Harry Frederick Gurney is an English cricketer, who represents England in international cricket. He currently plays for Nottinghamshire at the domestic level. Harry Gurney was born on October 25, 1986, at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He is primarily a left-arm medium-fast bowler and is a right-handed batsman.
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Gurney joined Leicester County cricket club in 2007 after having relative success in Leicestershire's second team. Gurney also played for Loughborough Town CC and the Leeds/Bradford. In 2009 Gurney did exceptionally well in T20s, taking 8 wickets at an average of 23. However, Gurney struggled to make any substantial contribution in the longer form of the game. In 2011 Gurney took 23 wickets during Leicestershire's title-winning campaign, although he missed out on Finals due to injury. Gurney left Leicestershire in 2012 to join Nottinghamshire, which was also his hometown. As a one-day specialist, Gurney also featured in the County Championship Division One. In the 2013 season, Gurney was Nottinghamshire's leading wicket-taker.
In 2019 he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League where he played 8 matches and took 7 wickets. He will be looking forward to the 2020 season to show his full potential to the franchise, which has invested heavily in him.
Gurney made his international debut for England on May 9, 2014, at an ODI against Scotland. He took no wickets on his debut, which was a rain-affected match. But he failed to make the cut for the 2015 World Cup and, after Moores was sacked after a disastrous tournament, Gurney's England chances receded. Gurney was selected on the limited overs tour of Sri Lanka. He played in the first game, but took figures of 0–66. He kept his place for the next game but again finished without a wicket as England again lost. His last appearance came in the final match of the series, where he picked up his first wicket of the tour, finishing with figures of 1–60.
A month after his ODI debut, Harry also made his T20I debut on May 20, 2014, against Sri Lanka. He took 2 wickets for 26 runs on his debut T20I match. He has only played 2 T20Is and taken 3 wickets in them
Harry Gurney plays for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club after leaving Leicestershire County Cricket Club at the end of the 2011 season.