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Boyd Rankin      

Full name William Boyd Rankin

Born July 5, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 29 years 294 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 66 77 33 361 43 8.20 883 40.88 0 0 38 0 18 0
List A 87 30 18 90 18* 7.50 185 48.64 0 0 5 1 11 0
Twenty20 29 7 4 19 7* 6.33 26 73.07 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 66 117 9736 5933 214 5/16 8/115 27.72 3.65 45.4 13 6 0
List A 87 85 3591 2943 103 4/34 4/34 28.57 4.91 34.8 2 0 0
Twenty20 29 28 606 566 33 4/9 4/9 17.15 5.60 18.3 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 Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Ireland A v Sri Lanka A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 24, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 17, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 30, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/36 England v Australia Brisbane 17 Jan 2014 ODI # 3455
2/39 England XI v PM's XI Canberra 14 Jan 2014 Other OD
0/53 England v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 2014 ODI # 3454
0/34, 13, 1/47, 0 England v Australia Sydney 3 Jan 2014 Test # 2113
1/52 England XI v CA Chairman Alice Springs 29 Nov 2013 Other
1/63, 3*, 3/46 England XI v CA Inv XI Sydney 13 Nov 2013 FC
1/92, 0, 2/34 England XI v WA Chair XI Perth 31 Oct 2013 FC
0*, 1/7, 2/16 Warwickshire v Derbyshire Derby 24 Sep 2013 FC
1/26, 4 England v Australia Southampton 16 Sep 2013 ODI # 3416
2/31 England v Australia Cardiff 14 Sep 2013 ODI # 3415
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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Jan 17, 2014

Boyd Rankin celebrates after getting rid of George Bailey, Australia v England, 2nd ODI, Gabba, January 17, 2014

Boyd Rankin celebrates after getting rid of George Bailey

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Jan 14, 2014

Boyd Rankin claimed two wickets, Prime Minister's XI v England XI, Tour match, Canberra, January 14, 2014

Boyd Rankin claimed two wickets

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Jan 4, 2014

Boyd Rankin was last out, cleaned up by Mitchell Johnson, Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day, January 4, 2014

Boyd Rankin was last out, cleaned up by Mitchell Johnson

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (CA) - Dec 10-13, 2013
Ireland won by 122 runs
Afghanistan v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Oct 6-8, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 22-23, 2013
U.A.E. won by 9 wickets
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin - Sep 11-14, 2013
Ireland won by an innings and 44 runs
Canada v Netherlands at King City (SW) - Aug 22-24, 2013
Canada won by 8 wickets
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