Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 29 years 223 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 122 185 38 3681 100* 25.04 7510 49.01 1 20 422 34 115 0
List A 77 64 20 909 44* 20.65 929 97.84 0 0 70 20 50 0
T20s Insights on t20 67 42 15 563 43 20.85 426 132.15 0 0 40 20 25 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 122 214 28540 14194 494 9/95 14/128 28.73 2.98 57.7 25 23 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 67 62 1214 1523 41 3/28 3/28 37.14 7.52 29.6 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 Worcestershire at Chelmsford, Sep 18-20, 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 Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Aug 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/1, 57, 4/76 Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 18 Sep 2018 FC
0/24, 48, 6/87 Essex v Notts Nottingham 10 Sep 2018 FC
2/62, 0, 0, 0/2 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 4 Sep 2018 FC
19, 2/52, 4/64 Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 29 Aug 2018 FC
1/88, 4, 4/69, 4 Essex v Somerset Taunton 19 Aug 2018 FC
12, 1/23 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 17 Aug 2018 T20
1/23 Essex v Middlesex Lord's 16 Aug 2018 T20
- 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
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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Sep 12, 2018

Simon Harmer gets a hug from Nick Browne, Nottinghamshire v Essex, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, September 12, 2018

Simon Harmer gets a hug from Nick Browne

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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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