Daniel Harris (cricketer)

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Daniel Harris
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Personal information
Full name Dr. Daniel Joseph Harris
Born (1979-12-31) 31 December 1979 (age 37)
North Adelaide, Australia
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999–2012 South Australia
2011–2012 Adelaide Strikers
2012 Deccan Chargers
2012 Rahuna Royals
2012- 2014 Melbourne Renegades
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 58 49 74
Runs scored 3329 1195 1926
Batting average 31.11 24.89 30.09
100s/50s 5/21 0/9 1/6
Top score 166* 79 108*
Balls bowled 1226 110 400
Wickets 13 1 21
Bowling average 44/.15 121.00 24.61
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/71 1/24 3/18
Catches/stumpings 55/- 17/- 29/-
Source: cricinfo.com, 11 July, 2014

Dr. Daniel Joseph Harris (born 31 December 1979[1]) is a former cricketer who played for South Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades and the Deccan Charges.

Harris retired from professional cricket in 2014 to become a full time doctor.

Playing career[edit]

He is a regular player for South Australia in all 3 forms of the game and played a pivotal role in helping the Redbacks win the 2010–11 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash. His outstanding season was rewarded by being named the Australian Cricketers Association's Twenty20 Player of the Year.[2]

Harris was picked up by Deccan Chargers to play in Indian Premier League during the 2012 IPL player auction [3]

He also signed with the Melbourne Renegades for the second season of the Big Bash League in 2012.

Harris, has played as a substitute for the Australian Test Squad.

Personal life[edit]

Harris is a qualified medical doctor and is now a doctor in Adelaide.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profiel:Daniel Harris". CricInfo. 
  2. ^ "South Australian Cricket Association" (PDF). Retrieved 12 February 2012. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "The Hindu". Chennai, India. 4 February 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Larkin, Steve (2 November 2009). "South Australia's Daniel Harris earns draw against Victoria". Fox Sports (Australia). Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Medicine before cricket for Harris". espnstar.com. ESPN. Retrieved 9 March 2012.