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Full name Chad Hainsworth Harper
Born July 22, 1986, Blackwood, Adelaide, South Australia
Current age 28 years 251 days
Major teams South Australia Under-15s, South Australia Under-17s
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
He plays club cricket with Sturt. He represented South Australia Under 13 (Primary Schools) team to Darwin in 1998, the Under 14 State Development squad, and the South Australian Secondary Schools Under 15 team at Buderim in 2001. He plays Australian football. He boasts a highest score of 213 against Glenelg in under 14s in 1999-00. Schools: Hawthorndene Primary; Blackwood High.
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun