Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 29 years 131 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 115 175 37 3513 100* 25.45 7221 48.64 1 19 400 33 112 0
List A 77 64 20 909 44* 20.65 929 97.84 0 0 70 20 50 0
T20s Insights on t20 54 32 14 465 43 25.83 358 129.88 0 0 36 14 17 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 115 200 26550 13347 460 9/95 14/128 29.01 3.01 57.7 21 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 54 51 1040 1266 34 3/28 3/28 37.23 7.30 30.5 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 Lancashire v Essex at Manchester, Jun 9-11, 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 Sussex v Essex at Hove, Aug 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/45, 9 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 14 Jun 2018 LA
3/35, 29, 4/34 Essex v Lancashire Manchester 9 Jun 2018 FC
0*, 0/26 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 6 Jun 2018 LA
1/42, 2* Essex v Sussex Eastbourne 3 Jun 2018 LA
- Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 30 May 2018 LA
1, 0/47 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 27 May 2018 LA
2, 1/27 Essex v Somerset Chelmsford 25 May 2018 LA
2*, 0/54 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 23 May 2018 LA
34*, 2/60 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 20 May 2018 LA
2/38 Essex v Middlesex Radlett 17 May 2018 LA
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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