Boyd Rankin Announces Retirement From International Cricket
Boyd Rankin, who played Test cricket for England and Ireland, said goodbye to international cricket. Boyd Rankin announced his retirement and said goodbye to his 18-year cricket career at the age of 36. He has the rare experience of playing Tests for and against the English.
Boyd Rankin has represented the two countries in international cricket. Rankin entered professional cricket in 2003 at the age of just 17. He set foot in international cricket in Ireland’s jersey. The last was in Jersey, Ireland, but played for the English in the middle. He was the hero of losing to Pakistan in the 2006 World Cup. From then on, Rankin started dreaming of playing Tests.
England can play international cricket in the rank-and-white white jersey of Bivore who dreams of playing Tests. The Three Lions could not play in the jersey for long. His journey to England came to a halt after playing just seven ODIs, two T20s, and one Test. He made his Test debut for England in the Ashes against Ajit. But that was his debut and last Test for English.
Rankin was left out of the England squad due to injury problems and pacers like James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Realizing that it was not possible for the English to play in the national team, the tall fast bowler returned to his homeland.
At six feet eight inches tall, the pacer has played a total of 127 matches in international cricket. He has taken 189 wickets at this time. Boyd Rankin is one of the best pacers in Irish history. He took the first wicket for the Irish in Test cricket.