Who is Laura Delany | Bio | Stats | Ireland Player

About Laura Delany:

NAME – Laura Delany
DOB – December 23, 1992
PLACE OF BIRTH – Dartry, Dublin, Ireland
ROLE – Allrounder
BATTING STYLE – Right-Handed
BOWLING STYLE – Right-arm Medium
TEAMS – Amazon, Ireland Under-17s, Ireland

Laura Delany for Ireland. PC: Female Cricket
Laura Delany for Ireland. PC: Female Cricket


Laura Delany, the Irish skipper, is revered for her dual role as the captain of both the Typhoons and the national team. Delany marked her international debut in July 2010. Ascending to the captaincy mantle in April 2016, Delany has steered Ireland through numerous challenges, guiding them in prestigious tournaments like the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualifiers and the main tournament in 2018. Her leadership prowess has been acknowledged through accolades such as the Women’s International Player of the Year at the Cricket Ireland Awards.

Beyond the international arena, Delany has left an indelible mark in domestic leagues, notably captaining teams like the Dragons and the Typhoons. Her recent signing with Thunder for the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy matches further highlights her enduring commitment to the sport. In the One Day International format, Delany’s impact resonates, with 1060 runs and 27 wickets to her name in 54 and 39 innings, respectively. She has a century and a formidable 3/26 as her best bowling figure, reflecting her skills with both bat and ball. In the T20Is, Delany has 1201 runs and 75 wickets in 85 and 88 innings, respectively. With a notable 4-fer to her credit in this format, she reaffirms her status as a versatile all-rounder.

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