Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 27 years 265 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 50 48 3 1246 105 27.68 1766 70.55 2 7 124 8 15 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 13 0 189 74 14.53 175 108.00 0 1 23 1 5 0
First-class 25 35 3 1017 205* 31.78 1876 54.21 2 4 123 3 22 0
List A 74 69 5 2100 160* 32.81 2723 77.12 5 10 219 20 23 0
T20s Insights on t20 40 36 3 759 79 23.00 614 123.61 0 5 87 15 16 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 50 3 60 68 2 1/26 1/26 34.00 6.80 30.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 25 15 603 237 13 4/23 5/23 18.23 2.35 46.3 1 0 0
List A 74 6 96 112 2 1/26 1/26 56.00 7.00 48.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, Aug 31, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Bready, Jun 19, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights at Dublin, Sep 4-6, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Leinster Lightning v North-West Warriors at Dublin, Sep 9, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 0/17 Leinster v NW Warriors Dublin 9 Sep 2018 LA
85 Leinster v N. Knights Dublin 4 Sep 2018 FC
17 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 31 Aug 2018 ODI # 4035 Insights on
60 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 29 Aug 2018 ODI # 4033 Insights on
55 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 27 Aug 2018 ODI # 4032 Insights on
0 Ireland v Afghanistan Bready 22 Aug 2018 T20I # 697
8 Ireland v Afghanistan Bready 20 Aug 2018 T20I # 696
1 Ireland A v Bangladesh A Dublin (Malahide) 17 Aug 2018 T20
18 Ireland A v Bangladesh A Dublin (Malahide) 16 Aug 2018 T20
- Ireland A v Bangladesh A Dublin 15 Aug 2018 T20
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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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