Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 29 years 104 days

Major teams South Africa, Border, Eastern Province, South Africa A, South African Universities, Warriors

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Simon Ross Harmer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 5 6 1 58 13 11.60 174 33.33 0 0 5 0 1 0
First-class 114 174 37 3484 100* 25.43 7173 48.57 1 19 397 33 109 0
List A 71 59 18 895 44* 21.82 907 98.67 0 0 69 20 47 0
T20s Insights on t20 54 32 14 465 43 25.83 358 129.88 0 0 36 14 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 5 8 1148 588 20 4/61 7/153 29.40 3.07 57.4 3 0 0
First-class 114 198 26350 13278 453 9/95 14/128 29.31 3.02 58.1 20 22 4
List A 71 69 3402 2875 71 4/42 4/42 40.49 5.07 47.9 1 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 54 51 1040 1266 34 3/28 3/28 37.23 7.30 30.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Nagpur, Nov 25-27, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Griqualand West at Port Elizabeth, Nov 5-7, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester, May 11-13, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Easterns at Port Elizabeth, Feb 6, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Essex at Southampton, May 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Nov 6, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Essex at Hove, Aug 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2*, 0/54 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 23 May 2018 LA
34*, 2/60 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 20 May 2018 LA
2/38 Essex v Middlesex Radlett 17 May 2018 LA
22, 2/29, 23, 5/43 Essex v Worcs Worcester 11 May 2018 FC
36, 1/70, 0 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 4 May 2018 FC
1/59, 21* Essex v Hampshire Southampton 27 Apr 2018 FC
10, 5/46, 49, 1/109 Essex v Lancashire Chelmsford 20 Apr 2018 FC
- Essex v Cambs MCCU Cambridge 7 Apr 2018 FC
13, 1/56 Warriors v Dolphins Durban 22 Mar 2018 FC
5/36, 0, 3/82, 35* Warriors v Knights East London 15 Mar 2018 FC
Profile

At 27, Simon Harmer decided that his future in international cricket was blocked in South Africa and opted to change direction. He decided to sign a Kolpak deal with Essex, aware of the bad grace it would attract in his home country but aware, too, that he was not even being selected in the South Africa A side and that domestic cricket only had limited value.

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Jun 29, 2017

Essex celebrate Simon Harmer's ninth wicket - and a dramatic victory, Essex v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, 4th day, June 29, 2017

Essex celebrate Simon Harmer's ninth wicket - and a dramatic victory

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Jun 29, 2017

Simon Harmer continued his prolific wicket-taking form, Essex v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, 4th day, June 29, 2017

Simon Harmer continued his prolific wicket-taking form

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Jun 29, 2017

Simon Harmer struck early on the final day, Essex v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, 4th day, June 29, 2017

Simon Harmer struck early on the final day

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