16 Cricketers Who Played for Two Countries

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16 Cricketers Who Played for Two Countries

16 Cricketers Who Played for Two Countries: Cricket is a sport that is full of passionate players, intense rivalries, and interesting tales. One such surprise is the amount of cricketers who have worn jerseys from two different countries throughout their careers. Today we look at 15 Cricketers Who Played for Two Countries.

TOP 16 Cricketers Who Played for Two Countries

Ed Joyce

  • Teams: England (2006–07), Ireland (2012–14)
  • Career:
    • England: 2 matches, 1 run, HS 1, Avg 1.00, 0 wickets, 0 catches
    • Ireland: 16 matches, 404 runs, HS 78*, Avg 36.72, 5 catches

Luke Ronchi

  • Teams: Australia (2008–09), New Zealand (2013–17)
  • Career:
    • Australia: 3 matches, 47 runs, HS 36, Avg 23.50, 0 wickets, 0 catches
    • New Zealand: 29 matches, 312 runs, HS 51*, Avg 18.35, 24 catches, 5 stumpings

Dirk Nannes

  • Teams: Netherlands (2009), Australia (2009–10)
  • Career:
    • Netherlands: 2 matches, 6 runs, HS 6, Avg 6.00, 1 wicket, BB 1/26, Avg 56.00, 0 catches
    • Australia: 15 matches, 16 runs, HS 12*, Avg 16.00, 27 wickets, BB 4/18, Avg 14.92, 1 four-wicket haul, 0 catches

Boyd Rankin

  • Teams: Ireland (2009–12, 2016–20), England (2013)
  • Career:
    • Ireland: 48 matches, 64 runs, HS 16*, Avg 9.14, 54 wickets, BB 3/16, Avg 22.12, 16 catches
    • England: 2 matches, 1 wicket, BB 1/24, Avg 24.00, 0 catches

Roelof van der Merwe

  • Teams: South Africa (2009–10), Netherlands (2015–24)
  • Career:
    • South Africa: 13 matches, 57 runs, HS 48, Avg 19.00, 14 wickets, BB 2/14, Avg 21.78, 6 catches
    • Netherlands: 44 matches, 433 runs, HS 75*, Avg 22.78, 46 wickets, BB 4/35, Avg 19.10, 17 catches

Mark Chapman

  • Teams: Hong Kong (2014–16), New Zealand (2018–24)
  • Career:
    • Hong Kong: 19 matches, 392 runs, HS 63*, Avg 23.05, 3 wickets, BB 1/10, Avg 25.66, 4 catches
    • New Zealand: 51 matches, 1,026 runs, HS 104*, Avg 31.09, 1 wicket, BB 1/9, Avg 22.00, 20 catches

Xavier Marshall

  • Teams: West Indies (2008–09), United States (2019–21)
  • Career:
    • West Indies: 6 matches, 96 runs, HS 36, Avg 16.00, 3 catches
    • United States: 14 matches, 204 runs, HS 47*, Avg 18.54, 2 catches

Izatullah Dawlatzai

  • Teams: Afghanistan (2012), Germany (2019–20)
  • Career:
    • Afghanistan: 4 matches, 6 wickets, BB 3/33, Avg 22.33, 0 catches
    • Germany: 12 matches, 26 runs, HS 24*, Avg 26.00, 12 wickets, BB 3/23, Avg 20.66, 2 catches

Hayden Walsh

  • Teams: United States (2019), West Indies (2019–22)
  • Career:
    • United States: 8 matches, 114 runs, HS 28, Avg 19.00, 6 wickets, BB 2/21, Avg 20.00, 2 catches
    • West Indies: 30 matches, 36 runs, HS 12*, Avg 9.00, 25 wickets, BB 3/23, Avg 28.16, 7 catches

David Wiese

  • Teams: South Africa (2013–16), Namibia (2021–24)
  • Career:
    • South Africa: 20 matches, 92 runs, HS 28, Avg 13.14, 24 wickets, BB 5/23, Avg 20.70, 1 four-wicket haul, 9 catches
    • Namibia: 30 matches, 481 runs, HS 66*, Avg 30.06, 30 wickets, BB 4/17, Avg 24.10, 1 four-wicket haul, 8 catches

Jade Dernbach

  • Teams: England (2011–14), Italy (2021)
  • Career:
    • England: 34 matches, 24 runs, HS 12, Avg 4.80, 39 wickets, BB 4/22, Avg 26.15, 8 catches
    • Italy: 6 matches, 7 runs, HS 5, Avg 7.00, 5 wickets, BB 1/17, Avg 30.00, 2 catches

Amjad Khan

  • Teams: England (2009), Denmark (2021–22)
  • Career:
    • England: 1 match, 2 runs, HS 2, Avg 2.00, 2 wickets, BB 2/34, Avg 17.00
    • Denmark: 8 matches, 47 runs, HS 16, Avg 7.83, 5 wickets, BB 2/25, Avg 23.20

Rusty Theron

  • Teams: South Africa (2010–12), United States (2021–22)
  • Career:
    • South Africa: 9 matches, 32 runs, HS 31*, 12 wickets, BB 4/27, Avg 21.75, 2 catches
    • United States: 9 matches, 9 runs, HS 7*, 12 wickets, BB 3/16, Avg 18.00, 1 catch

Michael Rippon

  • Teams: Netherlands (2013–18), New Zealand (2022)
  • Career:
    • Netherlands: 18 matches, 216 runs, HS 42, Avg 30.85, 15 wickets, BB 3/8, Avg 20.66, 4 catches
    • New Zealand: 1 match, 2 wickets, BB 2/37, Avg 37.00

Tim David

  • Teams: Singapore (2019–20), Australia (2022–24)
  • Career:
    • Singapore: 14 matches, 558 runs, HS 92*, Avg 46.50, 5 wickets, BB 1/18, Avg 51.00, 12 catches
    • Australia: 25 matches, 504 runs, HS 64, Avg 33.60, 11 catches

Corey Anderson

  • Teams: New Zealand (2012–18), United States (2024)
  • Career:
    • New Zealand: 31 matches, 485 runs, HS 94*, Avg 24.25, 14 wickets, BB 2/17, Avg 35.35, 19 catches
    • United States: 2 matches, 83 runs, HS 55, Avg 41.50, 0 wickets, 0 catches

Conclusion

These cricketers’ careers are remarkable for their contributions to two different national teams, showcasing their versatility and skill on the international stage.

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