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William Porterfield

Batter

Did you know?

He scored his first ODI century against Bermuda in 2007.

RUNS
3703
AVERAGE
31.92

William Porterfield

Batter

Did you know?

He scored his first ODI century against Bermuda in 2007.

RUNS
935
AVERAGE
19.89

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
34
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Londonderry

COUNTRY

Ireland

Ireland

Bio

William Porterfield has represented Ireland at every level from under-13 up. A natural leader, the batsman also regularly captained teams as he rose through the ranks.

He earned his first international cap against Namibia in 2006 while his first official one-day international appearance was against Scotland mere months later.

Porterfield succeeded Trent Johnston as captain of the Irish team and has since led his team on more than 100 occasions, to be the most successful Irish captain in the team’s history. 

With six ODI hundreds to his name, Porterfield is also a talented fielder and Ireland will rely on him to perform well when they head to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

It will be his third appearance at the tournament. In 2007, he scored 85 in Ireland’s upset win over Bangladesh while in 2011, he captained his team to a three-wicket win over old rivals England.

When he isn’t playing for Ireland, Porterfield lines up for Warwickshire in County cricket.

MATCHES
1
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
32
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
33
INNINGS
2
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
16.5
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
121
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
139
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3703
INNINGS
119
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
31.92
100s
11
50s
15
MATCHES
55
DEBUT
2008
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
72
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
935
INNINGS
53
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
19.89
100s
0
50s
3

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