Calvin Harrison

Country: England
Born: April 29, 1998, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Height: 6ft 4in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Calvin Harrison Bio

Calvin Grant Harrison, the rising cricket star hailing from England, has carved a unique path in the world of cricket. Although born in South Africa, he was raised in New Zealand and Somerset, adding an unconventional twist to his journey. With his exceptional talents as a leg-spinning all-rounder, Harrison quickly caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Despite being part of the Somerset academy during his teenage years, Harrison did not secure a professional contract with the county. Undeterred by this setback, he relentlessly pursued his dream and embarked on trials with various different counties. In 2019, he found himself playing regularly for Hampshire’s seconds, although his performances were deemed expensive during his brief stint in the T20 Blast games the following year.

With the Covid-19 lockdowns looming large, opportunities began to dwindle. However, at the beginning of the 2021 season, Harrison’s fortunes took a turn for the better when he showcased his skills by smashing an impressive 121 off 166 balls in a three-day friendly against Nottinghamshire. This remarkable innings, in which he batted at No. 6, earned him a trial with the Second XI.

Fate intervened just days before the start of the T20 Blast as Nottinghamshire’s captain and key all-rounder Dan Christian received a surprise call-up to Australia’s T20I squad. This turn of events presented Harrison with a golden opportunity, as he signed a short-term contract to cover the next three months. A true testament to his talent, he proceeded to take an astounding 20 wickets while conceding less than 7 runs per over. These exceptional performances not only earned him accolades but also a spot alongside the likes of Jos Buttler in the inaugural men’s game of the Hundred.

Describing himself as not a huge spinner of the ball, Harrison capitalizes on his towering height of 6ft 4in to his advantage. His ability to smoothly generate extra bounce and spin with his action has proven to be a valuable asset on the field. His unique style of play and impressive skills have attracted praise and admiration from fans and experts alike.

Despite his relatively short journey in professional cricket, Calvin Grant Harrison has already left an indelible mark. His perseverance, determination, and unwavering passion for the game have allowed him to overcome obstacles and establish himself as an emerging talent in the cricketing world. As he continues to hone his skills and make significant contributions to his team, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate witnessing his further growth and success in the years to come.

Calvin Harrison Career Stats

Calvin Harrison Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 10 14 3 273 39 24.81 637 42.85 0 0 38 1 15 0
List A 6 6 1 93 41 18.6 116 80.17 0 0 8 0 7 0
T20s 46 27 12 151 23 10.06 131 115.26 0 0 16 2 23 0

Calvin Harrison Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 10 16 1182 725 20 4/28 4/28 36.25 3.68 59.1 2 0 0
List A 6 6 223 205 3 1/0 1/0 68.33 5.51 74.3 0 0 0
T20s 46 41 675 860 45 5/11 5/11 19.11 7.64 15 2 1 0

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