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Belfast Cricket Ground T20 records: Belfast T20 records and highest innings total at Civil Service Cricket Club Sormont

Dixit Bhargav
|Mon Aug 08 2022


Belfast Cricket Ground T20 records: Civil Service Cricket Club will be hosting an international match in less than three weeks.

Afghanistan’s tour of Ireland 2022 will commence in less than 24 hours from now with the first of a five-match T20I series to be played at the Civil Service Cricket Club. Readers must note that all the remaining matches of this series will also be played at this venue only.

Belfast, which hosted New Zealand for three T20Is for last month, will be hosting a total of eight international matches in this bumper Irish summer.

Ireland, who’ve played 14 out of the 22 T20Is played here, have won four and lost nine to not have the best of records in the last 14 years. Afghanistan, on the other hand, have never played a Belfast T20I in the past. Having played nine ODIs at this venue, Afghanistan have won five and lost four matches.

Belfast Cricket Ground T20 records (updated)

Highest T20I run-scorers at the Civil Service Cricket Club are Paul Stirling (223), Andy Balbirnie (168), William Porterfield (154), Lorcan Tucker (149) and Glenn Phillips (148). A list of best T20I batters at this venue among active cricketers is provided below:

BatterMatchesRunsHighestAverageSR
Paul Stirling (IRE)122234018.58109.85
Andy Balbirnie (IRE)91685121113.51
Lorcan Tucker (IRE)71495021.28120.16
Glenn Phillips (NZ)314869*148132.14
Mark Adair (IRE)38878*44129.41

Highest wicket-takers in Belfast T20Is are Josh Little (12), Kevin O’Brien (11), Dewald Nel (9), Andrew Cusack (9) and Harvir Baidwan (8). A list of best T20I bowlers here among active cricketers is given below:

BowlerMatchesWicketsAverageEconomySR
Josh Little (IRE)61216812
Paul Stirling (IRE)12710.146.459.4
Ish Sodhi (NZ)36147.6311
George Dockrell (IRE)106236.920
Mark Adair (IRE)7636.838.5026

Highest innings total at Civil Service Cricket Club, Sormont, Belfast (updated)

ScoreOversTeamOppositionYear
190/520BangladeshIreland2012
189/220South AfricaIreland2021
180/419New ZealandIreland2022
179/420New ZealandIreland2022
174/420IrelandNew Zealand2022

Out of 24 Belfast T20Is over the years, 15 have been won by teams batting second. The above mentioned third-highest innings total at this venue is also the highest successful T20I run-chase here.


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