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John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 29 years 10 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 124 195 31 5227 143 31.87 11060 47.26 5 32 667 40 380 19
List A 72 52 9 1105 82* 25.69 1299 85.06 0 6 101 11 58 10
T20s Insights on t20 75 63 14 1158 84* 23.63 896 129.24 0 5 87 36 37 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 124 1 12 21 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
List A 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham, Jul 3-6, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford, May 12, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval, Jul 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 27 Middlesex v Surrey The Oval 21 Jul 2017 T20
2, 0c/0s Middlesex v Kent Richmond 20 Jul 2017 T20
0c/0s, 27 Middlesex v Somerset Uxbridge 16 Jul 2017 T20
0c/0s, 37* Middlesex v Hampshire Southampton 14 Jul 2017 T20
1c/0s, 7 Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 13 Jul 2017 T20
1c/0s, 15 Middlesex v Gloucs Cheltenham 7 Jul 2017 T20
3c/0s, 24, 1c/0s, 40 Middlesex v Warwickshire Birmingham 3 Jul 2017 FC
5, 0c/0s, 21 Middlesex v Essex Chelmsford 26 Jun 2017 FC
49, 3c/0s, 4c/0s Middlesex v Yorkshire Lord's 19 Jun 2017 FC
53*, 3c/0s, 0, 2c/0s Middlesex v Lancashire Southport 9 Jun 2017 FC
Profile

John Simpson, a neat and reliable wicketkeeper capable of useful contributions with the bat, 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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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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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011

Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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