Kyle McCallan

Kyle McCallan’s international cricket career as a spin bowling all-rounder began in 1996 and when he retired in 2009 he had won a record 226 caps, 56 of them as captain. He became the third highest run scorer (3616) as well as wicket taker (256), making him Ireland’s most prolific all-rounder.

On his international retirement at the age of 34 he was appointed an MBE.

Kyle McCallan’s skills were nurtured at Ballyclare High School and at the Cliftonville club in his native County Antrim. He moved to Waringstown and won the NCU Challenge Cup as captain in 2011.

The highlight of an illustrious career was as a leading member of the Ireland team which defeated Pakistan to gain a place in the last eight of 2007 World Cup.

  • Name
  • Kyle McCallan
  • Sport
  • Cricket
  • DOB
  • August 27, 1975, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim
  • Major Teams
  • Ireland, Cliftonville
  • Batting style
  • Right-hand bat
  • Bowling style
  • Right-arm offbreak