Nigel Jones

Country: Ireland
Born: April 22, 1982, Timaru, New Zealand
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium
Playing role: Allrounder

Nigel Jones Bio

Nigel Geoffrey Jones is a professional cricket player from Ireland known for his exceptional all-round skills. Born in New Zealand, Jones made the significant move to Ireland, where he has carved out a successful career in the sport.

Jones made his club debut for Civil Service North in 2007 and quickly made a name for himself with his outstanding performances. His talent soon caught the eye of the national selectors, and he earned a place in the senior Ireland side ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 in 2009.

Primarily a top-order batsman for his club, Jones has often found himself lower down the batting order when representing Ireland, typically batting at No. 7. Despite this, he has consistently showcased his ability to contribute valuable runs to the team’s cause.

Although his debut for Ireland came against a New Zealand side that featured several of his old friends, it proved to be a relatively uneventful affair for Jones. Restricted to a minimal role, he did not get an opportunity to showcase his batting skills but managed to bowl three economical overs without claiming any wickets.

Jones is a medium pace bowler who utilizes a short run-up and possesses an energetic action that often gives the impression of bowling off the wrong foot. His deceptive approach to the crease belies his actual pace, and he regularly surprises opponents by generating extra bounce and making the ball rush onto the bat.

Throughout his career, Jones has demonstrated his ability to contribute both with bat and ball, making valuable contributions to the team’s success. As an all-rounder, his versatility is a significant asset to the Irish side, and he has proven to be a key player in various formats of the game.

Off the field, Jones is known for his dedication and professionalism. He consistently strives to improve his skills and fitness, setting a commendable example for his teammates. His commitment to the sport has earned him the respect and admiration of his peers and fans alike.

With numerous notable performances throughout his career, Jones has established himself as a formidable presence on the cricket field. His contributions have significantly contributed to Ireland’s success on the international stage and have played a pivotal role in the team’s achievements.

As his career progresses, Nigel Geoffrey Jones will continue to leave an indelible mark on Irish cricket.

Nigel Jones Career Stats

Nigel Jones Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 4 2 42 14* 21 38 110.52 0 0 1 2 1 0
ODIs 14 9 4 74 25* 14.8 102 72.54 0 0 2 0 7 0
FC - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 18 12 4 129 30 16.12 201 64.17 0 0 4 1 9 0
T20s 14 12 3 141 57 15.66 120 117.5 0 1 7 7 6 0

Nigel Jones Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 2 12 14 0 - - - 7 - 0 0 0
ODIs 14 13 389 234 10 2/19 2/19 23.4 3.6 38.9 0 0 0
FC - - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 18 16 545 376 12 2/19 2/19 31.33 4.13 45.4 0 0 0
T20s 14 10 182 213 8 2/21 2/21 26.62 7.02 22.7 0 0 0

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