Greg Thompson (cricketer)

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Greg Thompson
Personal information
Full name Greg James Thompson
Born (1987-09-17) 17 September 1987 (age 29)
Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 23) 18 March 2008 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 22 March 2008 v Bangladesh
T20I debut (cap 39) 5 September 2016 v Hong Kong
Last T20I 12 March 2017 v Afghanistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005 Lancashire
2007–2008 Durham UCCE
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 3 8 12 4
Runs scored 2 75 132 2
Batting average 1.00 12.50 18.85 0.66
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 2 44 38 2
Balls bowled 72 1,107 84
Wickets 1 17 2
Bowling average 73.00 35.58 37.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/73 3/76 1/2
Catches/stumpings 1/– 1/– 6/– 1/–
Source: CricketArchive, 12 March 2017

Greg Thompson (born September 17, 1987) is an Irish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler. He has played for Ireland since 2004, playing for the full squad before reverting to play for the Under-17, Under-19 and Under-23 teams respectively from 2005 onwards. He is at Royal School Armagh. He played for Lancashire during 2005, having played for Hampshire's Second XI in 2004. He represented Lancashire in the Second XI trophy during 2006.

Thompson represented Ireland in the 2004 and 2006 Under-19 World Cups. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh on 18 March 2008, and went on to play in all three matches of this tour (his only ODI appearances to date).[1] He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Hong Kong more than 8 years later on 5 September 2016.[2]

He is the joint leading wicket taker along with Moisés Henriques in Under-19 Cricket World Cup tournament history with 27 scalps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1st ODI: Bangladesh v Ireland at Dhaka, Mar 18, 2008". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "1st T20I: Ireland v Hong Kong at Bready, Sep 5, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | Under-19s World Cup | Most wickets | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 

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