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Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 27 years 179 days

Major teams Ireland, Cardiff MCCU, Ireland Under-13s, Ireland Under-15s, Ireland Under-17s, Ireland Under-19s, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education St Andrew's College, Dublin

Andrew Balbirnie
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 12 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 47 45 3 1114 105 26.52 1569 71.00 2 5 111 8 11 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 12 9 0 161 74 17.88 144 111.80 0 1 20 1 3 0
First-class 24 34 3 932 205* 30.06 1698 54.88 2 3 112 3 21 0
List A 64 59 3 1654 129 29.53 2179 75.90 3 8 168 17 15 0
T20s Insights on t20 29 26 3 549 79 23.86 458 119.86 0 3 62 11 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 47 3 60 68 2 1/26 1/26 34.00 6.80 30.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 24 15 603 237 13 4/23 5/23 18.23 2.35 46.3 1 0 0
List A 64 5 84 95 2 1/26 1/26 47.50 6.78 42.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 29 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin (Malahide), May 11-15, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Ireland at Harare, Mar 23, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Bready, Jun 19, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Scotland at Deventer, Jun 17, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class North-West Warriors v Leinster Lightning at Bready, Jun 20-22, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last List A North-West Warriors v Leinster Lightning at Eglinton, Jun 19, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Scotland at Deventer, Jun 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
35, 3/50 Leinster v NW Warriors Bready 20 Jun 2018 FC
- Leinster v NW Warriors Eglinton 19 Jun 2018 LA
3 Ireland v Scotland Deventer 17 Jun 2018 T20I # 675
74 Ireland v Scotland Deventer 16 Jun 2018 T20I # 674
17 Leinster v NW Warriors Bready 8 Jun 2018 T20
25 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 4 Jun 2018 LA
48, 0/8, 8 Leinster v N. Knights Comber 29 May 2018 FC
79 Leinster v N. Knights Belfast 25 May 2018 T20
12 Leinster v Munster Reds Dublin 18 May 2018 T20
0, 0 Ireland v Pakistan Dublin (Malahide) 11 May 2018 Test # 2303 Insights on
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Andrew Balbirnie was another Irish player to follow the path to Middlesex when he signed in 2014 after completing a degree at Cardiff University and coming through the Middlesex academy. However, his stay in county cricket came to an end in 2016 when he was released by mutual consent following a struggle with a hip problem which required surgery and limited his opportunities.

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May 14, 2018

Andy Balbirnie bagged a pair, Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide, 4th day, May 14, 2018

Andy Balbirnie bagged a pair

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May 13, 2018

Mohammad Abbas removed Andy Balbirnie for a duck in his maiden Test innings, Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide, 3rd day, May 13, 2018

Mohammad Abbas removed Andy Balbirnie for a duck in his maiden Test innings

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Mar 23, 2018

Andy Balbirnie punches off the back foot, Ireland v Afghanistan, World Cup Qualifiers, Harare, 23 March, 2018

Andy Balbirnie punches off the back foot

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