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Andrew Balbirnie

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He captained Ireland in the 2010 ICC Cricket Under-19 World Cup.

RUNS
1813
AVERAGE
31.81

Andrew Balbirnie

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He captained Ireland in the 2010 ICC Cricket Under-19 World Cup.

RUNS
394
AVERAGE
20.74

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
28
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Dublin

COUNTRY

Ireland

Ireland

Bio

A former Ireland under-19 captain, batsman Andrew Balbirnie played his first one-day international for Ireland against Scotland in July 2010.

It was one four ODIs he played that year, before a four-year wait for his next one-day cap which came in September 2014.

But the batsman has figured heavily in Ireland’s World Cup 2015 preparations, travelling to Australia and New Zealand with the team for the warm-up matches through the second half of 2014 and playing against New Zealand A in Dubai.

Three fifties in Australia and New Zealand, followed by 129 in Dubai, have stood Balbirnie in good stead to make his World Cup debut in February.

In addition to his batting, Balbirnie also bowls handy off-spin and acts as back-up wicketkeeper.

MATCHES
2
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
82
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
8
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
86
INNINGS
4
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
21.5
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
64
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
145
BEST BOWLING
1-26
Bowling
WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
34
ECONOMY
6.8
S/R
30
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1813
INNINGS
61
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
31.81
100s
5
50s
8
MATCHES
23
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
83
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
394
INNINGS
20
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
20.74
100s
0
50s
2

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