Neil Harvey

Neil Harvey

Player Details

Name: Neil Harvey

Date of birth: 08/10/1928

International Team: N/A

Domestic Team: N/A

Role: Batsman

Bowling Style: Unknown

Batting Style: Left-hand

- Test Debut, Australia v India at Adelaide, January 1948.
- Neil Harvey is a Left-Handed batsman and an occasional right-arm offbreak bowler.
- Neil's first class career spanned 16 years, where he played for Victoria, New South Wales and Australia.
- He became the youngest Australian to score a century in Test cricket, when in only his 2nd Test match he scored 153 against India.
- He hit 6 Test centuries in his first 13 innings.
- In 1954 he was one of the Wisden cricketers of the year.
- After his retirement from playing cricket he became a national selector, which tied in with one of Australia's best ever Test sides.

International Career Overview


Batting Bowling
Career Span: 1948-1963 Innings Bowled: 17
Matches: 79 Overs: 63.0
Innings: 137 Runs Conceded: 120
Not Outs: 10 Average: 40.0
Runs: 6149 Economy Rate: 1.9
Highest Score: 205 Best bowling in Innings: 1/8
Average: 48.42
50s: 24
100s: 21
Ducks: 7
Caught Out: 72
Stumped Out: 0

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