Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 224 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 144 217 43 4292 102* 24.66 8658 49.57 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 92 52 19 635 43 19.24 487 130.39 0 0 45 22 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 144 253 34440 16800 603 9/95 14/128 27.86 2.92 57.1 27 33 6
List A 83 80 3858 3299 78 4/42 4/42 42.29 5.13 49.4 1 0 0
T20s 92 85 1659 2089 68 4/19 4/19 30.72 7.55 24.3 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 Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford, Sep 16-18, 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 Worcestershire v Essex at Birmingham, Sep 21, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
7*, 1/24 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 30 Aug 2019 T20
1/29 Essex v Surrey The Oval 29 Aug 2019 T20
0, 2/23 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 25 Aug 2019 T20
2/19 Essex v Sussex Hove 22 Aug 2019 T20
0/46, 5, 30 Essex v Kent Canterbury 18 Aug 2019 FC
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 21, 2019

Simon Harmer celebrates victory with Ravi Bopara, Worcestershire v Essex, Vitality Blast final, Edgbaston, September 21, 2019

Simon Harmer celebrates victory with Ravi Bopara

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Sep 21, 2019

Simon Harmer and Ravi Bopara with the Blast trophy, Worcestershire v Essex, Vitality Blast final, Edgbaston, September 21, 2019

Simon Harmer and Ravi Bopara with the Blast trophy

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Sep 21, 2019

Simon Harmer sets off after hitting the winning run, Worcestershire v Essex, Vitality Blast final, Edgbaston, September 21, 2019

Simon Harmer sets off after hitting the winning run

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