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Ireland in England 2017

Rankin out of England ODIs; Kevin O'Brien and Stirling return

Apr 18, 2017: Boyd Rankin has been ruled out of Ireland's two one-day internationals against England next month but Kevin O'Brien and Paul Stirling have recovered from their recent injuries

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afghanistan v Ireland 2016-17

Rankin out of Afghanistan T20s with lower back injury

Mar 8, 2017: Ireland pacer Boyd Rankin has been ruled out of the T20 international series against Afghanistan with a lower back issue, but is expected to play a part in the five-match ODI series that follows

ESPNcricinfo staff

Desert T20 Challenge

The team of the tournament at the Desert T20 Challenge

Jan 22, 2017: ESPNcricinfo's picks for the best performers at the inaugural edition of the tournament in the UAE

Peter Della Penna

UAE v Ireland, Desert T20 Challenge, Dubai

Ireland demolish hosts and march into semis

Jan 18, 2017: UAE found themselves overmatched in the 24-run loss, after Ireland stormed to 160 and then left the home side reeling at 21 for 5 in the fourth over

The Report by Peter Della Penna in Dubai

County news

Injured Rankin out of rest of county season

Aug 16, 2016: Warwickshire and Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin will miss the remainder of the county season after suffering a fracture of his left tibia

George Dobell

Ireland news

O'Brien, Young, Rankin return for Pakistan series

Jul 28, 2016: Ireland have been boosted ahead of their one-day series against Pakistan next month by being able to name Niall O'Brien, Craig Young and Boyd Rankin in their squad for the two ODIs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Warks v Notts, Specsavers Championship Div One, Edgbaston, 1st day

Rankin hits top gear to wobble Notts

Jun 26, 2016: Boyd Rankin produced a spell of sustained aggression which claimed 3 for 8 in 29 balls to give his side the better of a rain-reduced opening day

George Dobell at Edgbaston

Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dublin

Ireland aiming to upset wounded Sri Lanka

Jun 15, 2016: The hosts begin a busy period of ODI cricket by welcoming a somewhat battered opposition for a pair of matches in Malahide

The Preview by Alan Gardner

The dual cricketizens

Apr 10, 2016: Kevin Pietersen has fuelled the fire over a potential international comeback for South Africa. If the extraordinary did happen, he would join a select group of players to have appeared for two countries. ESPNcricinfo picks out a few names

Andrew McGlashan

World T20 2016

Rankin rejoins Irish ranks with ambition renewed

Mar 8, 2016: After an inglorious spell as an England cricketer, Boyd Rankin is back with Ireland, and keen to finish the journey he helped to start

Tim Wigmore

Know Your Associates

Will the grass be greener for Ireland this time?

Feb 24, 2016: The Associate giants have surprisingly underachieved in previous World T20s. The current side look in good shape to turn things around

Peter Della Penna

PNG v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup, Townsville

O'Brien brothers carry Ireland past PNG

Feb 3, 2016: Ireland maintained their flawless run in the current edition of the Intercontinental Cup, once again claiming the maximum 20 points with a 146-run win over Papua New Guinea

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland news

Rankin, Murtagh back in Ireland squad

Dec 23, 2015: Fast bowler Boyd Rankin will be back in Ireland colours, as will Tim Murtagh, who has had second thoughts after retiring from T20 cricket in May

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland news

Rankin confirms return to Ireland ranks

Dec 21, 2015: Boyd Rankin has officially given up on his hopes of adding to his solitary Test cap with England and has instead pledged his allegiance once again to the country of his birth

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland news

Rankin poised for Ireland return

Nov 3, 2015: Boyd Rankin is expected to renew his allegiances with Ireland once, as expected, he is omitted from England's tour party to South Africa

David Hopps

Hampshire v Warwickshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 1st day

Rankin and Woakes dominate Hampshire

Aug 7, 2015: Warwickshire enjoyed the best of the opening day in the Ageas Bowl sunshine as they reduced to Hampshire to 255 for 8 at the close of play.


Worcestershire v Warwickshire, LV= County Championship Div One, New Rd, 2nd day

Moeen short of work after Worcestershire collapse

Jun 15, 2015: James Whitaker will have gleaned little that he did not already know from his visit to New Road. Ian Bell made a century, the 50th of his career in first-class cricket, and Worcestershire collapsed miserably to an innings defeat, which is sadly not a rar

Jon Culley at New Road

Warwickshire v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Div One, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Rankin, Wright record take game away from Worcestershire

May 10, 2015: Moeen Ali suffered the indignity of becoming the first bowler hit for six by Boyd Rankin in first-class cricket as Warwickshire built a strong position on the third day against Worcestershire at Edgbaston

Press Association

Ireland v England, only ODI, Malahide

Bracewell to have Ireland talks with Rankin

May 7, 2015: John Bracewell, Ireland's new coach, "does not envy" Peter Moores' task in trying to rebuild the England side and one of his first tasks will be trying to persuade Boyd Rankin to abandon his England ambitions

ESPNcricinfo staff

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 1st day

Wheater responds to Rankin's best

Apr 19, 2015: Fast bowler Boyd Rankin seized a career-best 6 for 75 as Warwickshire and Hampshire exchanged blows on a fascinating opening day at Edgbaston

Press Association
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