Ben Harmison

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Ben Harmison
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Personal information
Full name Ben William Harmison
Born (1986-01-09) 9 January 1986 (age 28)
Ashington, Northumberland, England
Nickname Harmy
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Role Batting all-rounder
Relations S.J. Harmison (brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005-11 Durham
2011- Kent (squad no. 21)
First-class debut 31 May 2006 Durham v Oxford UCCE
List A debut 7 August 2005 Durham v Bangladesh A
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 62 61 38
Runs scored 2,525 1,049 177
Batting average 28.37 24.39 12.64
100s/50s 5/12 0/3 0/0
Top score 110 67 24
Balls bowled 1,893 865 348
Wickets 34 24 23
Bowling average 40.32 35.62 20.47
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/27 3/43 3/20
Catches/stumpings 34/– 21/– 14/–
Source: CricketArchive, 1 October 2013

Ben William Harmison (born 9 January 1986, Ashington, Northumberland) is an English cricketer who plays first-class cricket for Kent. The former England Under-19 left-handed batsman scored a century on his first-class debut in 2006. He finished the season with 563 runs at an average of 37.53 with 2 hundreds, though both hundreds came in games outside the County Championship. He hit his maiden Championship century, 101 against Warwickshire in 2007.

He came on as a fielding replacement for his elder brother, during the third test match against the West Indies in 2007.

On 19 December 2011, Harmison signed for Kent after being released by Durham in September.

He is the younger brother of former England fast bowler Steve Harmison.

Career Best Performances[edit]

as of 1 October 2013

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 110 Durham v Oxford UCCE Oxford 2006 4-27 Durham v Surrey Guildford 2008
LA 67 Durham Dynamos v Nottinghamshire Outlaws Chester-le-Street 2009 3-43 Durham Dynamos v Scotland Chester-le-Street 2008
T20 24 Durham Dynamos v Lancashire Lightning Manchester 2010 3-20 Durham Dynamos v Yorkshire Carnegie Chester-le-Street 2009

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