Neil Harvey      

Full name Robert Neil Harvey

Born October 8, 1928, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 86 years 75 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales, Victoria

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - MR Harvey, Brother - CE Harvey, Brother - R Harvey

Robert Neil Harvey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 79 137 10 6149 205 48.41 21 24 1 64 0
First-class 306 461 35 21699 231* 50.93 67 94 228 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 79 17 414 120 3 1/8 1/9 40.00 1.73 138.0 0 0 0
First-class 306 2574 1106 30 4/8 36.86 2.57 85.8 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 23-28, 1948 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 15-20, 1963 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946-1963
Profile

One of Australia's all-time favourite cricketing sons, Neil Harvey was a gifted left-hand batsman, brilliantly athletic fielder, and occasional offspin bowler. On account of the richness of his talents, he served Victoria, New South Wales and Australia with great distinction during a first-class career which spanned the 16-year period between 1946-47 and 1962-63.

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Aug 27, 2008

Hugh Jackman, Neil Harvey, Ricky Ponting and Sam Loxton pose for the cameras ahead of the dinner to commemorate Don Bradman's birth centenary, Sydney, August 27, 2008

Hugh Jackman, Neil Harvey, Ricky Ponting and Sam Loxton pose for the cameras

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Jun 8, 2005

Neil Harvey at the Invincibles press conference, Sydney, June 2005

Neil Harvey

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Jun 8, 2005

Bill Brown, Bill Johnston, Neil Harvey and Sam Loxton pose for a photo during  a reunion of the remaining Invincibles in Sydney, June 8, 2005

Bill Brown, Bill Johnston, Neil Harvey and Sam Loxton

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1954

Australian Cricket Hall of Fame 2000

Country Fixtures Country Results
Scorchers v Strikers at Perth - Dec 22
Scorchers 146/7 Strikers 72/3 (9.5/20 ov)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart
Dec 23, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne
Dec 26-30, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 18:30 EST | 17:30 CST | 15:30 PST)
Scorchers v Melb Reneg at Perth
Dec 26, 2014 (16:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Syd Thunder v Syd Sixers at Sydney
Dec 27, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
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