Andy Balbirnie      

Full name Andrew Balbirnie

Born December 28, 1990, Dublin, Ireland

Current age 29 years 275 days

Major teams Ireland, Cardiff MCCU, Glamorgan, Ireland A, Ireland Under-13s, Ireland Under-15s, Ireland Under-17s, Ireland Under-19s, Leinster Lightning, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Occasional 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 3 6 0 146 82 24.33 247 59.10 0 2 23 0 3 0
ODIs 70 67 4 2041 145* 32.39 2677 76.24 6 9 193 27 23 0
T20Is 43 39 2 945 83 25.54 728 129.80 0 4 111 13 16 0
First-class 30 42 3 1296 205* 33.23 2345 55.26 2 8 160 4 28 0
List A 99 93 6 3285 160* 37.75 4079 80.53 10 14 330 46 31 0
T20s 80 74 7 1841 99* 27.47 1384 133.02 0 10 206 38 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 1 6 8 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 70 3 60 68 2 1/26 1/26 34.00 6.80 30.0 0 0 0
T20Is 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 30 16 609 245 13 4/23 5/23 18.84 2.41 46.8 1 0 0
List A 99 6 96 112 2 1/26 1/26 56.00 7.00 48.0 0 0 0
T20s 80 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin (Malahide), May 11-15, 2018 scorecard
Last Test England v Ireland at Lord's, Jul 24-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI England v Ireland at Southampton, Aug 4, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Ireland v Scotland at Bready, Jun 19, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 10, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Leinster Lightning v North-West Warriors at Dublin, Aug 12-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Scotland at The Hague, Jul 5, 2010 scorecard
Last List A England v Ireland at Southampton, Aug 4, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Sep 20, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23 Glamorgan v Worcs Worcester 20 Sep 2020 T20
99* Glamorgan v Gloucs Cardiff 18 Sep 2020 T20
6 Glamorgan v Somerset Cardiff 16 Sep 2020 T20
5* Glamorgan v Northants Cardiff 13 Sep 2020 T20
30 Glamorgan v Bears Birmingham 11 Sep 2020 T20
58 Glamorgan v Northants Birmingham 3 Sep 2020 T20
17 Glamorgan v Somerset Taunton 1 Sep 2020 T20
5 Glamorgan v Bears Cardiff 30 Aug 2020 T20
12 Glamorgan v Gloucs Bristol 29 Aug 2020 T20
- Leinster v Munster Reds Dublin 20 Aug 2020 T20
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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Sep 18, 2020

Andy Balbirnie finished unbeaten on 99, Glamorgan v Gloucestershire, Vitality Blast, Cardiff, September 18, 2020

Andy Balbirnie finished unbeaten on 99

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Aug 4, 2020

Andy Balbirnie notched up his sixth century in ODIs, England v Ireland, 3rd ODI, Ageas Bowl, August 4, 2020

Andy Balbirnie notched up his sixth century in ODIs

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Aug 4, 2020

Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie shared a second-wicket partnership worth more than 200 runs, England v Ireland, 3rd ODI, Ageas Bowl, August 4, 2020

Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie shared a second-wicket partnership worth more than 200 runs

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