Irish Star Cricketer Kevin O’Brien Retires From International Cricket


Dublin: Irish sport’s most capped international team sportsperson, Kevin O’Brien, has announced his retirement from international cricket.

The Dubliner finishes his international career with 389 caps and a career that spanned 16 years playing for Ireland.

O’Brien, 38, debuted for Ireland in 2006, playing three Tests, 153 One-Day Internationals and 110 T20 Internationals amongst his appearances for the Men in Green.

He is one of only 20 international cricketers in the history of the sport (men and women) to have registered an international century in all three formats of the game.

In his retirement statement, O’Brien indicated that growing his Academy and moving more into coaching was his next step, and the whole Irish cricket community wishes him well and acknowledges Kevin as a true great of Irish cricket.

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