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Essex v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, Day 3

Harmer's 14 inflicts grievous harm on Warwickshire's survival hopes

Jun 21, 2017: Simon Harmer claimed his career-best figures of 8 for 36, and 14 for 128 in the match. For Warwickshire, dismissed for 94, it added up to a whole lot of trouble

David Hopps at Chelmsford

Essex v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, Day 3

Harmer's marathon puts victory within sight

Jun 21, 2017: Simon Harmer claimed a six-wicket haul as Essex made Warwickshire follow on at Chelmsford

David Hopps at Chelmsford

Surrey v Essex, RL Cup, Kia Oval

Harmer holds nerve to seal one-wicket win

May 2, 2017: Tailender Simon Harmer hit an unbeaten 44 including the winning boundary to steer Essex to a thrilling one-wicket win over Surrey in a low-scoring Royal London Cup clash at the Kia Oval

ECB Reporters Network

Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Knights' bowling talent, Warriors' Kolpak woes

Feb 13, 2017: ESPNcricinfo takes a look at some of the key takeaways from this summer's Sunfoil Series

Firdose Moonda

Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Narrow win moves Lions off bottom place

Feb 5, 2017: Lions leapfrogged Warriors at the foot of the table after winning a tight game at Buffalo Park

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

South African Harmer plugs Essex's spin-bowling gap

Oct 21, 2016: Essex have turned to South African Simon Harmer to answer their spin weakness

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa news

Van Zyl, Vilas, Harmer headed to India for CSA spin camp

May 10, 2016: Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas and Simon Harmer remain part of South Africa's national plans despite all being dropped from the Test squad in the 2015-16 season, as they were named in CSA's spin camp that will take place in Mumbai in May

Firdose Moonda

Sunfoil Series 2015-16

Parnell takes 12 as Cobras rout Dolphins

Apr 2, 2016: A round-up of the Sunfoil Series matches played from March 31-April 2, 2016

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sunfoil Series 2015-16

Kleinveldt and Piedt trample Warriors

Jan 16, 2016: Dane Piedt, who was released from South Africa's Test squad, took four wickets in each innings, Simon Harmer claimed nine scalps in the match, but Rory Kleinveldt had a bigger say in Cape Cobras' 148 run win over Warriors

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Nagpur, 1st day

Revamped SA attack holds own on Nagpur turner

Nov 25, 2015: Despite the absence of Dale Steyn, the shift to an entirely different bowling combination - two pacers and two frontline spinners - and the unfamiliar conditions, the visiting attack delivered

Firdose Moonda in Nagpur

India v SA, 1st Test, Mohali, 2nd day

South Africa's road warriors hit speed bump

Nov 6, 2015: In the last nine years, South Africa have been able to find a way when all roads seemed closed. But on the second day in Mohali, they hit a speed bump that has grown into something far more sizable

Firdose Moonda in Mohali

South Africa in India 2015-16

South Africa ponder spin puzzle before India tour selection

Sep 9, 2015: As they sit down to pick the squad for the 72-day tour to India, South Africa's selectors will have to piece together a spin attack that can match the hosts on conducive tracks

Firdose Moonda

West Indies in South Africa 2014-15

A cohesive team led by a confident captain

Jan 6, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the South Africa performance from the Test series against West Indies

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Harmer, Steyn blow West Indies away

Jan 5, 2015: South Africa were left needing 124 to win the third Test in Newlands and take the series 2-0 after a monumental West Indies collapse on the fourth day

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Harmer shows his class

Jan 2, 2015: By keeping the T20 celebration in the locker and doing an excellent job for his side, Simon Harmer showed South Africa he could be the spinner they are looking for

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Steyn becomes SA's second-highest Test wicket-taker

Jan 2, 2015: Stats highlights from the first day of the third Test between South Africa and West Indies in Cape Town

Bishen Jeswant

South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town

South Africa's quest for a spin solution

Jan 1, 2015: South Africa have moved on from major retirements with remarkable ease in the batting department, but finding a long-term solution to the spin position continues to prove much harder

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 5th day

Harmer's call-up a warning to Tahir

Dec 30, 2014: Offspinner Simon Harmer has been added to South Africa's Test squad for the New Year's Test against West Indies in Cape Town, following Imran Tahir's expensive showing in Port Elizabeth

Firdose Moonda in Port Elizabeth

South Africa's domestic spinners eye their chance

Sep 22, 2014: As South Africa's first-class season gets set to kick off, we look at the players the selectors will be watching closely

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Two uncapped SA spinners in race for Sri Lanka

May 29, 2014: Dane Piedt and Simon Harmer have been the leading first-class wicket-takers this season and one of them could partner Imran Tahir

Firdose Moonda
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