John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 31 years 7 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 151 238 36 6398 143 31.67 13586 47.09 6 37 835 42 455 24
List A 93 72 11 1587 82* 26.01 1829 86.76 0 8 147 21 81 19
T20s 96 84 15 1584 84* 22.95 1227 129.09 0 7 116 55 47 17
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 151 2 18 23 0 - - - 7.66 - 0 0 0
List A 93 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 96 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Middlesex at Cardiff, Jul 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's, May 10, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, Jul 18, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s, 11* Middlesex v Essex Lord's 18 Jul 2019 T20
24, 2c/0s, 56, 2c/0s Middlesex v Glamorgan Cardiff 13 Jul 2019 FC
27, 1c/0s, 10, 2c/0s Middlesex v Gloucs Northwood 7 Jul 2019 FC
2c/0s, 115, 2c/0s Middlesex v Derbyshire Derby 30 Jun 2019 FC
16, 1c/0s Middlesex v Leinster Dublin 21 Jun 2019 T20
15, 1c/0s Middlesex v Glamorgan Radlett 16 Jun 2019 FC
0c/0s Middlesex v Leics Leicester 10 Jun 2019 FC
4, 0c/0s, 76 Middlesex v Sussex Lord's 2 Jun 2019 FC
35, 2c/0s, 30*, 2c/0s Middlesex v Worcs Worcester 27 May 2019 FC
18, 2c/0s, 59*, 0c/0s Middlesex v Leics Lord's 14 May 2019 FC
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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Apr 29, 2018

John Simpson plays a shot, Middlesex v Glamorgan, County Championship Division Two, Lord's, April 29, 2018

John Simpson plays a shot

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011