|Full Name Ryan Samuel Haire|
Batting style Left-hand
Name Ryan Haire
|National team Ireland|
Born (1981-05-01) 1 May 1981 (age 33)
Birth Place Dundonald, County Down, Northern Ireland
Bowling style Right arm leg break
Ryan Samuel Haire (born 1 May 1981 in Dundonald, County Down, Northern Ireland) is an Irish cricketer.
A left-handed batsman, leg spin bowler and occasional wicket-keeper he played five times for the Ireland cricket team in 2000 including one first-class match.
He first featured for the Ireland cricket team at Under-19 level, playing in the 1999 European Championship and the following years U/19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka.
He made his debut for the senior side later in 2000, playing two matches against the MCC in Eglinton, County Londonderry in May. He was then named in the Irish squad for that year's European Championship, playing in the matches against Denmark and Italy. The following month, he played what to date is his final match for Ireland against Scotland, which is his only first-class match.
Whilst he has not played for the Irish senior side since 2000, he has continued to play at lower levels. He played for an Ireland Development XI in 2001, and for Ireland A in 2003. He was named in the Ireland squad for the 2004 European Under-23 Championship, but the tournament was abandoned due to the weather. He also played in two 2005 ICC Trophy warm-up matches for a Northern Cricket Union President's XI against Bermuda and the USA.
In all matches for Ireland, he scored 47 runs at an average of 11.75, with a top score of 31 not out in his first match against the MCC.