|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
Full name Brian Ross Hardie
Born January 14, 1950, Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Current age 64 years 192 days
Major teams Scotland, Essex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relation Brother - KM Hardie
|List A span||1973-1990|
Brain Hardie joined Essex after learning his game in Scotland and for almost two decades was a rock in their middle-order, although he latterly formed a highly effective opening pair with Graham Gooch in one-day cricket. He passed 1000 runs 11 times and it was that form that was a key part of the county winning four Championships in eight seasons and three one-day titles from seven final appearances. In the 1985 NatWest final he made 110 and won the Man-of-the-Match award in Essex's one-run victory.
In India's win at Lord's, Ishant Sharma took the best bowling figures by an Indian in the fourth innings of a Test outside Asia. Here are five other best bowling efforts by Indians in the fourth innings of Tests outside Asia
Alastair Cook has got used to feeling of the axe hanging over him. Only his team-mates can save England now
India's wretched run away from home began at Lord's in 2011. A young team full of self-belief may have brought it to an end with their victory at the same venue three years later
What's wrong with their cricket? Well, what isn't?