Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 29 years 186 days

Major teams South Africa, Border, Eastern Province, South Africa A, South African Universities, Warriors

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Simon Ross Harmer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 5 6 1 58 13 11.60 174 33.33 0 0 5 0 1 0
First-class 117 178 38 3549 100* 25.35 7266 48.84 1 19 402 34 112 0
List A 77 64 20 909 44* 20.65 929 97.84 0 0 70 20 50 0
T20s Insights on t20 65 41 15 551 43 21.19 418 131.81 0 0 39 20 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 5 8 1148 588 20 4/61 7/153 29.40 3.07 57.4 3 0 0
First-class 117 204 27241 13669 470 9/95 14/128 29.08 3.01 57.9 22 22 4
List A 77 74 3612 3062 74 4/42 4/42 41.37 5.08 48.8 1 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 65 60 1184 1477 39 3/28 3/28 37.87 7.48 30.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Nagpur, Nov 25-27, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Griqualand West at Port Elizabeth, Nov 5-7, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford, Jun 25-28, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Easterns at Port Elizabeth, Feb 6, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford, Jun 14, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Nov 6, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Hampshire v Essex at Southampton, Aug 12, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Essex v Hampshire Southampton 12 Aug 2018 T20
1/19, 15 Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 7 Aug 2018 T20
0/20 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 5 Aug 2018 T20
3, 0/11 Essex v Somerset Taunton 3 Aug 2018 T20
1/39, 8 Essex v Kent Canterbury 2 Aug 2018 T20
1/21, 8 Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 21 Jul 2018 T20
4 Essex v Gloucs Cheltenham 20 Jul 2018 T20
11, 0/15 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 13 Jul 2018 T20
0/28, 12 Essex v Surrey The Oval 12 Jul 2018 T20
2/43, 12* Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 6 Jul 2018 T20
Profile

At 27, Simon Harmer decided that his future in international cricket was blocked in South Africa and opted to change direction. He decided to sign a Kolpak deal with Essex, aware of the bad grace it would attract in his home country but aware, too, that he was not even being selected in the South Africa A side and that domestic cricket only had limited value.

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Jun 11, 2018

Simon Harmer sets off on a celebratory run, Lancashire v Essex, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, June 11, 2018

Simon Harmer sets off on a celebratory run

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Jun 29, 2017

Essex celebrate Simon Harmer's ninth wicket - and a dramatic victory, Essex v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, 4th day, June 29, 2017

Essex celebrate Simon Harmer's ninth wicket - and a dramatic victory

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Jun 29, 2017

Simon Harmer continued his prolific wicket-taking form, Essex v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, 4th day, June 29, 2017

Simon Harmer continued his prolific wicket-taking form

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