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Boyd Rankin      

Full name William Boyd Rankin

Born July 5, 1984, Londonderry

Current age 30 years 25 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

William Boyd Rankin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 13 13 6.50 24 54.16 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 44 18 12 40 7* 6.66 110 36.36 0 0 1 0 6 0
T20Is 17 3 2 13 7* 13.00 16 81.25 0 0 1 0 6 0
First-class 72 84 35 393 43 8.02 967 40.64 0 0 43 0 19 0
List A 88 30 18 90 18* 7.50 185 48.64 0 0 5 1 11 0
Twenty20 35 9 5 21 7* 5.25 29 72.41 0 0 1 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 125 81 1 1/47 1/81 81.00 3.88 125.0 0 0 0
ODIs 44 42 2019 1632 53 4/46 4/46 30.79 4.84 38.0 1 0 0
T20Is 17 16 378 388 18 3/20 3/20 21.55 6.15 21.0 0 0 0
First-class 72 127 10604 6409 238 5/16 8/115 26.92 3.62 44.5 13 6 0
List A 88 86 3621 2961 105 4/34 4/34 28.20 4.90 34.4 2 0 0
Twenty20 35 34 738 765 42 4/9 4/9 18.21 6.21 17.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bermuda v Ireland at Nairobi (Jaff), Jan 31, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 17, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v New Zealand at The Oval, Jun 27, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Feb 10-12, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham, Jul 21-24, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Ireland A v Sri Lanka A at Abu Dhabi, Apr 24, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham, Jul 29, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Ireland at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jul 8, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/18 Warwickshire v Sussex Birmingham 29 Jul 2014 LA
3/73, 5, 3/42, 0* Warwickshire v Sussex Horsham 21 Jul 2014 FC
3, 1/15, 3/16 Warwickshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 13 Jul 2014 FC
1/40 Warwickshire v Notts Birmingham 8 Jul 2014 T20
3/40, 0*, 1/32 Warwickshire v Notts Birmingham 29 Jun 2014 FC
2/52 Warwickshire v Derbyshire Derby 27 Jun 2014 T20
11, 2/79, 1 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Birmingham 22 Jun 2014 FC
1/30 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 13 Jun 2014 T20
2/61, 12, 3/39 Warwickshire v Lancashire Birmingham 8 Jun 2014 FC
2/27 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 6 Jun 2014 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.

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May 26, 2014

Boyd Rankin picked up three wickets on his return, Warwickshire v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 2nd day, May 26, 2014

Boyd Rankin picked up three wickets on his return

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Jan 17, 2014

Boyd Rankin celebrates after getting rid of George Bailey, Australia v England, 2nd ODI, Gabba, January 17, 2014

Boyd Rankin celebrates after getting rid of George Bailey

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Jan 14, 2014

Boyd Rankin claimed two wickets, Prime Minister's XI v England XI, Tour match, Canberra, January 14, 2014

Boyd Rankin claimed two wickets

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Tournament Results
Australia v England at Bridgetown - May 16, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Gros Islet - May 14, 2010
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 13, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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