RYAN HARRIS

  • Steven Smith should captain Australia in all formats: Ryan Harris Yesterday

    Brisbane: Australian pacer Ryan Harris feels stand-in Test skipper Steve Smith should be handed captaincy in all three formats if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time for next year's ODI cricket World Cup. Harris, who is nursing a quadriceps strain and is racing against time to be fit for the...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist 6 days ago

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Looking to go up 2-0 on lively pitch: Steve Smith 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith is excited about the prospect of playing with India on a lively Gabba pitch in the second cricket Test starting on Wednesday and said he wants his team to drive the advantage to go up 2-0 in the four-match series. India had lost the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 4 December 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Round-up: Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his Test captaincy debut as the visitors responded brilliantly to Australia's mammoth first innings total of 517 for 7 by reaching 369 for 5 at...
  • Ryan Harris raring to make a comeback from injury December 4, 2014

    Sydney: Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris on Thursday said he is both physically and mentally fit to make a comeback to the national squad, to play the first Commonwealth Bank Test against India starting Dec 9. Harris has vowed, the team will be maintaining their aggression when they turn out for...
  • No pressure on Australia players for Adelaide Test: Cricket Australia December 2, 2014

    Cricket Australia will be understanding of players who feel uncomfortable about playing in the wake of the death of Phillip Hughes when the rescheduled India Test series starts next week, chief executive James Sutherland said on Tuesday. Sutherland was speaking at Sydney Airport before his flight to Macksville, where Hughes will...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris eyes India series for comeback from injury September 3, 2014

    Melbourne: Recovering from a knee surgery, Australian pacer Ryan Harris is eyeing a return to international cricket in the series against India this year. "Don't talk months; I've been talking months for a while now. I'm hoping to be back for at least the first Sheffield Shield game for Queensland (starting...
  • Australia paceman Ryan Harris eyes Sheffield Shield return September 3, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris is hoping to be fit in time for the domestic Sheffield Shield season in October as he continues his long recovery from knee surgery. Harris, who bowled Australia to a rare Test series victory over South Africa on one knee, returned to the nets last...
  • Australia will not tone down aggression against India: Ryan Harris August 22, 2014

    Melbourne: India's tour of Australia might be over three months away but mind games have already started with pacer Ryan Harris saying they will not tone down their aggression and the Indians may face a brutal summer from fellow fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. Harris has declared that the Australians would seek...
  • Australian pacer Harris, Pattinson in doubt for Pakistan series May 6, 2014

    Sydney: Australian pace spearhead Ryan Harris is unlikely to make the trip to the United Arab Emirates in October for the Test series against Pakistan, bowling coach Craig McDermott said Tuesday. The 34yearold quick underwent surgery on his knee in March after battling through the pain barrier to see his country...
  • England women's captain earns Wisden award April 10, 2014

    London: The captain of England's women's team has become only the second female to be included among Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, an annual award by the world's most prestigious cricket publication. Charlotte Edwards was joined on the 2013 list by Australia players Ryan Harris and Chris Rogers, India opener...
  • Aussie Ashes heroes Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers honoured by Wisden April 9, 2014

    London: Australia paceman Ryan Harris and opening batsman Chris Rogers have been rewarded for their performances in the two recent Ashes series by being included as two of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year. They were honoured by the annual publication, often referred to as the 'bible of cricket', along with...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris to kick off coaching career April 8, 2014

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who has played a major role in his country's Test resurgence over the last year, is to turn his hand to bringing through the next generation after being appointed an assistant coach with the 'A' squad. The popular 34-year-old will help head coach Michael Di Venuto...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris out for six months after surgery March 12, 2014

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, will be out for six months after undergoing surgery on his right knee, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday. The 34-year-old has suffered a series of injuries throughout his Test career but played a...
  • Defiant Ryan Harris says he's not done yet March 11, 2014

    Sydney: Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, is hoping knee surgery will prolong his Test career through the 2015 Ashes at least. The 34-year-old has been plagued by injuries since his debut in 2010 but was able to put...
  • Warner jumps to fifth in ICC rankings after heroics against SA March 6, 2014

    Dubai: Australian David Warner jumped to a career-best fifth spot after his batting exploits in his side's Test series victory against South Africa while India's Virat Kohli slipped two places to 10th in the latest Reliance ICC Rankings released on Thursday. Warner, who slammed hundreds (135 and 145) in both innings...
  • Fast bowler Harris hailed hero as Australians prevail March 6, 2014

