Full Name Kevin O'Brien
Born March 4, 1984
Dublin, Ireland
Age 32 Years, 10 Months, 17 Days
National Side Ireland
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm medium fast
Batting Rank ODI - 44, World Cup - 44, T20I - 79
Bowling Rank ODI - 61, World Cup - 61, T20I - 48
Teams Played Ireland, Gloucestershire, Ireland A, Leicestershire, Northern Districts, Nottinghamshire, Surrey, Ireland, Somerset, Ireland XI, Rangpur Riders, Trinbago Knight Riders
Man of the Match ODI - 5, World Cup - 1, T20I - 2,
Career Span [ODI, 2006 - 2016], [World Cup, 2007 - 2015], [T20I, 2008 - 2017],

A sensational 50-ball century in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup against England by Kevin O’Brien propelled his name in the Irish cricketing folklore, making it a record fastest hundred in World Cup history. Not only that, but O’Brien’s efforts helped Ireland clinch a shocking three-wicket victory over their neighbours.

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Kevin O'Brien Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
ODI 103 94 11 2629 142 v KEN 2 13 237 62 31.67 85.27 45 0
World Cup 20 20 2 499 113 v ENG 1 1 48 17 27.72 90.39 7 0
T20I 54 47 9 648 42* v NED 0 0 47 26 17.05 120.22 16 0

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
ODI 88 544 23 2866 90 4/13 v NED 9 0 31.84 5.26 36.26
World Cup 16 84.5 1 623 13 4/71 v WI 0 0 47.92 7.34 39.15
T20I 41 123.3 0 835 47 3/8 v NEP 5 0 17.76 6.76 15.76

Kevin O'Brien Profile

A sensational 50-ball century in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup against England by Kevin O’Brien propelled his name in the Irish cricketing folklore, making it a record fastest hundred in World Cup history. Not only that, but O’Brien’s efforts helped Ireland clinch a shocking three-wicket victory over their neighbours.

A right-handed batsman right-arm medium-fast bowler, O’Brien represented his country at the Under-19 World Cup, and then went on to have a decent ODI debut against England in 2006, even before entering the first-class arena. However, a year later, he played his maiden domestic game against UAE at Abu Dhabi. Touted as a genuine all-rounder, O’Brien had a fruitful experience at the 2007 World Cricket League, notching second highest-runs at an average of 50 plus. His all-round performances continued at the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, though they weren’t spectacular so to speak. Though, O’Brien continues to be one of the top performers for Ireland cricket.
 

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