Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 281 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 145 218 43 4292 102* 24.52 8662 49.54 2 22 504 41 140 0
List A 83 70 21 1002 44* 20.44 1024 97.85 0 0 75 23 55 0
T20s 96 55 20 666 43 19.02 513 129.82 0 0 47 23 44 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 145 254 34602 16905 608 9/95 14/128 27.80 2.93 56.9 27 34 6
List A 83 80 3858 3299 78 4/42 4/42 42.29 5.13 49.4 1 0 0
T20s 96 89 1723 2194 72 4/19 4/19 30.47 7.64 23.9 1 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 Somerset v Essex at Taunton, Sep 23-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Easterns at Port Elizabeth, Feb 6, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Gloucestershire at Chelmsford, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Nov 6, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Jozi Stars v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Johannesburg, Nov 16, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6, 0/22 Jozi Stars v Giants Johannesburg 16 Nov 2019 T20
1/17, 20 Jozi Stars v Blitz Cape Town 14 Nov 2019 T20
2/30 Jozi Stars v Giants Port Elizabeth 10 Nov 2019 T20
1/36, 5* Jozi Stars v Blitz Johannesburg 8 Nov 2019 T20
5/105, 0 Essex v Somerset Taunton 23 Sep 2019 FC
3/16, 18* Essex v Worcs Birmingham 21 Sep 2019 T20
4/19 Essex v Derbyshire Birmingham 21 Sep 2019 T20
0/30, 50*, 7/58 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 16 Sep 2019 FC
6/143, 0 Essex v Warwickshire Birmingham 10 Sep 2019 FC
0/13 Essex v Lancashire Chester-le-Street 4 Sep 2019 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 26, 2019

Simon Harmer of Essex celebrates with the County Championship Division One Trophy, Taunton, September 26, 2019

Simon Harmer of Essex celebrates with the County Championship Division One Trophy

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Sep 24, 2019

Simon Harmer completed a tenth Championship five-for of the season, Somerset v Essex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 24, 2019

Simon Harmer completed a tenth Championship five-for of the season

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Sep 23, 2019

Simon Harmer celebrates a wicket, Somerset v Essex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 23, 2019

Simon Harmer celebrates a wicket

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