John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 26 years 161 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 82 128 17 3356 143 30.23 6991 48.00 4 19 423 19 248 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 82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester, Sep 23-26, 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
23, 1c/0s, 7 Middlesex v Lancashire Manchester 23 Sep 2014 FC
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
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 and in 2014 he had the satisfaction of hitting two Championship hundreds to cement his place in the side.
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Sep 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, September 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011

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