Craig Young

Ireland
Age
April 4, 1990 (32 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Londonderry, Ireland
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Ireland
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast medium

Craig Young (born 4 April 1990) is an Irish right-arm pace bowler. He played his maiden first-class match for Ireland in May 2013 against Scotland. His ODI debut was also against Scotland in September 2014. He made an immediate impression on the audience by grabbing 5/45 in the game. Young’s T20I debut was against Scotland in June 2015. In January 2020, Cricket Ireland awarded him a full-time central contract.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
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Bowling
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Team played

Ireland, Ireland A, North West Warriors, Ireland Wolves, Belfast Titans

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
34
18
8
76
12*
7.6
103
73.79
0
0
6
2
T20I
38
14
7
60
22*
8.57
72
83.33
0
0
5
2
Test
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
34
29
1517
1353
56
5/46
5.35
24.16
27.09
1
1
0
T20I
38
36
717
984
27
2/15
8.23
36.44
26.56
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

International Career

In 2015, Craig Young helped Ireland win against the UAE in a first-class game, claiming 7 wickets in the match. He last played in an ODI versus England in Southampton in August 2020. Besides his bowling skills, Young can also score useful rapid runs in the lower order.

ODI Career Stats

As of September 2020, Young has starred in 17 ODIs in which he has claimed 34 wickets at an average of 23.44, an economy rate of 5.47 and a strike rate of 25.6 with 1 five-for. His best ODI figures are 5/46.

T20I Career Stats

Young has featured in 32 T20Is so for, grabbing 27 scalps at an average of 27.77, an economy rate of 8.15 and a strike rate of 20.4 with 1 four-for. His best figures in a T20I game are 4/13.

Other Stats

Young has also snared 66 wickets in 17 first-class matches, 64 wickets in 39 List A games and 64 in 55 T20 matches.

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