Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 23 years 210 days

Major teams Ireland, Cardiff MCCU, Ireland Under-13s, Ireland Under-15s, Ireland Under-17s, Ireland Under-19s, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI

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
ODIs 4 4 0 29 17 7.25 86 33.72 0 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 9 13 1 181 38 15.08 343 52.76 0 0 22 1 6 0
List A 8 7 0 69 37 9.85 150 46.00 0 0 3 1 4 0
Twenty20 2 2 0 2 2 1.00 6 33.33 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 9 7 168 95 2 1/5 2/25 47.50 3.39 84.0 0 0 0
List A 8 2 24 27 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Scotland at Amstelveen, Jul 10, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, Sep 11-14, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Belfast, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2 Ireland v Sri Lanka A Belfast 25 Jul 2014 LA
37 Ireland v Sri Lanka A Belfast 23 Jul 2014 LA
2, 1c/0s Middx 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Radlett 16 Jun 2014 Other OD
1/43, 83* Middx 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Richmond 13 Jun 2014 Other OD
40, 2/15, 3 Middx 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Richmond 10 Jun 2014 Other
9, 0/14, 6* Middx 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Radlett 3 Jun 2014 Other
1/30, 32 Middx 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Radlett 2 Jun 2014 Other OD
- Middx 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Market Harborough 26 May 2014 Other T20
2/23, 6 Middx 2nd XI v Unicorns Saffron Walden 23 May 2014 Other T20
0/12, 10 Middx 2nd XI v Unicorns Saffron Walden 23 May 2014 Other T20
Profile

Andrew Balbirnie captained Ireland in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup, having been a member of the squad in the 2008 tournament. He is a powerful top-order batsman and made 294 runs in eight matches in the 2010 World Cup Qualifier event. He relishes leadership and would like to be a teacher or coach if a professional playing career doesn't work out.

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Mar 31, 2014

Andy Balbernie

Andy Balbernie

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Sep 8, 2009

Andrew Balbirnie goes on the offensive, Hong Kong Under-19s v Ireland Under-19s, ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, King City, September 8, 2009

Andrew Balbirnie goes on the offensive

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Sep 3, 2009

Andrew Balbirnie receives the Man-of-the-Match award, Ireland Under-19s v Afghanistan Under-19s, ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, King City, September 3, 2009

Andrew Balbirnie receives the Man-of-the-Match award

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Tournament Results
Canada v Kenya at Schiedam - Jul 10, 2010
Canada won by 3 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Ireland v Scotland at Amstelveen - Jul 10, 2010
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Afghanistan at Rotterdam - Jul 10, 2010
Afghanistan won by 5 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v Scotland at Rotterdam - Jul 9, 2010
Scotland won by 2 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Canada v Kenya at Schiedam - Jul 9, 2010
Canada won by 6 wickets (with 85 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Ireland at Amstelveen - Jul 9, 2010
Ireland won by 39 runs
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