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 31)
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
2011–15 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 85 69 44
Runs scored 3,501 1,177 200
Batting average 28.23 23.54 12.50
100s/50s 7/15 0/3 0/0
Top score 125 67 24
Balls bowled 2,104 1017 438
Wickets 37 30 30
Bowling average 40.86 32.10 21.30
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/27 3/40 3/20
Catches/stumpings 53/– 24/– 15/–
Source: CricketArchive, 16 September 2015

Ben William Harmison (born 9 January 1986) is an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Durham and Kent. The former England Under-19 left-handed batsman scored a century on his first-class debut in 2006 while playing for Durham against Oxford UCCE.[1] 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.[2]

He came on as a fielding replacement for his elder brother Steve Harmison, 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.[3] He played for Kent until the end of the 2015 season before leaving the county in February 2016 after four seasons.[4]

He also plays football, as a striker,[5] joining the Ashington side managed by his older brother Steve at the end of the 2016 cricket season,[6] although he had also played for Ashington during his cricket career.He scored on his full debut in September 2015 in the F.A. Vase win over Easington Colliery.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harmison scores debut century". ECB. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Harmison scores first Championship century". Telegraph Media Group Ltd. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Harmison signs for Kent". BBC. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Ben Harrison leaves Kent, Kent County Cricket Club, 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  5. ^ "Ashington AFC Squad". Ashington AFC. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ben Harmison: Kent release all-rounder". BBC. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Ben Harmison seeking good run for Ashington in FA Vase". News Post Leader. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 

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