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William Porterfield
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Personal information
Full name William Thomas Stuart Porterfield
Born 6 September 1984 (1984-09-06) (age 35)
Donemana, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Opening batsman; Ireland captain
International information
National side Ireland
Only Test (cap 7) 11 May 2018 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 14) 5 August 2006 v Scotland
Last ODI 23 March 2018 v Afghanistan
ODI shirt no. 6
T20I debut (cap 8) 2 August 2008 v Scotland
Last T20I 12 March 2017 v Afghanistan
T20I shirt no. 6
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008–2010 Gloucestershire
2007 MCC
2010–2017 Warwickshire
2017–present North West Warriors
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 1 119 56 128
Runs scored 33 3,692 1,002 6,263
Batting average 16.50 32.38 20.87 30.40
100s/50s -/- 11/15 0/3 9/33
Top score 32 139 72 186
Balls bowled - 108
Wickets - 2
Bowling average - 69.00
5 wickets in innings - 0
10 wickets in match - n/a n/a 0
Best bowling - 1/29
Catches/stumpings 2/– 57/– 22/– 140/–
Source: CricketArchive, 4 May 2018

William Thomas Stuart Porterfield (born 6 September 1984) is a Northern Ireland-born cricketer who is currently the captain of the Ireland cricket team and has also played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire and Warwickshire. A left-handed batsman, he has played for Ireland since 2006, and has captained Ireland at all levels from Under-13 upwards. During Afghanistan T20I series in March 2017, he passed 1,000 runs in T20Is and became the first player for Ireland to do so. In May 2018, he was named as the captain of Ireland's squad for their first ever Test match, against Pakistan.

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