Paul Stirling      

Full name Paul Robert Stirling

Born September 3, 1990, Belfast

Current age 30 years 85 days

Major teams Ireland, Bengal Tigers, Boost Defenders, Chitwan Tigers, Dambulla Viiking, ICC Combined Associate and Affiliate XI, Ireland A, Ireland Under-13s, Ireland Under-15s, Ireland Under-17s, Ireland Under-19s, Ireland Under-23s, Kandahar Knights, Kerala Kings, Khulna Titans, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Northamptonshire, Northerns, Paarl Rocks, Royals, Sylhet Royals

Playing role Batting allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - RB Stirling

Paul Robert Stirling
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 0 104 36 17.33 177 58.75 0 0 16 0 4 0
ODIs 120 117 2 4277 177 37.19 4902 87.25 9 24 462 95 46 0
T20Is 78 77 6 2124 95 29.91 1525 139.27 0 18 251 71 22 0
First-class 70 110 5 2932 146 27.92 4733 61.94 6 14 410 29 40 0
List A 206 200 8 7001 177 36.46 7755 90.27 17 33 770 151 81 0
T20s 228 227 11 5746 109 26.60 4025 142.75 1 40 689 209 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 1 12 11 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 120 74 2393 1903 43 6/55 6/55 44.25 4.77 55.6 1 1 0
T20Is 78 36 486 615 17 3/21 3/21 36.17 7.59 28.5 0 0 0
First-class 70 56 2338 1118 27 2/21 3/31 41.40 2.86 86.5 0 0 0
List A 206 114 3441 2866 70 6/55 6/55 40.94 4.99 49.1 2 1 0
T20s 228 111 1529 1867 72 4/10 4/10 25.93 7.32 21.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin (Malahide), May 11-15, 2018 scorecard
Last Test England v Ireland at Lord's, Jul 24-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen, Jul 1, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI England v Ireland at Southampton, Aug 4, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Pakistan at The Oval, Jun 15, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 10, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Mar 6-9, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Middlesex at Hove, Aug 18-20, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Nottinghamshire at Dublin, Apr 27, 2008 scorecard
Last List A England v Ireland at Southampton, Aug 4, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Ireland v Bangladesh A at Eglinton, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire at Bristol, Oct 1, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 Northants v Gloucs Bristol 1 Oct 2020 T20
38 Northants v Bears Birmingham 20 Sep 2020 T20
25, 0/16 Northants v Somerset Taunton 18 Sep 2020 T20
5 Northants v Worcs Northampton 15 Sep 2020 T20
1 Northants v Glamorgan Cardiff 13 Sep 2020 T20
32 Northants v Gloucs Northampton 11 Sep 2020 T20
1/15, 22 Northants v Glamorgan Birmingham 3 Sep 2020 T20
14 Northants v Bears Northampton 1 Sep 2020 T20
15 Northants v Somerset Northampton 30 Aug 2020 T20
2/26, 80* Northants v Worcs Worcester 29 Aug 2020 T20
Profile

Paul Stirling has long been recognised as a formidable cricketing talent both in Ireland and beyond. Before his 23rd birthday, he had already hit two ODI centuries against Pakistan. With a natural swagger and belligerence allied to a portly build, Stirling has evoked comparisons with Jesse Ryder. He generates huge power with seemingly little effort and is particularly strong lashing the ball straight or pulling the ball over midwicket.

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Sep 29, 2020

Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie and Gareth Delany were three of the nine overseas players in this season's T20 Blast

Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie and Gareth Delany were three of the nine overseas players in this season's T20 Blast

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Sep 1, 2020

Paul Stirling and Richard Levi bump gloves, Northamptonshire v Birmingham, Vitality T20 Blast, Wantage Road, September 1, 2020

If they all play on Thursday, Northants' top three - Paul Stirling, Richard Levi and Josh Cobb - will have 600 T20 apperances between them

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Sep 1, 2020

Paul Stirling was signed by Northants as an overseas player for the Blast, Northamptonshire v Birmingham, Vitality T20 Blast, Wantage Road, September 1, 2020

Paul Stirling was signed by Northants as an overseas player for the Blast

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