Andrew Barry McDonald is an Australian Test cricketer and is nicknamed Ronnie. He plays for the Victoria Bushrangers, and made his test debut in Sydney in 2009 against South Africa. McDonald has represented Australia under 19 levels and even played for the Prime Minister’s XI. This all rounder bats right handed and is a right arm medium fast bowler. He has been selected to play at the IPL 5 season by the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.
Having started his first class career with 32 wickets in his first ten games in 2003-04 and his best scores were 6 for 67 against West Australia. In 2005-06 season, he played four matches and managed to score 83 runs and four wickets. During the Pura Cup, he boasted a batting average of more than a hundred when he achieved his 500th run. During this season, he became the 4th player in Sheffield Shield history to reach the double of 750 runs and 25 wickets in one season. In 2009 Indian Premier League, he played for the Delhi Daredevils.
McDonald was rewarded and named in the Australian 30 man preliminary squad for the 2007 World Cup for his strong domestic form. He was later on also named in the Australian preliminary squads for the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and for the seven match ODI series tour in India. This 6 feet 4 inches athlete was also selected for the tour to South Africa in February-March 2009.