Jul 27, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin
Sep 8, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin
Sep 10, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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