Birth date 20 Nov 1969 (50 years)
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Position All Rounder
Team history
New Zealand 1990 - 2004
Gloucestershire County 2003
Derbyshire County Cricket Club 2003

Chris Harris is a left handed batsman and right arm medium bowler who plays for New Zealand cricket team. The other teams for which he has played are ICL World XI, Hyderabad Heroes, Gloucestershire, Derbyshire and Canterbury.

Harris debuted in One day International cricket on 29th November 1990 at Sydney against Australia. In this match, he bowled 6 overs and conceded 36 runs while taking 1 wicket. He was not out on 17 after facing 23 deliveries. Australia won this match by 61 runs. On 27th November 1992, Harris debuted in Test cricket at Moratuwa against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he scored 56 runs in 192 deliveries and was bowled by Warnaweera. He bowled 15 overs out of which 5 were maidens and conceded 64 runs without taking any wicket. In the 2nd innings, he remained unbeaten on 0 after facing 10 deliveries. This match was drawn.

Career Highlights

Harris has participated in 23 Test matches in which he has scored 777 runs at a batting average of 20.44 and strike rate of 33.70. His highest score has been 71 and he has hit 5 fifties. He has bowled 2560 deliveries and has conceded 1170 runs while taking 16 wickets. His bowling average has been 73.12 and economy rate 2.74. He has played in 250 One day Internationals in which he has scored 4379 runs at a batting average of 29 and strike rate of 66.51. He has bowled 10667 deliveries and has conceded 7613 runs while taking 203 wickets.