Rory Joseph Burns is an English cricketer who was born on 26 August 1990 at Epsom in Surrey county. He is a left handed batsman and a right arm medium fast bowler. He is also a wicketkeeper and generally plays as the opening batsman for his team. He is also an occasional wicket keeper.
Rory Burns has been playing cricket since his school days and has made his first professional appearance in Second XI cricket tournament for his home county of Surrey. He then went to the Cambridge MCCU and started playing county cricket regularly, which made him a professional cricketer.
Rory Burns made his Test debut against Sri Lanka on 6 November 2018 at Galle. He scored 9 runs in the first innings and 23 runs in the second innings of the match, which was won by England by a margin of 211 runs.
Rory made his First Class debut against Cambridge MCCU, playing for Surrey on 11 May 2011. He scored 9 and 23 runs respectively in both the innings of the match, which was won by Cambridge MCCU by 10 wickets.
The List A debut for Rory Burns came on 15 July 2012 for Surrey against Nottinghamshire where he scored only 3 runs. The Notts won the match by 5 wickets.
Rory Burns made his T20 debut for Surrey against Essex on 22 June 2012 where he scored 15 runs, but ended up on the losing side again.
Rise to Glory
Rory Burns has been a consistent performer in the domestic cricket of England for the past 5 years, and that earned him a spot in the National Test Team of England in November 2018. He has scored 538 runs in 9 Test matches so far and has 1 century and 3 half centuries to his name. He is one of the few players from England to have scored a century in the Ashes.
Rory Burns collided with his teammate while attempting to take a catch in June 2015, which injured him badly and put him out of action for the rest of the domestic season, which was the only cricket he was playing at that time. However, he managed to rise against the odds and went on to become one of the most successful players for Surrey County.
Rory Burns plays domestic cricket of England for his home county, Surrey and has been a consistent performer in the past few seasons. He has scored 8528 runs in 123 matches for Surrey. He has also 16 centuries and 46 half centuries in domestic cricket as well.
He has been scoring 1000+ runs in each season of English County Cricket since the past 5 seasons and also led the Surrey County to its first title victory since 2002. He is now the captain of the Surrey County Cricket team in both First Class and List A formats.