Ryan Burl

Zimbabwe|Middle order Batter
Ryan Burl
INTL CAREER: 2017 - 2022
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Full Name

Ryan Ponsonby Burl

Born

April 15, 1994, Marondera

Age

28y 234d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak

Playing Role

Middle order Batter

Ryan Burl liked playing squash when he was at school, but his love of cricket - specifically, the team game's camaraderie - made him want to be an international cricketer. A left-hand lower-middle-order batter and occasional legspinner, Burl broke into the Zimbabwe side in 2017, and has also played in the BPL and Afghanistan's Shpageeza Cricket League.

Sports-mad Burl studied at Peterhouse Boys School outside of Harare, which has produced England internationals Gary Ballance and the Currans, Sam and Tom; Italian rugby star Sebastian Negri; and Olympic rower Peter Purcell-Gilpin. Burl made his Zimbabwe U-17 and U-19 debuts within a month of each other in 2010-11, and his first-class debut, for Mashonaland Eagles, in 2014; in his second match of the Logan Cup that season, he made 92 and 66.

A century and two fifties against Afghanistan A in January 2017 paved the way for his ODI debut the following month, against the senior Afghanistan side. By the end of that year, he would also make his Test debut against South Africa.

The following year there came another batting high in the Logan Cup: 134 and 72 not out in a match against Mashonaland Eagles, which capped a run that started in April that year, during which he produced six scores of over 50 in five games, two of them hundreds. In mid-2019, Burl's batting in international white-ball cricket seemed to kick into a higher, more consistent, gear. He hit a 28-ball 54 in a T20I series-winning effort against Bangladesh in 2022. A month later, Burl, a part-time legspinner, starred in Zimbabwe's first win in any format in Australia, taking 5 for 10 in three overs in an ODI in Townsville.

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test35024164.807034.28003010
ODI343055175920.6872970.91033911130
T20I55501882957*25.90711116.59025136270
FC30524168115135.02329451.0331119615250
List A847511168410526.31239670.2811013531420
T20837424136877*27.361120122.14058962400
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3422810742/163/8526.752.8157.0000
ODI3423481487175/105/1028.646.0728.2110
T20I5540612750323/133/1323.437.3519.1000
FC30331629985434/348/11622.903.6237.8300
List A845015301417415/105/1034.565.5537.3110
T208353814982423/133/1323.387.2319.3000
Ryan Ponsonby Burl
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Test
ODI
T20I
Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Rhinos vs Eagles128 & 194/89 & 0/801-Dec-2022HarareFC
Rhinos vs Mountaineers0 & 90/39 & 2/3324-Nov-2022HarareFC
Zimbabwe vs India350/1406-Nov-2022MelbourneT20I # 1873
Zimbabwe vs Netherlands2--02-Nov-2022AdelaideT20I # 1859
Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh27*--30-Oct-2022BrisbaneT20I # 1851
Photos
Ryan Burl and Sikandar Raza added 60 runs for the sixth wicket
Ryan Burl was castled by R Ashwin for 35
Ryan Burl was quick on the reverse hit, including one that was hit for a six
Ryan Burl struck some meaty blows
Ryan Burl exults after hitting the winning boundary
Ryan Burl hugs Milton Shumba after hitting the winning runs