Who is Orla Prendergast | Bio | Stats | Ireland Player

About Orla Prendergast:

NAME – Orla Prendergast
DOB – June 01, 2002
ROLE – Allrounder
BATTING STYLE – Right-hand Bat
BOWLING STYLE – Right arm Medium fast, Right arm Medium
TEAMS – Ireland, Trinbago Knight Riders, Western Storms

Orla Prendergast for Ireland. PC: Female Cricket
Orla Prendergast for Ireland. PC: Female Cricket

Bio:-

Orla Prendergast is known for her contributions both domestically and internationally. Making her Women’s Twenty20 International debut for Ireland against the Netherlands in August 2019, Prendergast quickly established herself as a promising player. She was also part of Ireland’s squad for the 2019 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in Scotland, showcasing her skills on the global stage. Recognized for her talent, Prendergast was awarded a non-retainer contract by Cricket Ireland in July 2020. In addition to cricket, Prendergast has showcased her sporting versatility by representing the Republic of Ireland women’s national under-17 football team and playing for Cabinteely F.C. at the club level. She attended The High School, Dublin, demonstrating her commitment to both academics and sports.

In September 2021, Prendergast made her Women’s One Day International debut for Ireland against Zimbabwe. Her inclusion in Ireland’s squad for the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in Zimbabwe further highlights her importance to the team. Prendergast was signed for Western Storm in April 2023 and her impactful debut for the side, scoring 115 runs against North West Thunder in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, highlighted her potential as a top-tier cricketer.

Prendergast has scored 467 runs in 20 ODI innings, achieving a high score of 71, with an average of 29.18. She has also registered two half-centuries. In the same format, she has taken 5 wickets in 10 innings, maintaining an economy rate of 4.75. In T20Is, she has scored 859 runs across 44 innings, with an unbeaten 75 as her highest score. Furthermore, she has claimed 26 wickets in 37 T20I innings, with 3/10 being her best bowling performance.

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