Full name Robert George Simons
Born March 23, 1922, Watford, Hertfordshire
Died December 21, 2011 (aged 89 years 273 days)
Major teams Hertfordshire, Minor Counties
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Education Berkhamsted School
|First-class span||1959 - 1959|
|List A span||1964 - 1966|
Bob Simons played as a wicketkeeper for Hertfordshire for three decades following his debut shortly before the war, turning out more than 100 times, later becoming president and chairman of the county. His only first-class appearance came for Minor Counties against the Indians in 1959.
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