Marcus Harris

Name
Marcus Harris
Nationality
ausAustralia
Position
Batter
Current Team
Australia
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
July 21, 1992
Age
31

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Marcus Harris Profile

 

Marcus Harris, the talented left-handed opener from Western Australia, has carved a niche for himself in the Australian cricketing landscape. Born in Perth, Harris began his first-class career with Western Australia before moving to Victoria, where he flourished, consistently topping the run charts in the Sheffield Shield. His technical prowess and ability to play long innings caught the eyes of the national selectors, leading to his Test debut in 2018. Known for his patience at the crease and elegant stroke play, Harris has delivered some memorable performances against top bowling attacks. While he continues to solidify his place in the Test squad, his contributions in domestic cricket remain invaluable. As Marcus Harris strides forward in his career, he represents the future of Australian cricket, blending traditional techniques with modern flair.

 

Marcus Harris Stats

Marcus Harris Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 14 26 2 607 79 25.29 1322 45.91 0 3 73 0 8 0
FC 148 268 17 10012 250* 39.88 18823 53.19 26 42 1303 41 79 0
List A 68 67 5 2268 142* 36.58 2594 87.43 3 13 241 32 16 0
T20 50 49 1 981 85 20.43 806 121.71 0 4 106 27 18 0

Marcus Harris Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 14
FC 148 5 84 64 0 4.57 0 0 0
List A 68
T20 50

Marcus Harris Recent Matches

Match Batting Performance Date Ground Format
Gloucs vs Durham 52 & 122* 18-May-2023 Bristol FC
Gloucs vs Derbyshire 7 11-May-2023 Derby FC
Gloucs vs Sussex 37 & 5 27-Apr-2023 Bristol FC
Gloucs vs WORCS 1 & 26 20-Apr-2023 Worcester FC
Gloucs vs Glamorgan 59 & 148 06-Apr-2023 Cardiff FC

Debut of Marcus Harris

Format Opponent Venue Date
Test India Adelaide December 06 – 10, 2018
FC South Australia Perth February 10 – 13, 2011
List A South Australia Perth February 16, 2011
T20 Scorchers vs Strikers Perth December 22, 2014

World Cup Performances – Early Days

As of the last update, Marcus Harris has not represented Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Notable Achievements

  • Scored a double century (250) for Victoria against New South Wales in the 2018-19 Sheffield Shield season.
  • Became the leading run-scorer in the 2018-19 Sheffield Shield season with 1188 runs.
  • Awarded the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year in 2016.

 

Style of Play

Marcus Harris is known for his aggressive style of batting, especially in the domestic circuit. He possesses a wide range of shots and has the ability to take on bowlers from the outset. His footwork against spinners is commendable, making him a versatile batsman in various conditions.

International Career

Harris made his Test debut for Australia against India in December 2018. Since then, he has been in and out of the team but has shown glimpses of his potential at the highest level.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

While Harris hasn’t played in the IPL, he has been a consistent performer in Australia’s domestic circuit, especially in the Sheffield Shield. Representing teams like Western Australia and Victoria, he has amassed significant runs and has been among the top run-scorers in multiple seasons.

Future Prospects

Given his age and the experience he’s gaining, Marcus Harris is seen as a potential regular in the Australian Test side. His consistent performances in domestic cricket make him a candidate for future ODI and T20I call-ups as well.

Trivia

  • Harris shifted from Western Australia to Victoria in 2016, a move that significantly boosted his domestic career.
  • He is often compared to the Australian great, Justin Langer, due to similarities in their batting techniques.

FAQs of Marcus Harris

Q1. When did Marcus Harris make his debut for the Australian Test team?

A: Marcus Harris made his Test debut for Australia against India at the Adelaide Oval on December 6, 2018.

Q2. What notable achievement did Marcus Harris secure in the 2018-19 Sheffield Shield season?

A: In the 2018-19 Sheffield Shield season, Marcus Harris emerged as the leading run-scorer, amassing 1188 runs, which included a remarkable double century (250) against New South Wales.

Q3. Which domestic teams has Marcus Harris played for in the Sheffield Shield?

A: Marcus Harris has represented Western Australia and Victoria in the Sheffield Shield, with his move to Victoria in 2016 significantly boosting his domestic career.

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