Richie Berrington

Country: Scotland
Born: April 03, 1987, Pretoria, South Africa
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Top order Batter

Richie Berrington Bio

Richard Douglas Berrington, popularly known as Richie Berrington, is a talented cricketer hailing from Scotland. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Berrington moved to Scotland during his youth and has since become an integral part of the country’s cricketing setup. A versatile batting all-rounder who can also bowl seam, Berrington has showcased his exceptional skills on multiple occasions.

Berrington’s cricketing journey began during his days in the Under-15 side, where his potential was evident from a young age. Recognizing his talent, the International Cricket Council (ICC) selected him to be part of the European Cricket Academy, sending him to India at the mere age of 18. This opportunity allowed Berrington to gain exposure and enhance his skills in the sport.

Even before his stint in the academy, Berrington had represented Scotland’s Under-19 side while still being eligible for their Under-17 team. He gained valuable experience by participating in the Under-19 World Cup held in Sri Lanka in February 2006, further refining his skills on the international stage.

Making his ODI debut against Ireland in July 2008, Berrington left an instant impact as he struck the winning runs, guiding Scotland to victory by five wickets. This performance highlighted his potential, propelling him into the national side on a regular basis. In an effort to elevate the professionalism of their team, Cricket Scotland awarded Berrington a full-time professional contract in March 2010, along with five other players. This move further boosted Berrington’s confidence and showcased the faith placed in his abilities.

Berrington’s prowess with the bat is evident in his flamboyant strokeplay, particularly his ability to strike boundaries. He demonstrated this power during an ODI against Ireland in 2011 when he smashed 56 runs off just 23 balls, leaving spectators in awe of his ball-striking ability. However, despite his astounding performances, Berrington has occasionally struggled with consistency, frustrating both fans and selectors alike.

Nevertheless, Berrington’s undeniable talent and dedication earned him a spot in Scotland’s World Cup squad. In his 34th ODI, also against Ireland, he achieved a significant milestone by scoring his maiden ODI century. This remarkable achievement solidified his place in the national team and showcased his potential to perform on the grandest stage.

Overall, Berrington’s contributions to Scottish cricket have been crucial in pushing the nation’s team towards greater success. His dynamic style of play and ability to contribute with both bat and ball make him a valuable asset. As he continues to refine his skills and work towards consistency, Berrington undoubtedly has the potential to elevate Scottish cricket to new heights.

Richie Berrington Career Stats

Richie Berrington Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 85 77 15 2032 100 32.77 1534 132.46 1 10 176 69 18 0
ODIs 112 106 12 2928 127 31.14 3928 74.54 4 18 198 65 38 0
FC 20 32 3 844 129 29.1 1968 42.88 2 4 97 6 15 0
List A 179 164 16 4465 127 30.16 5928 75.32 6 26 317 89 58 0
T20s 107 98 18 2568 100 32.1 1973 130.15 1 14 227 82 24 0

Richie Berrington Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 85 41 518 660 28 3/17 3/17 23.57 7.64 18.5 0 0 0
ODIs 112 62 1550 1345 34 4/40 4/40 39.55 5.2 45.5 1 0 0
FC 20 27 1206 649 25 3/13 3/39 25.96 3.22 48.2 0 0 0
List A 179 102 2727 2458 64 4/40 4/40 38.4 5.4 42.6 2 0 0
T20s 107 55 735 941 36 3/17 3/17 26.13 7.68 20.4 0 0 0

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