John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 26 years 73 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 81 126 17 3326 143 30.51 6906 48.16 4 19 419 19 247 16
List A 50 32 6 623 82 23.96 722 86.28 0 3 56 8 34 7
Twenty20 41 32 7 433 60* 17.32 382 113.35 0 1 33 9 21 10
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 81 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Sep 15-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 20, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 0 Middlesex v Somerset Taunton 15 Sep 2014 FC
2c/0s, 6, 4c/0s, 8 Middlesex v Durham Lord's 9 Sep 2014 FC
0c/0s, 53, 0c/0s Middlesex v Warwickshire Lord's 31 Aug 2014 FC
1c/1s, 19 Middlesex v Indians Lord's 22 Aug 2014 Other OD
2c/2s Middlesex v Kent Canterbury 20 Aug 2014 LA
0c/0s, 15 Middlesex v Notts Lord's 14 Aug 2014 LA
0c/0s Middlesex v Durham Chester-le-Street 10 Aug 2014 LA
1c/0s Middlesex v Sussex Hove 8 Aug 2014 LA
4, 2c/0s Middlesex v Somerset Lord's 7 Aug 2014 LA
2c/0s Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 31 Jul 2014 LA
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.
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Sep 16, 2014

John Simpson caught James Hildreth attempting to reverse sweep, Somerset v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 16, 2014

John Simpson caught James Hildreth attempting to reverse sweep

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Sep 11, 2013

Steven Mullaney cuts as John Simpson looks on, Middlesex v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September 11, 2013

Steven Mullaney cuts as John Simpson looks on

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May 23, 2013

John Simpson made 42 to help Middlesex fight back from 35 for 5, Durham v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 2nd day, May 23, 2013

John Simpson made 42 to help Middlesex fight back from 35 for 5

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 289 Leics 25/2
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 84 Essex 198/3
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 357
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 179 Kent 83/4
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 214
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 300/7
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 201 Warwickshire 77/1
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 241/9
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