Harry Frederick Gurney is an English cricketer, who represents England in international cricket. He currently plays for Nottinghamshire at the domestic level. In 2019 he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. He plays as a left-arm seamer.
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.
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. Later that month he also made his T20I debut on May 20, 2014, against Sri Lanka. He took 2 wickets for 26 runs on his debut T20I match.
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.