Gloucestershire sign o’Brien

Updated: May 10, 2011

Irish World Cup cricket star, Kevin O’Brien has joined English side, Gloucestershire for the remainder of the current season.

All-rounder, O’Brien who scored the fastest ever World Cup century this year, has previously played county cricket for Nottinghamshire.

He said: “I am looking forward to getting over there and hopefully helping the team to achieve its goals in all forms of the game, but especially t20 and one-day cricket.Hopefully I can have a great season, help Gloucestershire win trophies and improve my game even further.”

Gloucestershire director of cricket John Bracewell said: “We are delighted to have signed Kevin O’Brien to our squad with particular reference to his one day skills. Given his heroics in the World Cup the Gladiators have a genuine lion slayer in their midst.”

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