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Simon Cook      

Full name Simon James Cook

Born January 15, 1977, Oxford

Current age 39 years 256 days

Major teams Hong Kong Cricket Club, Kent, Middlesex

Nickname Chef

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Coach

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Matthew Arnold School

Simon James Cook
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 141 186 31 2577 93* 16.62 0 7 34 0
List A 190 109 35 1253 67* 16.93 0 2 29 0
Twenty20 73 26 17 168 25* 18.66 143 117.48 0 0 8 4 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 141 21031 10993 342 8/63 32.14 3.13 61.4 12 0
List A 190 8257 6537 234 6/37 6/37 27.93 4.75 35.2 5 2 0
Twenty20 73 73 1531 1919 85 3/13 3/13 22.57 7.52 18.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1999
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, Aug 15-18, 2012 scorecard
List A debut 1997
Last List A Kent v Sussex at Canterbury, Aug 27, 2012 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Middlesex v Kent at Uxbridge, Jul 8, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Kow Cantons v Isl Warriors Mong Kok 28 May 2016 Other T20
24, 1/22 Kow Cantons v HH Jaguars Mong Kok 28 May 2016 Other T20
3, 0/27 Hong Kong CC v Kowloon CC Wong Nai 18 Oct 2015 Other OD
1/38, 8 Hong Kong CC v Independents Wong Nai 20 Sep 2015 Other OD
1/46, 31 Hong Kong CC v Diasqua Wong Nai 13 Sep 2015 Other OD
27, 1/20 Hong Kong CC v Madras CC Singapore 23 Aug 2014 Other T20
0/26, 24* Hong Kong CC v Singapore CA Singapore 23 Aug 2014 Other T20
2/33, 9 Hong Kong CC v Sinhalese Singapore 22 Aug 2014 Other T20
2/64, 6, 1/60, 35 Kent 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Leicester 4 Sep 2012 Other
0/23 Kent v Sussex Canterbury 27 Aug 2012 LA
Profile

Standing at 6ft 4ins, Simon Cook is a lively fast-medium bowler. He jumped from taking the new ball for Cumnor - a league side in Oxfordshire - in 1996 to taking the new ball with Angus Fraser for Middlesex against Ireland in the Benson & Hedges Cup a year later. The considerable promotion was accidental: he admits Middlesex scouts "weren't watching me, they were looking at Andy Strauss, who they also signed". The pair were playing together in a representative U-19s match against Warwickshire

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Sep 13, 2015

Simon Cook hits a boundary through mid-wicket, Hong Kong Cricket Club v Diasqua Little Sai Wan Cricket Club, Hong Kong Premier League One-Day Tournament.

Simon Cook hits a boundary through mid-wicket

© HKCA

Apr 29, 2015

Simon Cook in action, HKCC v. Ch. Auto Pakistan Association at Hong Kong Cricket Club. 26th April 2015

Simon Cook in action

© Travis Pittman

Apr 29, 2015

Simon Cook delivers. Umpire is Clive Howard, HKCC v. Ch. Auto Pakistan Association at Hong Kong Cricket Club. 26th April 2015

Simon Cook delivers

© Travis Pittman

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TBA v England XI at Fatullah
Oct 3, 2016
1st ODI: Bangladesh v England at Dhaka
Oct 7, 2016 (13:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
1st ODI: WI Women v Eng Wn at Florence Hall
Oct 8, 2016
2nd ODI: Bangladesh v England at Dhaka
Oct 9, 2016 (13:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: WI Women v Eng Wn at Florence Hall
Oct 10, 2016
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