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Boyd Rankin

Batting style:
Left Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm fast medium
Played for:
England, Ireland, Derbyshire, England A, Essex, England XI, Ireland A, Warwickshire, Ireland Under-19, ICC Combined Associate and Affiliate XI, England Lions
Roles played:
Bowler
ICC Rank:
Batting:
0
Bowling:
30
Batting:
0
Bowling:
59
Home country:
England
Born:
July 05, 1984, Londonderry, Ireland

Profile

Built on the likes of the tall West Indian Curtly Ambrose, at 6 feet 8 inches, a hobbledehoy Boyd Rankin grew up in the local farms of Londonderry in Ireland, tuning himself into a fine right-arm fast bowler. He was the protagonist in an unmovable display of cricket sending home Pakistan in the group stages of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup in West Indies with a three-wicket haul, ending a fitting finale as Ireland's top wicket-taker with 12 scalps.

Before a major stint with Warwickshire where a fiery bowling coach in the form of Allan Donald was waiting to take him under his wing, he turned down a contract extension from Derbyshire after representing them for a year. 'Boydo' made his intentions clear with a steeling statement saying that he would want to play for England in his future and he got his dream fulfilled when he was handed over his England debut in a T20I against New Zealand in 2013.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 1 2 13 0 6.50 54.16 0 0 13
ODI 44 18 40 12 6.66 36.36 0 0 7*
T20 17 3 13 2 13.00 81.25 0 0 7*
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 1 2 125 81 1 1/47 / 81.00 3.88 0 0 0 1
ODI 44 42 2019 1632 53 4/46 / 30.79 4.84 1 0 0 124
T20 17 16 378 388 18 3/20 / 21.55 6.15 0 0 0 17
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
ODI 6 0 0
T20 6 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
2014-2014
 
ODI:
2007-2014
 
T20:
2009-2013
Test
Debut:
England Vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney - Jan 03, 2014
Last played:
England Vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney - Jan 03, 2014
ODI
Debut:
Ireland Vs Bermuda at Jaffery Sports Club Ground, Nairobi - Jan 31, 2007
Last played:
England Vs Australia at Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane - Jan 17, 2014
T20
Debut:
Ireland Vs Bangladesh at Trent Bridge, Nottingham - Jun 08, 2009
Last played:
England Vs New Zealand at The Oval, London - Jun 27, 2013
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