Ryan Harris

  • Australia will not tone down aggression against India: Ryan Harris 22 hours 19 minutes ago

    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 34-year-old 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 top-ranked team on Saturday as unstoppable fast bowler Mitchell Johnson took 12 of 20 wickets to send South Africa to a humbling 281-run 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 three-Test tour to South Africa next month to play against the top-ranked Proteas. Harris, the man-of-the-match as Australia wrapped up a 5-0 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 5-0 January 5, 2014

    Sydney: Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes series whitewash with a 281-run 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 5-0 series whitewash. Chris Rogers (73 not out) scored his fourth half-century of the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England 5th Ashes Test, Day 2 January 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's half-century 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 near-flawless...
  • 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 5-0 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 eight-wicket...
  • 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 white-washing 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 150-run 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 foul-mouthed 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,...
  • McGrath hails Australia's 'mongrel' approach December 12, 2013

    Perth: Test great Glenn McGrath has hailed Australia's rediscovery of "bit of mongrel" in the Ashes series and said they were starting to resemble the top teams of the past. Australia are 2-0 up in the five-match series against England and could take an unbeatable lead if they win the Perth...
  • Harris battles sore knee ahead of Ashes Test December 12, 2013

    Perth: Australian paceman Ryan Harris is battling a sore knee but captain Michael Clarke said Thursday he was confident the 34-year-old will play in the third Ashes Test against England. Harris has been a crucial part of the attack that has fired Australia to a 2-0 lead over their arch-rivals, but...
  • Australia relishing prospect of renewed pace assault at WACA December 10, 2013

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke is licking his lips at the prospect of seeing how much damage his confident pace attack can wreak on a teetering England when the teams clash in the third Ashes Test in Perth. Australia crushed England by 218 runs at Adelaide Oval on Monday to take...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia win by 218 runs, take 2-0 lead December 9, 2013

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke's Australians finished off England in 11 overs on Monday to win the second Test by 218 runs and take a 2-0 series lead into Perth, where they're aiming to regain the Ashes with a third straight win. England had been behind the game at Adelaide since dropping three...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia four wickets away from win in Adelaide December 8, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia moved within four wickets of victory in the second Ashes Test and a 2-0 series lead after ending Joe Root's defiant innings late Sunday and exposing the England tailenders to the new ball before stumps on the penultimate evening. Set an improbable 531 to win when Australia declared their...
  • Blazing gun Harris holding nothing back in Adelaide December 2, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Ryan Harris will be holding nothing back in the second Ashes Test against England this week even if his injury track record suggests he will struggle to play all five Tests in the series. A litany of injuries since making his debut in 2010 has prevented Harris from...
  • Ryan Harris to play, Aussie rotation over: Darren Lehmann November 30, 2013

    Adelaide: Coach Darren Lehmann on Saturday pronounced Australia's controversial bowler rotation policy dead and buried and said pace spearhead Ryan Harris would not be rested from next week's second Ashes Test in Adelaide. Lehmann also said Australian players would not sledge England about batsman Jonathan Trott, who has returned home with...
  • Cook confident England will bounce back after loss November 25, 2013

    Brisbane: Alastair Cook only has to look back 12 months to England's previous Test loss to find cause for confidence that his team will bounce back from its 381-run defeat to Australia in the Ashes series opener. England's batsmen were exposed against a short-pitch pace onslaught from Mitchell Johnson and Ryan...