Simon King      

Full name Simon James King

Born September 4, 1987, Warlingham, Surrey

Current age 28 years 263 days

Major teams Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI

Nickname Kingy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Warlingham Secondary School; John Fisher Sixth Form College

Simon James King
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 4 4 0 21 13 5.25 64 32.81 0 0 3 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 1 1 5 5* - 3 166.66 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 5 513 371 5 3/61 3/95 74.20 4.33 102.6 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 1 18 28 0 - - - 9.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's, Jun 30-Jul 3, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Cambridge MCCU v Surrey at Cambridge, May 11-13, 2011 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Kent v Surrey at Beckenham, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/27, 11* Surr 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Purley 31 May 2011 Other T20
1/24, 0 Surr 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Purley 31 May 2011 Other T20
0/14 Surr 2nd XI v MCC YC Purley 27 May 2011 Other T20
9, 1/20 Surr 2nd XI v MCC YC Purley 27 May 2011 Other T20
0/19, 0 Surr 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Folkestone 26 May 2011 Other T20
0/21, 2 Surr 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Folkestone 26 May 2011 Other T20
3/27, 1 Surr 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Fulking 24 May 2011 Other T20
8, 1/22 Surr 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Fulking 24 May 2011 Other T20
1/44, 4, 1/73 Surr 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 17 May 2011 Other
72, 0/25 Surr 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 16 May 2011 Other OD
Profile

After making his Surrey second XI debut in 2005 and taking 17 wickets, Simon King, the offspinner, has made significant progress. King had a successful 2006 season in the Surrey second XI, taking 30 wickets at an average of 27. His talent has been recognised by the ECB as he was selected for their spin match in 2006 where he received coaching from Ashley Giles. He was also selected to attend a trial for the England under-19 side at Loughborough in May 2006. He also spent the 2005 pre-season with the first team squad in Mumbai. In 2006 he graduated from the Surrey Academy and was awarded a contact with the senior team for the 2007 but didn't find a first-team spot easy to come by.
Ben Horne April 2009

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Apr 20, 2008

Simon King portrait, 2008

Simon King portrait

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 320/7 (106.4 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 207/2 (60.4 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 32/2 (13.2 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 102/4 (37.1 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 334/6 (113.1 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 69/1 (32.3 ov, target 238)
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