Ethan O’Reilly

Country: South Africa
Born: December 27, 1985, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast

Ethan O’Reilly Bio

Ethan O’Reilly: The Rising Cricket Star from South Africa

Ethan O’Reilly, a talented right-arm fast bowler hailing from South Africa, has quickly emerged as one of the most promising stars in the cricketing world. Born and raised in the cricket-loving nation, O’Reilly has shown immense potential, becoming a key player for his team, the Lions, in a short span of time.

Ironically, O’Reilly made his debut for Eastern Province against the union he would later join – Gauteng. This early exposure to high-level competition would prove invaluable in his development as a cricketer. The young fast bowler impressed many with his raw talent and fiery determination.

Joining the Lions at the beginning of the 2009-10 season, O’Reilly wasted no time in making his mark on the team. With his nickname ‘Smengle’ – a nod to the famous character from “The Lord of the Rings” – he brings a touch of mystique and excitement to the cricketing arena. His goal is clear: to establish himself as the undisputed lord of the bullring, known for his exceptional skills and presence on the pitch.

O’Reilly’s breakout moment came in his debut season, during the first leg of the semi-final of the Standard Bank Pro20 against the Titans at the Wanderers. With deceptive pace, swing, and an impressive bouncer, he proved his mettle by taking a remarkable 3 for 27. This performance served as a testament to his immense talent and catapulted his status within the cricketing community.

Despite being relatively new to the scene, O’Reilly has quickly become one of the spearheads of the Lions’ formidable bowling attack. His ability to consistently deceive batsmen and deliver wicket-taking deliveries has earned him recognition and respect from both teammates and opponents alike. O’Reilly’s deceptive pace, combined with his intelligent bowling tactics, make him a formidable force to reckon with.

Off the field, O’Reilly is known for his humble and down-to-earth demeanor. He possesses a strong work ethic, constantly striving to improve his skills and enhance his understanding of the game. He is often seen at training sessions and practicing tirelessly to perfect his techniques. O’Reilly’s dedication to his craft is evident in his performances on the field, and it is his unwavering commitment that has endeared him to fans and pundits alike.

Furthermore, O’Reilly’s passion for cricket extends beyond the boundaries of his own success. He is actively involved in promoting the sport to the younger generations, coaching and mentoring aspiring cricketers in his spare time. O’Reilly recognizes the importance of nurturing talent and believes in giving back to the sport that has given him so much.

As O’Reilly continues to make waves in the cricketing world, each match seems to affirm his status as a rising star. With his skill set and determination, he has the potential to become one of the greatest fast bowlers of his generation. Fueled by an insatiable desire to compete and excel, Ethan O’Reilly exemplifies the spirit of South African cricket, showcasing his talents on the global stage and inspiring future generations to follow in his footsteps.

Ethan O’Reilly Career Stats

Ethan O’Reilly Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 32 34 16 229 42* 12.72 716 31.98 0 0 20 2 19 0
List A 31 10 5 24 6* 4.8 53 45.28 0 0 3 0 11 0
T20s 31 4 1 12 7 4 18 66.66 0 0 0 0 3 0

Ethan O’Reilly Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 32 55 4258 2366 109 5/3 8/75 21.7 3.33 39 3 5 0
List A 31 30 1094 1106 39 5/38 5/38 28.35 6.06 28 1 1 0
T20s 31 31 681 837 32 4/27 4/27 26.15 7.37 21.2 1 0 0

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