Ryan Ponsonby Burl is a Zimbabwean cricketer who plays for the national side, making his international debut in February 2017.
Domestic and T20 careerIn February 2017, he was named in an academy squad by Zimbabwe Cricket to tour England later that year. He made his Twenty20 debut for Mis Ainak Knights in the 2017 Shpageeza Cricket League on 12 September 2017.
In April 2018, during a match in the 2017–18 Logan Cup, he was given out by obstructing the field, after he pushed the ball away from the stumps to protect his wicket. He was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 Logan Cup for Rising Stars, with 401 runs in five matches. In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Chattogram Challengers in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.
International careerHe was part of Zimbabwe's squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He made his One Day International ODI debut for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan at the Harare Sports Club on 16 February 2017.
In December 2017, he was named in Zimbabwe's Test squad for their one-off Test against South Africa. He made his Test debut for Zimbabwe against South Africa in the Boxing Day Test on 26 December 2017.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan on 5 February 2018. In September 2019, during the first match of the 2019–20 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series against Bangladesh, Burl scored the most runs by a Zimbabwe batsman off one over in a T20I match, with 30.