|Alma mater||St Patrick's High School, Karachi|
|Occupation||cricketer and coach|
|Known for||coaching Wallis Mathias, Antao D'Souza, Khalid Wazir, Wasim Bari, Rashid Israr|
Jacob Harris Shield Inter School Cricket Tournament
He was born in Karachi, when it was still part of British India. He studied at St Patrick's High School, Karachi. He played cricket as a right-hand batsman and a leg-break bowler. He played for the Sindh main first-class team from 1932/33 and 1938/39 and the Maharashtra main first-class team from 1936/37 and 1939/40. Between 1932 and 1943 he played 25 first-class matches. Between 1953 and 1957 he umpired 6 first-class matches as well.
The Jacob Harris Shield Inter School Cricket Tournament was started in his honour in Karachi in 2009. 40 schools participated in the tournament.
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