Kevin O's Brien

  • Netherlands stun Ireland, qualify for WT20 Super10 stage March 21, 2014

    Sylhet: The Netherlands displayed a brutal exhibition of power hitting to pull off a stunning six-wicket win over Ireland and progressed to the Super 10 stage of the World Twenty20 Friday. Leading the charge was top-scorer and man of the match, Stephan Myburgh, who smashed 63 off a mere 23 balls...
  • O'Brien relishes his return to the Caribbean July 19, 2013

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Ireland's Kevin O'Brien who launched his international career in the Caribbean says he is relishing a return to the region where it all started for him. The 29-year-old allrounder, who burst on to the international scene in the Caribbean at the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, says the region...
  • Kevin O'Brien laments missing IPL 5 May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Ireland allrounder Kevin O'Brien on Friday expressed his disappointment for not being picked by any of the franchises for the fifth season of the ongoing Indian Premier League. "It was really unfortunate not to be part of the IPL. I was disappointed, upset would rather be the right...
  • O'Brien looks back at epic WC win over Eng March 2, 2012

    Dubai: Ireland's middle-order batsman Kevin O'Brien hopes the country continues to build on the gains it derived from the 2011 World Cup in the Indian sub-continent. It was on the same day last year that O'Brien slammed a breathtaking 113 off 63 balls to turn the tables on England at Bangalore's...
  • IPL auction: The top 10 prospects February 3, 2012

    The Indian Premier League, the world's richest cricket tournament, will hold an auction in Bangalore on February 4, where as many as 144 players will go under the hammer. Each team can spend $2 million in the event meant for players not picked up in last year's auction. The exceptions...
  • IPL auction: KTK players set for hefty payday February 4, 2012

    The IPL auction, set to be held in Bangalore on February 4, will see 144 players - including several former Kochi Tuskers Kerala players - go under the hammer. These players, picked according to a combination of their valuation and star worth, will be put up for auction. The players...
  • Kevin O'Brien eager for IPL chance February 2, 2012

    London: Ireland's Kevin O'Brien will hope for more good news from Bangalore when the Indian Premier League players' auction takes place in the southern Indian city on Saturday. It was in Bangalore last year where O'Brien scored the fastest world cup century of all time during Ireland's sensational win over England. O'Brien...