Boyd Rankin

  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • England pacer Rankin hamstrung in Test debut 03-01-2014 12:32 PM

    Sydney: England's Boyd Rankin had a horror Test debut with a hamstring injury forcing him from the field twice in the final Ashes Test against Australia on Friday. The giant Irish-born paceman could only send down 8.2 overs before he limped from the Sydney cricket ground late in the opening...
  • Flower faces tough choices to help England bloom again 18-12-2013 11:45 AM

    Melbourne: England's cataclysmic Ashes loss with two Tests to spare has sparked the usual calls for heads to roll in all departments, but confusion reigns as to whether Andy Flower will man the guillotine or put himself beneath the blade. The architect of England's rise to the pinnacle of Test...
  • Broad shines early before England stall in Sydney 13-11-2013 01:31 PM

    Sydney: Paceman Stuart Broad took three wickets in a bright early spell but his fellow bowlers took some punishment later on from an Invitational XI in England's final tour match before the Ashes on Wednesday. England won the toss and elected to bowl first in the four-day match, making the...
  • The Ashes: Monty Panesar in England squad after drunken incident 23-09-2013 05:07 PM

    London: England selectors forgave players for drunken incidents by naming them on Monday in the squad heading to Australia in search for a fourth straight Ashes victory. Spinner Monty Panesar is in the 17-man travelling party despite last month being fined by police for drunk and disorderly conduct - urinating...
  • 5th ODI: Australia look to redeem with ODI series win 15-09-2013 08:44 PM

    Southampton: The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is now evenly poised at 1-1 and the fifth and final match here will decide its...
  • Boyd Rankin takes Ashes bid one-day at a time 10-09-2013 08:42 AM

    Birmingham: Boyd Rankin will aim to strengthen his case for an Ashes tour call-up when the third one-day international against Australia takes place at his Edgbaston home ground on Wednesday. The former Ireland seamer was the lone England bowler to emerge with credit during Australia's dominant 88-run win in the...
  • Boyd Rankin becomes eighth multi-nation ODI player 03-09-2013 03:17 PM

    Dublin: When he donned the England jersey on Tuesday in front of his home fans in Dublin, former Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin became the eighth player in the history of ODI cricket to represent two countries. Having earlier made his Twenty20 international debut for England in June, Rankin was...
  • One-off ODI: Ireland scent blood against depleted England 02-09-2013 04:34 PM

    Ireland hope to take advantage of a weakened England side when the teams meet on Tuesday in a one-off one-day international match at Malahide. With only four survivors from England's last 50-over contest, the Champions Trophy final against India in June, Ireland will scent another upset and a repeat of...
  • England name five new faces for Ireland, Australia ODIs 27-08-2013 04:20 PM

    London: After their 3-0 victory in the Ashes, England have rested five senior players - Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad - from the one-day international series against Ireland and Australia. In Cook's absence, Eoin Morgan will lead the team in the one-off ODI against...
  • Ashes ambition behind Boyd Rankin's nationality switch 27-06-2013 09:08 AM

    London: Former Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin says the chance to play Test cricket lay behind his decision to switch nationalities and play for England. Rankin, who made 52 one-day international appearances for Ireland, changed allegiance last year and, having established himself with county side Warwickshire, the 6ft 8in fast...
  • McCullum hails Rutherford after T20 win over England 26-06-2013 10:34 AM

    London: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised Hamish Rutherford for an "outstanding" innings as the Black Caps beat England by just five runs to win the first Twenty20 international at The Oval on Tuesday. McCullum may have top-scored with 68 but it was left-handed opener Rutherford's dashing 62 that caught...
  • Ireland's Boyd Rankin gets England call-up 31-05-2013 11:14 PM

    London: Former Ireland seamer Boyd Rankin was called up on Friday into England's one-day squad for the remaining two matches of their series with New Zealand. The 28-year-old, who plays county cricket for Warwickshire, was brought in after pacemen Stuart Broad (knee) and Steven Finn (shin) were ruled out of...
  • Rankin to quit Ireland for Tests 08-08-2012 03:00 PM

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  • Big boy Rankin eyeing England glory 05-01-2012 06:19 AM

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