Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 27 years 147 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 10 7 0 84 31 12.00 94 89.36 0 0 9 0 3 0
First-class 22 31 3 841 205* 30.03 1558 53.97 2 3 96 3 18 0
List A 62 58 3 1629 129 29.61 2133 76.37 3 8 164 17 14 0
T20s Insights on t20 25 22 3 376 71* 19.78 341 110.26 0 1 38 7 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 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 22 13 441 179 10 4/23 5/23 17.90 2.43 44.1 1 0 0
List A 62 5 84 95 2 1/26 1/26 47.50 6.78 42.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 16, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin (Malahide), May 11-15, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v Ireland at Harare, Mar 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Munster Reds v Leinster Lightning at Dublin, May 18, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12 Leinster v Munster Reds Dublin 18 May 2018 T20
0, 0 Ireland v Pakistan Dublin (Malahide) 11 May 2018 Test # 2303 Insights on
114*, 12 Leinster v NW Warriors Dublin 1 May 2018 FC
11 Ireland v Afghanistan Harare 23 Mar 2018 ODI # 4006 Insights on
105 Ireland v Scotland Harare 18 Mar 2018 ODI # 4001 Insights on
2 Ireland v Zimbabwe Harare 16 Mar 2018 ODI # 3999 Insights on
7 Ireland v U.A.E. Harare 12 Mar 2018 ODI # 3995 Insights on
9 Ireland v West Indies Harare 10 Mar 2018 ODI # 3993 Insights on
7 Ireland v P.N.G. Harare 6 Mar 2018 ODI # 3986 Insights on
68 Ireland v Netherlands Harare 4 Mar 2018 LA
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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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