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Boyd Rankin      

Full name William Boyd Rankin

Born July 5, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 35 years 159 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, Brother - DA Rankin

William Boyd Rankin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 1 43 17 8.60 99 43.43 0 0 6 0 0 0
ODIs 73 32 19 86 18* 6.61 198 43.43 0 0 3 1 16 0
T20Is 48 15 8 64 16* 9.14 74 86.48 0 0 3 3 16 0
First-class 108 129 52 704 56* 9.14 1711 41.14 0 1 78 8 29 0
List A 134 50 25 150 18* 6.00 314 47.77 0 0 8 2 27 0
T20s 94 25 13 87 16* 7.25 102 85.29 0 0 4 4 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 6 443 304 8 2/5 4/91 38.00 4.11 55.3 0 0 0
ODIs 73 71 3600 2893 104 4/15 4/15 27.81 4.82 34.6 4 0 0
T20Is 48 47 1020 1138 53 3/16 3/16 21.47 6.69 19.2 0 0 0
First-class 108 190 15592 9316 352 6/55 8/115 26.46 3.58 44.2 15 9 0
List A 134 130 5947 4870 180 4/15 4/15 27.05 4.91 33.0 6 0 0
T20s 94 93 1932 2293 105 4/9 4/9 21.83 7.12 18.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Last Test England v Ireland at Lord's, Jul 24-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bermuda v Ireland at Nairobi (Jaff), Jan 31, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Nov 2, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class England v Ireland at Lord's, Jul 24-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Ireland A v Sri Lanka A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 24, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Nov 2, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 2/17 Ireland v Namibia Dubai (DSC) 2 Nov 2019 T20I # 996
1/17, 8* Ireland v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 1 Nov 2019 T20I # 994
0/10 Ireland v Nigeria Abu Dhabi 26 Oct 2019 T20I # 972
1/30 Ireland v Jersey Tolerance Oval 25 Oct 2019 T20I # 968
2/32 Ireland v Canada Abu Dhabi 23 Oct 2019 T20I # 961
1/20 Ireland v Oman Tolerance Oval 21 Oct 2019 T20I # 952
1, 1/26 Ireland v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 19 Oct 2019 T20I # 944
0/18 Ireland v Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2019 T20I # 936
- Ireland v Scotland Tolerance Oval 15 Oct 2019 Other T20
0*, 1/37 Ireland v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 14 Oct 2019 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. Progress was fitful, though, and he restored his allegiance with Ireland as 2015 drew to a close.

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Jul 25, 2019

Boyd Rankin celebrates after dismissing Rory Burns, England v Ireland, Only Test, 2nd day, July 25, 2019

Boyd Rankin celebrates after dismissing Rory Burns

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Jul 24, 2019

Boyd Rankin celebrates a wicket, England v Ireland, Only Test, Day 1, July 24, 2019

Boyd Rankin celebrates a wicket

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Jul 23, 2019

Boyd Rankin takes a drink during training, England v Ireland, only Test, Lord's, July 23, 2019

Boyd Rankin takes a drink during training

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