Tim Murtagh

Tim Murtagh

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.

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

ODI Debut date : 23/06/2012

T20 Debut date : 21/06/2012

Age : 38 years 19 days

Role : Bowler

Height : N/A

Batting Style : Left Hand

Bowling Style : Right Arm Fast-Med

Team Played For : N/A

Batting Stats

Twenty20
Ings
R
14
5
26
ODI
Ings
R
58
36
188
Test
Ings
R
3
6
109

Bowling Stats

Twenty20
Overs
WK
14
44.4
13
ODI
Overs
WK
58
503.2
74
Test
Overs
WK
3
95
13
Tim Murtagh
Tim Murtagh

Tim Murtagh

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.

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

ODI Debut date : 23/06/2012

T20 Debut date : 21/06/2012

Age : 38 years 19 days

Role : Bowler

Height : N/A

Batting Style : Left Hand

Bowling Style : Right Arm Fast-Med

Team Played For : N/A

Batting Stats

Twenty20
Ings
R
14
5
26
ODI
Ings
R
58
36
188
Test
Ings
R
3
6
109

Bowling Stats

Twenty20
Overs
WK
14
44.4
13
ODI
Overs
WK
58
503.2
74
Test
Overs
WK
3
95
13