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Boyd Rankin      

Full name William Boyd Rankin

Born July 5, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 30 years 328 days

Major teams England, Ireland, Derbyshire, England Lions, Ireland Under-19s, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI

Nickname Boydo

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 7 in

Education Strabane Grammar School, Harper Adams University College

Relation Brother - RJ Rankin

William Boyd Rankin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 13 13 6.50 24 54.16 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 44 18 12 40 7* 6.66 110 36.36 0 0 1 0 6 0
T20Is 17 3 2 13 7* 13.00 16 81.25 0 0 1 0 6 0
First-class 80 93 39 471 56* 8.72 1147 41.06 0 1 47 3 21 0
List A 97 33 18 96 18* 6.40 207 46.37 0 0 5 1 17 0
Twenty20 41 9 5 21 7* 5.25 29 72.41 0 0 1 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 125 81 1 1/47 1/81 81.00 3.88 125.0 0 0 0
ODIs 44 42 2019 1632 53 4/46 4/46 30.79 4.84 38.0 1 0 0
T20Is 17 16 378 388 18 3/20 3/20 21.55 6.15 21.0 0 0 0
First-class 80 142 11685 7068 269 6/55 8/115 26.27 3.62 43.4 14 8 0
List A 97 94 4052 3325 116 4/34 4/34 28.66 4.92 34.9 2 0 0
Twenty20 41 40 858 916 48 4/9 4/9 19.08 6.40 17.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bermuda v Ireland at Nairobi (Jaff), Jan 31, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 17, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v New Zealand at The Oval, Jun 27, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Warwickshire at Hove, May 24-26, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Ireland A v Sri Lanka A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 24, 2006 scorecard
Last List A South Africa A v England Lions at Benoni, Feb 5, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Warwickshire at Northampton, May 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/26 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 29 May 2015 T20
6, 0/16, 0, 3/32 Warwickshire v Sussex Hove 24 May 2015 FC
0/14 Warwickshire v Worcs Birmingham 22 May 2015 T20
6, 1/37, 1/62 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 17 May 2015 FC
0/30 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 15 May 2015 T20
0*, 1/30, 56*, 2/62 Warwickshire v Worcs Birmingham 9 May 2015 FC
3, 6/55, 0/26 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 26 Apr 2015 FC
6/75, 4, 1/40 Warwickshire v Hampshire Birmingham 19 Apr 2015 FC
0/14 Warwickshire v Barbados XI Bridgetown 15 Mar 2015 Other T20
1/46 Warwickshire v Notts Cave Hill 14 Mar 2015 Other T20
Profile

Boyd Rankin first came to prominence as part of the Ireland team that progressed to the Super Eight section of the 2007 World Cup. Blessed with great height - Rankin is six feet, seven inches tall - he gained bounce from even the most sluggish of surfaces and claimed 12 wickets in the tournament to help his side to notable victories over Pakistan and Bangladesh. Five years later, he made himself unavailable for Ireland in a bid to play Test cricket with England. The move provoked disquiet in his home country but it appeared to have been justified when he was named in England's Ashes squad to tour Australia in 2013-14, after a series of impressive limited-overs displays for his adoptive country.

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May 11, 2015

Boyd Rankin made his maiden first-class fifty, Warwickshire v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 3rd day, May 11, 2015

Boyd Rankin made his maiden first-class fifty

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Jan 17, 2015

Boyd Rankin works up a sweat during training, Bloemfontein, January 17, 2015

Boyd Rankin works up a sweat during training

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Jan 12, 2015

It was a tough day in the field for the Lions bowlers, South Africa A v England Lions, 1st unofficial Test, Paarl, 2nd day, January 12, 2015

It was a tough day in the field for the Lions bowlers

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 297/8
South Group: Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 29
Kent won by 23 runs
North Group: Worcs v Leics at Worcester - May 29
Worcs won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - May 29
Hampshire won by 21 runs
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - May 29
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - May 29
Derbyshire won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford - May 29
Somerset won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Middlesex at Hove - May 29
Middlesex won by 42 runs
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