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Ben Harmison

Key facts

Full Name: Ben William Harmison
Born: January 9 1986 , Ashington
County: Kent
Other teams: Durham, England Under-19s, Northumberland
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


Ben is the younger brother of England paceman Stephen Harmison and played for Northumberland up to under-15 level before joining Durham. The former England Under-19s international signed a professional contract with Durham in October 2005 and, unlike his brother, played as a specialist batsman in a solid 2006 season. The next summer saw him play for the first-team more regularly, scoring 251 runs in eight LV= County Championship innings, including his maiden first-class century. Although he struggled for consistency in the next campaign, he played in 12 of Durham’s championship match...

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