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Famous Cricket Players from Ireland

Updated June 8, 2017 4.5k views52 items

List of famous cricket players from Ireland, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Ireland has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Irish cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Ireland and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Ireland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of players on this list: Enda McDermott, Ryan Haire and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Irish cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Ireland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Ireland in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Irish cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • 1

    Adrian Vard

    Age: 49
    Adrian Vard is an Israeli cricket player.
  • 2

    Alan Lewis

    Age: 55
    Alan Lewis may refer to: Alan Lewis (footballer) Alan Lewis (rugby union and cricket) Alan... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Albert van der Merwe (born 1 June 1979) is a South African-born Irish cricketer. Van der... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Alex Richard Cusack (born 29 October 1980) is a former Irish cricketer. A club cricketer for... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Alfred Cooper

    Age: 87
    Alfred William Madison Cooper (born 12 June 1932 in Dublin) is a former Irish and American... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Allan Eastwood

    Age: 40
    Allan Eastwood is an Irish cricketer. He made his international debut against The Netherlands... more on Wikipedia
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    Andre Cornelius Botha (born 12 September 1975) is a former Irish cricketer. He played 55 times... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Andrew Balbirnie

    Age: 29
    Andrew Balbirnie (born 28 December 1990) is an Irish cricketer. Balbirnie is a right-handed... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Andrew Britton

    Age: 31
    Samuel Andrew Britton (born 10 February 1988) is an Irish cricketer. He is a right-arm fast... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Andrew Poynter

    Age: 32
    Andrew David Poynter (born 25 April 1987) is a former Irish cricketer. Poynter is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Andy Murtagh

    Age: 70
    Andrew Joseph Murtagh (born 6 May 1949, Dublin) is an Irish-born former English first-class... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Audley Archdall

    Dec. at 67 (1826-1893)
    Audley Mervyn Archdall or Archdale (6 June 1826 – 27 February 1893) was an Irish amateur... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Billy King

    Dec. at 85 (1902-1987)
    William Robert King (16 December 1902 in County Clare, Ireland – January 1987 in Dublin) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Brendan O'Brien

    Age: 77
    Brendan Anthony O'Brien (born 2 September 1942) is a former Irish cricketer. O'Brien was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Caitriona Beggs

    Age: 42
    Caitriona Mary Beggs is an Irish cricketer who has played one women's Test match and 61... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Cecelia Joyce

    Age: 36
    Cecelia Nora Isobel Mary Joyce (born 25 July 1983 in Wicklow, Ireland) is an Irish former... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    David Langford-Smith (born December 7, 1976) is a former Irish cricketer. who, on 13 June... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Dominick Joyce

    Age: 38
    Dominick Ignatius Joyce (born 14 June 1981 in Dublin, Ireland) is a former Irish cricketer. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Ed Joyce

    Age: 41
    Edmund Christopher Joyce (born 22 September 1978) is a former Irish cricketer who played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Edward Armitage

    Dec. at 66 (1891-1957)
    Edward Leathley Armitage (26 April 1891 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland – 24 November 1957 in... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Edward Ernest Bowen

    Dec. at 65 (1836-1901)
    Edward Ernest Bowen (30 March 1836 – 8 April 1901) was an influential schoolmaster at Harrow... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Enda McDermott

    Age: 74
    Enda Anthony McDermott (born 1 December 1945) is a former Irish cricketer. McDermott was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan (born 10 September 1986) is an Irish-English cricketer who captains... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Gary Kidd

    Age: 34
    Gary Edward Kidd (born 18 September 1985) is an Irish cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    George Henry Dockrell (born 22 July 1992) is an Irish cricketer. Dockrell is right-handed... more on Wikipedia