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Andrew Balbirnie
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Personal information
Full name Andrew Balbirnie
Born 28 December 1990 (1990-12-28) (age 29)
Dublin, Ireland
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Batsman, occasional wicketkeeper
International information
National side Ireland
Only Test (cap 1) 11 May 2018 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 35) 5 July 2010 v Scotland
Last ODI 24 March 2018 v Afghanistan
ODI shirt no. 63
T20I debut (cap 35) 19 June 2015 v Scotland
Last T20I 16 February 2016 v UAE
T20I shirt no. 63
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–2015 Middlesex (squad no. 15)
2011–2013 Cardiff MCCU
2013–present Leinster Lightning
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 1 47 10 21
Runs scored 0 1,114 84 841
Batting average 0 26.52 12.00 32.34
100s/50s -/- 2/5 0/0 2/3
Top score 0 105 31 205*
Balls bowled - 60 441
Wickets - 2 10
Bowling average - 34.00 17.90
5 wickets in innings - 0 0
10 wickets in match - n/a n/a 0
Best bowling - 1/31 4/23
Catches/stumpings 1/– 11/– 3/– 17/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 May 2018

Andrew Balbirnie (born 28 December 1990) is an Irish cricketer. Balbirnie is a right-handed batsman and an occasional wicket-keeper. He was born at Dublin and was educated at St. Andrew's College. He was one of the eleven cricketers to play in Ireland's first ever Test match, against Pakistan, in May 2018. In the match he became the first Test cap for Ireland in Test cricket.

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Current captains of national cricket teams with full Test status vte
Afghanistan Asghar Afghan
Australia Test: Tim PaineODI & T20I: Aaron Finch
Bangladesh Test: Mominul HaqueODI: Tamim IqbalT20I: Mahmudullah
England Test: Joe RootODI & T20I: Eoin Morgan
India Virat Kohli
Ireland Andrew Balbirnie
New Zealand Kane Williamson
Pakistan Test: Azhar AliODI: vacantT20I: Babar Azam
South Africa Test: vacantODI & T20I: Quinton de Kock
Sri Lanka Test & ODI: Dimuth KarunaratneT20I: Lasith Malinga
West Indies Test: Jason HolderODI & T20I: Kieron Pollard
Zimbabwe Test: Sean WilliamsODI & T20I: Chamu Chibhabha

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