Name: Niall O'Brien
Date of birth: 08/11/1981
International Team: Ireland
Domestic Team: Northamptonshire
Role: Wicket Keeper
Bowling Style: Unknown
Batting Style: Left-hand
- ODI debut v Ireland at Ayr - August, 2006
- The wicketkeeper-batsman produced some impressive performances for his native Ireland, including a scintillating hundred in a three-day match against MCC, before joining Kent
- He scampered to an unbeaten 58 to help Ireland defeat West Indies in June 2004, and even lit Brian Lara's fuse after Lara refused to walk after a strong appeal for caught behind had been rejected
- Opportunities for O'Brien at Kent have so far arisen through Geraint Jones's elevation to the England side and he made an impact with three half-centuries in his first 11 matches
- However when Jones was dropped by from the Test team in August 2006, O'Brien was pushed back into the second team and was released at the end of the summer
- His fiery temperament also caught the eye of the match referee during the ICC Trophy matches.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||2006-2015||Innings Bowled:||0|
|Highest Score:||80||Best bowling in Innings:||N/A|
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool B
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