Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 28 years 54 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 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 12 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs 50 48 3 1246 105 27.68 1766 70.55 2 7 124 8 15 0
T20Is 19 16 0 312 83 19.50 257 121.40 0 2 39 3 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 43 39 3 882 83 24.50 696 126.72 0 6 103 17 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 50 3 60 68 2 1/26 1/26 34.00 6.80 30.0 0 0 0
T20Is 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Netherlands at Al Amerat, Feb 17, 2019 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 Netherlands at Al Amerat, Feb 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
83 Ireland v Netherlands Al Amerat 17 Feb 2019 T20I # 743
6 Ireland v Scotland Al Amerat 15 Feb 2019 T20I # 742
34 Ireland v Oman Al Amerat 13 Feb 2019 T20I # 740
3 Ireland v Oman Dev XI Al Amerat 10 Feb 2019 Other T20
18 Ireland v Oman Dev XI Al Amerat 9 Feb 2019 Other T20
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
60 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 29 Aug 2018 ODI # 4033
55 Ireland v Afghanistan Belfast 27 Aug 2018 ODI # 4032
Profile

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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Feb 13, 2019

Andy Balbirnie cuts through point, Oman v Ireland, Oman Quadrangular T20I Series, Al Amerat, February 13, 2019

Andy Balbirnie cuts through point

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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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