    Ryan Harris was acclaimed Thursday as one of Australia's finest bowlers after spearheading his country to a dramatic late series victory over South Africa in Cape Town. The Australians won the third and final Test by 245 runs in a nailbiting finish with just 27 balls to spare after a day...
  • 3rd Test: Ryan Harris bowls Australia to South Africa series win March 5, 2014

    Australia's Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day in which a third umpire decision came close to deciding the outcome of the match. South Africa were bowled out for 265 as Australia won the series-deciding...
  • 3rd Test: Johnson, Harris give Australia advantage on Day 3 March 3, 2014

    Cape Town: Australia took a firm grip on the third Test as seamers Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris snared seven wickets between them to bowl South Africa out for 287 on day three on Monday at Newlands. While Johnson combined pace and aggression to raise his series tally to 19 wickets...
  • No panic in Australia camp before final Test, says Ryan Harris February 27, 2014

    Cape Town: Ryan Harris says there is no panic in the Australian camp before the series-deciding third Test against South Africa starting in Cape Town on Saturday. Australia lost the second Test by 231 runs on Sunday after failing to cope with the Proteas pace attack that took nine wickets in...
  • 1st Test: Johnson helps Australia crush No. 1 South Africa February 15, 2014

    Centurion: Australia crushed cricket's topranked team on Saturday as unstoppable fast bowler Mitchell Johnson took 12 of 20 wickets to send South Africa to a humbling 281run defeat at home in the first Test. Already with 7 for 68 from the first innings, Johnson ripped out 5 for 59 in the...
  • Ryan Harris delays knee surgery until after South Africa tour January 7, 2014

    Sydney: Ashes hero Ryan Harris said on Tuesday he will put off knee surgery until after Australia's threeTest tour to South Africa next month to play against the topranked Proteas. Harris, the manofthematch as Australia wrapped up a 50 series clean sweep against England in Sydney on Sunday, said he needs...
  • 5th Test: Australia thrash England by 281 runs to win the Ashes series 50 January 5, 2014

    Sydney: Australia completed a 50 Ashes series whitewash with a 281run victory inside three days of the fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground as England capitulated to be all out for 166 chasing 448. Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson, whose 37 wickets earned him player of the series, again decimated...
  • 5th Ashes Test, Day 2: Australia 140/4 at stumps, lead by 311 runs against England January 4, 2014

    Sydney: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a 50 series whitewash. Chris Rogers (73 not out) scored his fourth halfcentury of the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England 5th Ashes Test, Day 2 January 4, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's halfcentury sparked a strong comeback for Australia after a top order collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket ground on Friday. Smith's nearflawless...
  • Aussies check on Harris, Watson fitness for Sydney December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Skipper Michael Clarke says Ryan Harris and Shane Watson will play if they are fit and available as Australia pursue a 50 series whitewash against England in Sydney. Paceman Harris and allrounder Watson are in some doubt to play in this week's final Ashes Test after featuring in Australia's eightwicket...
  • McDermott boasts Australia have world's best attack December 23, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott has boasted that the newly crowned Ashes winners have the most dangerous attack in world cricket as they focus on a fourth straight Test victory against demoralised England. Pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle supplemented by spinner Nathan Lyon, have dominated England's troubled...
  • Happy with Australia's performance: Mickey Arthur December 19, 2013

    Melbourne: Mickey Arthur, who was sacked unceremoniously by Cricket Australia (CA) as the Australia coach earlier this year, has moved on in his life. The South African has tried to keep himself away Australia's Ashes win but he is happy. Earlier this year, with less than three weeks before the first...
  • Don't 'drink and tweet' says contrite Harris December 18, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke pledged to celebrate first and worry about whitewashing England later after winning back the Ashes on Tuesday, and his team did their skipper proud at a party at a Perth casino hosted by Shane Warne. Already well lubricated following their 150run triumph at the WACA which...
  • Ryan Harris in 'drunken' Twitter rant December 18, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's Ryan Harris has discovered that winning the Ashes does not guarantee access to Perth's casino, with the bowler launching a foulmouthed tweet after he was reportedly refused entry for being drunk. The team's celebrations after clinching the series against England on Tuesday stretched long into the night with Harris,...