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John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 28 years 79 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Lancashire, Lancashire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

John Andrew Simpson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 115 181 29 4763 143 31.33 10153 46.91 5 29 611 37 348 19
List A 65 45 8 881 82 23.81 1058 83.27 0 4 77 10 47 9
Twenty20 69 57 13 1043 84* 23.70 812 128.44 0 5 79 32 34 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 115 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Yorkshire at Lord's, Sep 20-23, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's, Aug 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Aug 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15, 0c/0s, 31, 1c/0s Middlesex v Yorkshire Lord's 20 Sep 2016 FC
5, 2c/0s, 74, 0c/0s Middlesex v Lancashire Manchester 12 Sep 2016 FC
2c/0s, 27, 2c/0s, 58* Middlesex v Notts Nottingham 6 Sep 2016 FC
5, 3c/0s, 37*, 0c/0s Middlesex v Warwickshire Birmingham 31 Aug 2016 FC
2c/0s, 14, 1c/0s Middlesex v Durham Lord's 13 Aug 2016 FC
8, 0c/0s Middlesex v Northants Northampton 9 Aug 2016 T20
0c/0s, 58, 1c/1s, 4 Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 4 Aug 2016 FC
29, 1c/0s Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 2 Aug 2016 LA
33, 1c/0s Middlesex v Essex Lord's 31 Jul 2016 LA
40*, 0c/0s Middlesex v Gloucs Bristol 29 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

John Simpson played first-team Lancashire league cricket for Haslingden when only ten years old and went on to represent Lancashire in every age group from Under-11 upwards. Yet, despite appearing for Lancashire seconds and earning his first England Under-19s call-up for the 2005 tour of Bangladesh, it took a move to Middlesex to realise his ambition of becoming a professional cricketer. Initially given a short contract at Lord's, the left-handed batsman-keeper really came into his own during the 2011 season when 869 runs at 43.45 and 65 victims behind the stumps played a big part in the county's promotion campaign. Division One runs proved harder to come by but Simpson's keeping almost always impressed and in 2014 he had the satisfaction of hitting two Championship hundreds to cement his place in the side.
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Sep 7, 2016

John Simpson loses his off stump, Nottinghamshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 2nd day, September 7, 2016

John Simpson loses his off stump

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Sep 2, 2016

John Simpson looked for quick runs before the declaration, Warwickshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 3rd day, September 2, 2016

John Simpson looked for quick runs before the declaration

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Jul 13, 2016

John Simpson and James Harris embrace after victory, Somerset v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Division One, Taunton, 4th day

John Simpson and James Harris embrace after victory

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011

County Results
Somerset v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 18, 2010
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Gloucs v Surrey at Bristol - Sep 13-16, 2010
Surrey won by 10 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Leics won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
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