Andrew White (Irish cricketer)

Andrew Roland White (born 3 July 1980) is a former Irish cricketer.[1] He played in the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, where Ireland reached the Super 8 stage. He is now a P.E. teacher in Grosvenor Grammar school. Andrew is currently the Free Kicks coach at Ards Football Club.

Andrew White
Personal information
Full nameAndrew Rowland White
Born (1980-07-03) 3 July 1980 (age 40)
Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland
NicknameWhitey , Chalky
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleAll-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 11)13 June 2006 v England
Last ODI12 September 2014 v Scotland
T20I debut (cap 10)8 June 2009 v Bangladesh
Last T20I24 March 2012 v Afghanistan
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2004–2005Northamptonshire
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 61 18 34 114
Runs scored 776 137 1,695 1,674
Batting average 18.04 22.83 48.42 20.66
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 5/9 0/7
Top score 79 29 152* 79
Balls bowled 869 24 1,563 1,852
Wickets 25 2 23 46
Bowling average 27.52 9.00 35.00 30.84
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/44 2/18 4/99 4/22
Catches/stumpings 21/– 2/– 28/– 35/–
Source: CricketArchive, 11 February 2015

Playing careerEdit

He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He played for Northamptonshire, and with Ireland. He also lined up for the Irish Under-19s squad between 1999 and 2000.

White played in the ICC Trophy in 2001 and 2005 for Ireland, during the latter tournament, helping the Irish team to the final. Since 2006, he has played Twenty20 cricket with Northamptonshire.

In September 2007, he started a job alongside Kyle McCallan, another Irish cricketer, in Grosvenor Grammar School.[2]

White was selected in Ireland's 15-man squad for the 2011 World Cup.[3]

On 10 February 2015, White announced his retirement from cricket at the age of 34. He played 232 times for Ireland between 2000 and 2014 where scored 4560 runs and taking 125 wickets.[4]

Coaching careerEdit

White was named as Specialist Coach of Ireland cricket team for the 2017 Desert T20 Challenge.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "All-time Ireland team (2)". Cricket Europe. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  2. ^ Dickson, Mike (30 March 2007), "Vaughan's hit by yawn factor", The Mail on Sunday, retrieved 10 August 2007
  3. ^ Ireland pick Ed Joyce for World Cup, ESPNcricinfo, 19 January 2011, retrieved 27 January 2011
  4. ^ "Ireland's Andrew White to retire". ESPNcricinfo. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  5. ^ Andrew White Appointed Specialist Coach for Desert T20

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