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Tim Murtagh

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He played for England in the 1999 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

WICKETS
74
AVERAGE
31

Tim Murtagh

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He played for England in the 1999 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

WICKETS
13
AVERAGE
24.9

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

AGE
38
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Lambeth

COUNTRY

Ireland

Ireland

Bio

Swing bowler Tim Murtagh was born in London but qualified to play for Ireland thanks to his grandfather who was born in Dublin.

A conversation with Ireland and Middlesex batsman Ed Joyce in 2011 inspired Murtagh’s move, and after his application for Irish citizenship was granted in January 2012, he played his first one-day international for Ireland against Australia in June 2013

The bowler has since played 10 ODIs and taken nine wickets, including 3-33 against England in September 2013.

Murtagh is also a valued member of Middlesex’s attack and good performances through the 2014 county season saw him included in Ireland’s World Cup squad. But Murtagh was forced to pull out of the tournament in January after breaking his foot and was replaced by seamer Max Sorensen.

MATCHES
3
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
54
BEST BOWLING
5-13
Bowling
WICKETS
13
AVERAGE
16.4
ECONOMY
2.24
S/R
43.8
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
109
INNINGS
6
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
27.25
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
58
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
23
BEST BOWLING
5-21
Bowling
WICKETS
74
AVERAGE
31
ECONOMY
4.55
S/R
40.8
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
188
INNINGS
36
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
7.83
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
14
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
12
BEST BOWLING
3-23
Bowling
WICKETS
13
AVERAGE
24.9
ECONOMY
7.25
S/R
20.6
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
26
INNINGS
5
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
13
100s
0
50s
0

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