Peter Moor

Country: Ireland
Born: February 02, 1991, Harare
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Peter Moor Bio

Peter Joseph Moor, born into a cricketing family in Harare, Zimbabwe, is a highly talented wicketkeeper-batsman who currently represents the Irish cricket team. From a young age, Moor has been captivated by the game, following in the footsteps of his uncle, father, and brother, who are all cricketers themselves. His passion for the sport led him to take up cricket at the tender age of five, and he has never looked back since.

Moor received his education at the prestigious St John’s College, where he not only excelled academically but also left an indelible mark on the school’s cricketing history. Holding the record for the highest individual score, he scored an unbeaten 214 runs, showcasing his immense talent and skill. It was during this time that his prowess as a wicketkeeper-batsman started to garner attention, and at just 16 years old, he was selected to represent the Zimbabwe Under-19 side.

Representing Zimbabwe in two Youth World Cups, in 2008 and 2010, Moor gained invaluable experience and exposure on the international stage. However, his journey in domestic franchise cricket proved to be challenging initially, as he struggled to secure a regular spot in the team. Nevertheless, with the mentorship and guidance of Grant Flower, a renowned cricket coach, Moor began to find his stride in the 2013-14 season, marking the turning point in his career.

In November 2014, Moor’s hard work paid off when he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh during Zimbabwe’s ill-fated tour. Two years later, he earned his place in the Test side, instantly making an impact with an impressive innings of 71 runs against New Zealand. With his consistent batting performances, Moor soon established himself as one of the most dependable players in the domestic circuit.

In recognition of his exceptional skills and leadership qualities, Moor was appointed as the vice-captain of the Zimbabwean cricket team in February 2019. However, fate had more surprises in store for him. Due to his experiences playing club cricket in England and Ireland during his early playing days and possessing an Irish passport through his paternal grandmother, Moor became eligible to represent Ireland. Taking advantage of this opportunity, he successfully qualified for the Irish cricket team in October 2022.

Making his Test debut for Ireland in April 2023, at the age of 32, Moor proved that age is just a number. Demonstrating his wealth of experience and impeccable technique, he seamlessly blended into the team, contributing to their success on the international stage. With a bright future ahead of him, Moor continues to showcase his exceptional skills, proving to be a valuable asset for the Irish cricket team.

Overall, Peter Joseph Moor’s journey in cricket is a testament to his unyielding passion, perseverance, and unwavering commitment to the sport. From his humble beginnings in Harare to representing two different nations, his impressive career trajectory is a testament to his immense talent and dedication. As he looks towards the future, Moor undoubtedly has many more milestones to achieve and records to break, leaving an indelible mark on the world of cricket.

Peter Moor Career Stats

Peter Moor Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 12 24 1 609 83 26.47 1384 44 0 5 64 7 9 1
T20Is 21 19 4 364 92* 24.26 286 127.27 0 1 22 24 7 0
ODIs 49 45 5 827 58* 20.67 1225 67.51 0 4 48 30 22 1
FC 78 141 6 4573 157 33.87 7314 62.52 7 27 510 97 79 4
List A 151 138 14 3172 152 25.58 4018 78.94 2 18 233 124 97 9
T20s 71 65 8 1387 95* 24.33 1086 127.71 0 5 97 83 37 8

Peter Moor Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 151 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 71 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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