Andrew Balbirnie

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Andrew Balbirnie
Personal information
Full name Andrew Balbirnie
Born (1990-12-28) 28 December 1990 (age 26)
Dublin, Ireland
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Batsman, occasional wicketkeeper
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 35) 5 July 2010 v Scotland
Last ODI 24 March 2017 v Afghanistan
ODI shirt no. 63
T20I debut (cap 35) 19 June 2015 v Scotland
Last T20I 16 February 2016 v UAE
T20I shirt no. 63
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–2015 Middlesex (squad no. 15)
2011–2013 Cardiff MCCU
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 28 10 13 36
Runs scored 638 84 332 856
Batting average 26.58 12.00 18.44 28.53
100s/50s 0/4 0/0 0/1 1/4
Top score 97 31 62 129
Balls bowled 60 168 84
Wickets 2 2 2
Bowling average 34.00 47.50 47.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/31 1/5 1/31
Catches/stumpings 5/– 3/– 8/– 8/–
Source: CricketArchive, 30 March 2017

Andrew Balbirnie (born 28 December 1990) is an Irish cricketer. Balbirnie is a right-handed batsman and an occasional wicket-keeper. He was born at Dublin and was educated at St. Andrew's College.[1]

Balbirnie has represented Ireland at U-19 level, playing nine Youth One Day International's.[2] In 2009, he was part of Ireland's Under-19 World Cup Qualifier winning squad. Victory in this tournament allowed Ireland Under-19's to take part in the 2010 U-19 Cricket World Cup. He was later a member of Ireland's 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division One winning team. During the tournament, he made his List A debut for Ireland, in what was also his debut One Day International which came against Scotland. He played three further One Day International's during the tournament.[3]

He made his Twenty20 International debut against Scotland on 19 June 2015, although no play was possible due to rain.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Andrew Balbirnie". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 January 2012. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played by Andrew Balbirnie". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 January 2012. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "One-Day International Matches played by Andrew Balbirnie". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 January 2012. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Scotland tour of Ireland, 2nd T20I: Ireland v Scotland at Bready, Jun 19, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 

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