Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 39 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 5 6 1 58 13 11.60 174 33.33 0 0 5 0 1 0
First-class 130 197 40 3910 102* 24.90 7893 49.53 2 20 452 37 124 0
List A 77 64 20 909 44* 20.65 929 97.84 0 0 70 20 50 0
T20s 78 45 16 592 43 20.41 456 129.82 0 0 40 22 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 8 1148 588 20 4/61 7/153 29.40 3.07 57.4 3 0 0
First-class 130 228 30895 15344 522 9/95 14/128 29.39 2.97 59.1 26 24 4
List A 77 74 3612 3062 74 4/42 4/42 41.37 5.08 48.8 1 0 0
T20s 78 72 1403 1741 51 3/22 3/22 34.13 7.44 27.5 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 Cape Cobras v Warriors at Cape Town, Jan 14-17, 2019 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 Cape Town Blitz v Jozi Stars at Cape Town, Dec 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/32, 30, 7/89 Warriors v Cape Cobras Cape Town 14 Jan 2019 FC
0, 1/71, 3/59 Warriors v Titans East London 4 Jan 2019 FC
1/91, 0, 1/128, 17 Warriors v Cape Cobras Port Elizabeth 19 Dec 2018 FC
0/14 Jozi Stars v Blitz Cape Town 16 Dec 2018 T20
- Jozi Stars v Paarl Rocks Johannesburg 14 Dec 2018 T20
0/20 Jozi Stars v Spartans Johannesburg 11 Dec 2018 T20
0*, 0/30 Jozi Stars v Paarl Rocks Johannesburg 9 Dec 2018 T20
2/20, 25 Jozi Stars v Durban Heat Durban 7 Dec 2018 T20
0/12 Jozi Stars v Blitz Cape Town 4 Dec 2018 T20
1/19 Jozi Stars v Giants Port Elizabeth 2 Dec 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 25, 2018

Simon Harmer scored his maiden hundred for Essex, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, September 25, 2018

Simon Harmer scored his maiden hundred for Essex

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Sep 24, 2018

Simon Harmer took a brilliant catch in the slips, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, September 24, 2018

Simon Harmer took a brilliant catch in the slips

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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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