Brian Hardie      

Full name Brian Ross Hardie

Born January 14, 1950, Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Current age 67 years 166 days

Major teams Scotland, Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - KM Hardie

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 378 608 79 18103 162 34.22 27 89 349 0
List A 363 339 41 8806 119* 29.55 6 51 107 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 378 282 254 3 2/39 84.66 5.40 94.0 0 0
List A 363 77 40 2 1/4 1/4 20.00 3.11 38.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1970 - 1990
List A span 1973 - 1990
Profile

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.
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Sep 1984

Stuart Turner, David East and Brian Hardie listen to commentary from Taunton ... and celebrate as Somerset's defeat means they won the Championship, Chelmsford, September 1984

Stuart Turner, David East and Brian Hardie listen to commentary from Taunton

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Match drawn
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 162/3 (62.3 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 122/7 (58 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d & 96/5 (39 ov) Somerset 147
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 223/3 (65.1 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 265 (92.2 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d & 142/1d Gloucs 150/1d & 77/4 (30.1 ov, target 351)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Match drawn
Eng Lions v South Africa at Worcester - Jun 29-Jul 1
South Africa 58/1 (20 ov)
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