The whole nation of Ireland is represented at the highest level of cricket by the national cricket team known as Ireland. They are now one of the 12 nations that participate in the examination. In terms of Twenty20 international teams, the Irish men’s cricket team is currently rated 14th in the world by the International Cricket Council (ICC). They played their maiden Twenty20 international match on August 2, 2008 in Belfast against Scotland. The match was against Scotland. Since then, they have participated in 134 more competitions. You are welcome to have a peek at where Ireland is in the t20 team ranking.
At this point in time, Andrew Balbirnie is serving as the captain of the Irish squad for Twenty20 cricket. There have been many members of the Irish cricket squad who have been able to score four runs in Twenty20 International matches (T20Is). The 10 Irish cricketers who have hit the most fours in Twenty20 Internationals are listed here, in order of most to fewest hits.
- Paul Stirling –
In 2009, Paul Stirling, an Irish cricketer, took part in the first Twenty20 International that his country hosted. Since then, he has played for his country in 114 T20 internationals. He has the most fours of any Irish player in Twenty20 Internationals. He was the first person to do this. He has now hit 344 fours in his career, and he has hit 344 of them in his last 113 at-bats.
- Andrew Balbirnie-
Andrew Balbirnie now is the captain of the Ireland team for all types of cricket. He played his first Twenty20 International for Ireland in 2015. Since then, he has played in a total of 79 of these games. He now has the second-most fours of any player in the history of his country. He has been up to bat 75 times so far, during which time he has hit 183 fours.
- Kevin O’Brien –
Kevin O’Brien was an Irish cricketer who used to play for Ireland. He was on the team from 2006 to 2021. In 2008, he played his first international Twenty20 match, and he went on to play 110 more. In 103 times up to bat for the Ireland cricket team, he hit 165 fours, which is the most for his country.
- William Porterfield –
William Porterfield is a famous figure in Irish cricket because he played for a long time and led his team. In 2008, he played his first Twenty20 international game for Ireland against Scotland. He went on to play 61 more Twenty20 games for Ireland. In 59 games for the Irish cricket team, he has hit 120 fours. That was an amazing thing to do.
- Gary Wilson –
Gary Wilson is a well-known name in cricket. He used to keep wickets and bat for the Irish team. In the 1980s and 1990s, he played for the Irish national team. In the end, he played 81 Twenty20 games for Ireland. His first international game was in 2008, and he played in a total of 81 of them. He hit 108 fours in 68 innings for his national team, which made him Ireland’s sixth-highest scorer in Twenty20 internationals.
- Lorcan Tucker –
Lorcan Tucker played his first international match for Ireland in 2016 against Hong Kong. It was a Twenty20 match. So far, he has played in 42 Twenty20 games with the Ireland cricket team. Tucker has scored the most fours for the Irish cricket team, with 61 in 38 innings. He has also helped the Irish cricket team by scoring 50 points in four Twenty20 Internationals.
- Harry Tector –
In 2019, Irish cricketer Harry Tector played his first match for Ireland in a Twenty20 international. He has played in 44 matches for the Ireland cricket team, and his average at bat in those matches is 24. He has played for his country’s national team for a total of 41 innings and has 59 four-run hits at this point in his career.
- Gareth Delany –
Gareth Delany is an Irish cricket player who made his T20 debut in 2019. Since then, he has played in a total of 49 Twenty20 Internationals. Gareth Delany plays cricket for Ireland. As a utility player, he has been up to bat 45 times, during which time he has hit 58 fours. Because he can change, he has done well in every part of the game. In the Twenty20 international tournament, he got a perfect score of 89, not out.
- George Dockrell –
In Ireland, George Dockrell makes his income as a professional cricket player. At the moment, he is playing for the Irish cricket team as an all-rounder. Dockrell is a cricket player who hails from Ireland. Up till this moment, he has participated in 105 top-level international matches for them. He has been given 61 opportunities to bat for the Ireland national cricket team and has scored 48 fours in those opportunities. It was the first time he had ever played for his country in an international competition in 2010, and it was a Twenty20 match against Afghanistan that they were playing in. He was competing on a global stage for the first first time, and he performed quite well for himself.
10 Niall O’Brien –
Niall O’Brien is Kevin O’Brien’s elder brother. Kevin O’Brien is also an O’Brien. Also an O’Brien is Kevin O’Brien. During the period that he spent playing cricket professionally in Ireland, he was a member of the Irish national team’s keeping wickets and hitting teams. Kevin O’Brien is a fan of a wide range of sports and likes participating in them. 2008 was the year when he participated in his maiden international Twenty20 match. In 2016, he competed in the Twenty20 international event that would be his last. Niall took part in thirty Twenty20 internationals while playing for Ireland. He batted for a total of 28 innings and hit 40 fours throughout that time.