Full name Brian Ross Hardie
Born January 14, 1950, Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Current age 66 years 329 days
Major teams Scotland, Essex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relation Brother - KM Hardie
|First-class span||1970 - 1990|
|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.
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