Harry Nielsen | Australian Professional Cricketer

Harry Nielsen is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League and the South Australia Redbacks in domestic cricket….

Harry Nielsen

Harry Nielsen is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League and the South Australia Redbacks in domestic cricket. He is a wicket-keeper batsman.
Nielsen was born in Ashford, South Australia, on 3 May 1995. He made his first-class debut for South Australia in 2015-16. In his debut season, he scored 260 runs at an average of 32.50 and took 10 catches.

CategoryDetail
NameHarry Nielsen
Born3 May 1995 (Ashford, South Australia)
Age28 years old (as of 23 January 2024)
GirlFriendMicson
Height1.80 m (5 feet 11 inches)
Playing RoleWicket-keeper batsman
TeamsAdelaide Strikers (BBL),
South Australia Redbacks (Domestic)

Cricketer Match Stats

Batting:

CompetitionMatchesInningsRunsBest100s50s
First-Class Cricket3659159622226
List A Cricket45401498110013
T20 Cricket6559150178*013
Total1461585095222232

Fielding:

CompetitionMatchesCatchesStumpings
First-Class Cricket3611615
List A Cricket456013
T20 Cricket657510
Total14625128

Career Highlights

Major Titles & Awards:

  • ** BBL Champion:** Won the Big Bash League title with the Adelaide Strikers in 2021.
  • ** Adelaide Strikers Player of the Season:** Awarded for his outstanding performance in the 2021-22 BBL season.

Batting Achievements:

  • ** Highest First-Class Score:** 222 against Western Australia in the 2022-23 Sheffield Shield season.
  • Consistent Performances: Averaged over 30 in both First-Class and List A cricket, showcasing his reliable batting ability.
  • Aggressive T20 Player: Known for his clean hitting and quick scoring in the T20 format, averaging over 25 in the BBL.

Wicket-Keeping Skills:

  • Safe Pair of Hands: Regarded as a talented wicket-keeper with secure catches and athleticism.
  • Developing Skill: Continuously improving his keeping performance and learning from experienced players.

International Potential:

  • ✈️ Australia A Squad Selection: Represented Australia A on various tours, gaining valuable experience against international opposition.
  • ✈️ Future Aspirations: Considered a strong contender for a future spot in the Australian national team.

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