David Murphy

Country: Scotland
Born: June 24, 1989, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Middle order Batter

David Murphy Bio

David Murphy is a talented cricketer hailing from Scotland, known for his exceptional skills as a wicketkeeper. Born on May 14, 1988, in Scotland, Murphy has made significant contributions to both domestic and international cricket.

Murphy made his mark in Northants’ history when he executed a phenomenal catch for the final wicket during the Friends Life t20 final in 2013. This catch not only secured victory for his team but also etched his name in the records of the club. Additionally, during that year, Murphy took a total of 72 dismissals, displaying his exceptional ability behind the stumps.

Murphy’s consistent performances with the gloves led to his inclusion in the Scotland squad. Throughout 2013, he was entrusted with the wicketkeeping duties and played a crucial role in their successful campaign to qualify for the 2015 World Cup. His international debut came against Afghanistan in March 2013, a memorable moment in his cricketing journey.

Known for his dedication and hard work, Murphy’s reputation continued to grow. His outstanding performances resulted in Niall O’Brien’s departure from Northamptonshire after the 2012 season. However, Murphy faced tough competition from promising cricketers like Ben Duckett and Adam Rossington, with the latter eventually joining the team permanently in 2014. Nonetheless, Murphy’s skill set and commitment allowed him to maintain his position as the team’s primary wicketkeeper.

The 2015 season concluded on a high note for Murphy as he achieved a significant milestone in his career. He scored his maiden century in the Championship match against Surrey. This match held a unique distinction as all three Northants wicketkeepers—Murphy, Rossington, and Duckett—achieved centuries, showcasing the incredible depth of talent within the team.

Despite his numerous achievements, Murphy remains a humble individual, constantly striving for excellence. His hard work and passion for the game are evident in his consistent performances. As a wicketkeeper, he possesses lightning-fast reflexes and exceptional glovework, making him a valuable asset to any team fortunate enough to have him.

Off the field, Murphy is known for his amiable personality and his ability to foster a positive team environment. He serves as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers, particularly in Scotland, motivating them to work hard and chase their dreams.

David Murphy Career Stats

David Murphy Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 4 4 3 35 20 35 35 100 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs 8 7 2 58 20* 11.6 118 49.15 0 0 3 0 8 3
FC 78 105 22 2205 135* 26.56 4958 44.47 1 12 249 14 207 19
List A 40 25 13 272 31* 22.66 379 71.76 0 0 21 2 26 12
T20s 39 19 7 129 20 10.75 125 103.2 0 0 12 0 18 5

David Murphy Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 78 2 36 43 1 1/40 1/40 43 7.16 36 0 0 0
List A 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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