Andy McBrine

Country: Ireland
Born: April 30, 1993, Londonderry
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Andy McBrine Bio

Andrew Robert McBrine, commonly known as Andy McBrine, is an Irish cricketer who has made significant contributions to the sport. Born on October 30, 1993, in Donemana, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, McBrine hails from a family with a rich cricketing lineage. His father, Alexander “Junior” McBrine, and uncle James McBrine both played for Ireland, instilling a deep passion for the game in young Andy.

McBrine’s journey in cricket began when he earned a place in the Under-19 squad as a batting all-rounder in 2012. However, it was his offspin that would prove to be his key to success, propelling him into the senior team in 2014. Making his international debut in the 2014 World T20 against Zimbabwe, McBrine showcased remarkable composure, taking 2 wickets for 26 runs from his four overs. This impressive performance highlighted his potential as a formidable player against Test-playing nations.

Despite an auspicious start, McBrine faced a setback in his next match against the Netherlands, where his only over proved costly, conceding 24 runs, including four sixes. The defeat was a bitter pill for McBrine to swallow, but he remained persistent, eager to improve his skills and make a lasting impact in international cricket.

In May 2018, McBrine’s dedication paid off when he was named the primary spinner in Ireland’s squad for their historic first-ever Test match against Pakistan. However, he had to wait until the following year to make his Test debut, which came against Afghanistan in Dehradun. This milestone marked a significant achievement in his career, as he successfully transitioned from limited-overs cricket to the esteemed format of Test matches.

At the domestic level, McBrine has been an influential figure, serving as a respected captain for North West in the Interprovincial tournament. His leadership skills have been instrumental in the team’s success in the competition. Additionally, he has played a vital role in Ireland’s white-ball Intercontinental Cup squads, demonstrating his versatility as a player across multiple formats.

One notable highlight in his career came in 2021 when McBrine achieved his first five-wicket haul in One Day Internationals. Despite the achievement, the match against Afghanistan ended in a loss, showcasing McBrine’s ability to remain consistent and deliver exceptional performances even in challenging circumstances.

Throughout his cricketing journey, McBrine has shown immense dedication, resilience, and a thirst for improvement. His offspin bowling skills, coupled with his ability to contribute with the bat, have solidified his position in the Irish national team. McBrine’s passion for the game, combined with his natural talent, promises to bring more success and memorable moments in the years to come. As he continues to represent Ireland, Andy McBrine remains an integral part of the country’s cricketing legacy.

Andy McBrine Career Stats

Andy McBrine Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 12 1 276 86* 25.09 550 50.18 0 2 37 3 0 0
T20Is 32 18 6 155 36 12.91 132 117.42 0 0 11 5 13 0
ODIs 86 57 13 826 79 18.77 1177 70.17 0 2 78 13 33 0
FC 23 36 3 834 86* 25.27 1578 52.85 0 6 111 8 16 0
List A 123 91 15 1693 117 22.27 2458 68.87 2 5 161 25 47 0
T20s 69 50 16 674 52* 19.82 562 119.92 0 1 51 28 30 0

Andy McBrine Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 6 8 1211 781 14 6/118 7/170 55.78 3.86 86.5 0 1 0
T20Is 32 26 408 487 23 2/7 2/7 21.17 7.16 17.7 0 0 0
ODIs 86 81 4019 3031 85 5/29 5/29 35.65 4.52 47.2 2 1 0
FC 23 31 3269 1789 40 6/118 7/127 44.72 3.28 81.7 2 1 0
List A 123 115 5626 4177 114 5/29 5/29 36.64 4.45 49.3 2 1 0
T20s 69 61 1086 1268 62 3/19 3/19 20.45 7 17.5 0 0 0

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