|Full name||Adrian Victor Birrell|
|Born||8 December 1960|
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
|Relations||Harry Birrell (father)|
|Domestic team information|
|1984–1997||Eastern Province B|
Source: Cricinfo, 25 March 2010
Adrian Victor "Adi" Birrell (born 8 December 1960) in Grahamstown, Cape Province is a South African cricket coach and former first class cricketer. A leg break bowler, Birrell took 75 wickets at 30.16 in his career for Eastern Province, before turning to coaching.
He led Ireland in the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup where they reached the Super Eight Stage. In the tournament they beat two Test nations, Bangladesh and Pakistan as well as achieving a tie against Zimbabwe. He stepped down after the World Cup and was replaced as Ireland coach by Phil Simmons, but he continued to coach in Ireland. In 2013 he was appointed assistant national coach for South Africa. On 14th December 2018, Birrell was appointed first team coach at Hampshire County Cricket Club.
- "Adrian Birrell - Biographical Summaries of Notable People - MyHeritage". www.myheritage.com. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
- Adrian Birrell returns to Cricket Ireland Retrieved 5 August 2014.
- Adrian Birrell named South Africa assistant coach Retrieved 5 August 2014.
- Adrian Birrell at Cricinfo
- Adrian Birrell at CricketArchive
- Matches and detailed statistics for Adrian Birrell
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