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Curtis Campher
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Curtis Campher

Ireland|Allrounder
Curtis Campher

INTL CAREER: 2020 - 2021

Full Name

Curtis Campher

Born

April 20, 1999, Johannesburg

Age

22y 228d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Allrounder

Education

St Peters

TEAMS

Born in Johannesburg, raised in South Africa and a player for the national Under-19 side, Curtis Campher decided to leave his homeland behind and put his Irish passport to good use in early 2020, declaring his intentions to move to Ireland and play for the national team. He went on the Ireland Wolves' tour to Namibia early that year, and impressed sufficiently to win a place in the squad for a three-match ODI series in England in July.

Thrown straight into the side, Campher made half-centuries in his first two international innings, and dismissed Tom Banton with his fourth ball on debut - whom he had previously trapped lbw while playing against him for South Africa U-19s. He also took a couple of wickets in the famous Irish victory in the third match of the series, and was immediately a fixture in the one-day side. "He's a great person to captain," said Andy Balbirnie.

Campher, a diminutive seam-bowling allrounder, has ambitions to move up the order and bat in the top six. He moved to Munster Reds ahead of the 2021 domestic season after playing for Leinster Lightning in his first summer as an adopted Irishman, though ankle surgery provided a setback. It was Niall O'Brien, the long-standing Ireland wicketkeeper, who first discovered that Campher qualified - thanks to his grandmother, who was brought up in Derry - while chatting to him during a warm-up match for the 2019 World Cup Qualifier.

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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODI10813596851.2849272.960429210
T20I772752415.0067111.94006120
FC120613930.5018632.79007000
List A211726166841.0681275.860655420
T201513421162*23.44152138.8101151060
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI10725524582/312/3130.625.7631.8000
T20I7713318094/264/2620.008.1214.7100
FC1------------
List A2114543467184/464/4625.945.1630.1100
T201514247396144/264/2628.289.6117.6100
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Curtis Campher celebrates a wicket
Wanindu Hasaranga and Curtis Campher fall to the ground after a mini-collision
It was a day to remember for Curtis Campher as the digital screen in Abu Dhabi suggested
Pieter Seelaar and Curtis Campher in action
Curtis Campher became the third man to take four wickets in four balls in men's T20Is
Curtis Campher rocked Netherlands with four wickets in four balls