22 February 1999
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Harry Brook (Harry Cherrington Brook) is an English cricketer who plays for both the national team and Yorkshire in domestic cricket. Born on February 22, 1999, in Keighley, West Yorkshire, he is a right-handed batsman and also bowls right-arm medium pace. Brook made his international debut for England in January 2022.
He had a remarkable start to his test career, scoring 809 runs in his first six test appearances, maintaining an average of 80.90 and an impressive strike rate of almost 100. Brook was a part of the England cricket team that clinched the 2022 T20 World Cup.
While he was born in Keighley, he grew up in Burley in Wharfedale. Brook's family had a strong connection to club cricket. He received his education at Ilkley Grammar School, a comprehensive school in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. At the age of 14, he earned a scholarship to attend Sedbergh School, a private boarding school in Cumbria.
Brook has also shown support for various charitable initiatives, including recording a video message for Team Hope during their fundraising efforts for the British Heart Foundation.
Harry Brook Career
In his Test career to date, Harry Brook has played 12 matches to date in his Test career and has scored 1,181 runs, with an average of 62. Brook has hit 141 fours and 23 sixes in his Test career. On Jul 2023, he played his recent Test match against Australia at The Kia Oval, London, England, scoring 7 runs off 6 balls.
In Harry Brook's ODI career, he has played 9 matches to date in his ODI career and has scored 234 runs, with an average of 26. Harry Brook has hit 24 fours and 6 sixes in his ODI career. One of his recent ODI matches took place in Oct 2023 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, India, where he contributed 66 runs off 61 balls.
Harry Brook has played 24 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 494 runs, with an average of 29. Brook has hit 38 fours and 23 sixes in his T20 career. In his most recent T20 match against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England, which took place in Sep 2023, Harry Brook contributed 4 runs off 8 balls to his team's total.
Harry Brook is currently ranked 9th in the ICC Test batting rankings with a total of 773 points. Harry Brook is ranked 30th position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 533 points.