John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 280 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 143 226 34 5929 143 30.88 12621 46.97 5 34 770 41 437 24
List A 85 64 10 1382 82* 25.59 1645 84.01 0 7 126 16 72 17
T20s 94 82 14 1557 84* 22.89 1211 128.57 0 7 113 54 46 17
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 143 2 18 23 0 - - - 7.66 - 0 0 0
List A 85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's, Apr 11-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford, Apr 19, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Middlesex at Hove, Aug 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
27, 2c/1s Middlesex v Essex Chelmsford 19 Apr 2019 LA
2, 2c/0s, 17, 0c/0s Middlesex v Lancashire Lord's 11 Apr 2019 FC
3c/0s, 3, 0/2 Middlesex v Northants Northampton 5 Apr 2019 FC
18*, 1c/0s, 62, 1c/0s Middlesex v Oxford MCCU Northwood 26 Mar 2019 FC
14, 2c/0s Tigers v Gladiators Kirtipur 19 Dec 2018 Other T20
1c/0s, 9 Tigers v Rhinos Kirtipur 15 Dec 2018 Other T20
78, 0c/0s Tigers v Warriors Kirtipur 14 Dec 2018 Other T20
1c/1s, 26 Tigers v Gladiators Kirtipur 11 Dec 2018 Other T20
0, 0c/1s Tigers v Kings XI Kirtipur 10 Dec 2018 Other T20
3c/0s, 13 Tigers v Patriots Kirtipur 9 Dec 2018 Other T20
Profile

John Simpson, a neat and reliable wicketkeeper capable of useful contributions with the bat, has been Middlesex's first-choice wicketkeeper for nearly a decade since fighting off competition from Ben Scott and David Nash. He has had his admirers among Middlesex supporters who have proposed him for England Test honours, but a first-class average hovering in the early 30s has never really advanced his claims. All that was forgotten, though, on a memorable final afternoon at Taunton when his 79 not out from 80 balls, rounded off with two legside sixes, completed a thrilling Middlesex run chase at Taunton that proved to be an inspirational factor in a season that brought their first Championship title for 23 years. A hundred against Hampshire in May that year, the fifth first-class hundred of his career, was another strikingly fluent display.

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Jul 27, 2017

John Simpson thrashed a quick fifty, Middlesex v Essex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Lord's, July 27, 2017

John Simpson thrashed a quick fifty

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Mar 28, 2017

Ravi Patel and John Simpson walk off after securing victory, MCC v Middlesex, 3rd day, Abu Dhabi, March 28, 2017

Ravi Patel and John Simpson walk off after securing victory

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011