Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 157 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 141 213 42 4207 102* 24.60 8544 49.23 2 21 491 39 133 0
List A 83 70 21 1002 44* 20.44 1024 97.85 0 0 75 23 55 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 141 249 33701 16523 590 9/95 14/128 28.00 2.94 57.1 27 31 6
List A 83 80 3858 3299 78 4/42 4/42 42.29 5.13 49.4 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 Warwickshire v Essex at Chelmsford, Jul 13-16, 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 Cape Town Blitz v Jozi Stars at Cape Town, Dec 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 2/68, 43, 6/75 Essex v Warwickshire Chelmsford 13 Jul 2019 FC
5/76, 3, 3/72 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 7 Jul 2019 FC
1/42, 20, 4/35 Essex v Notts Nottingham 30 Jun 2019 FC
15, 0/8, 0, 2/43 Essex v Somerset Chelmsford 23 Jun 2019 FC
5/23, 4, 7/38 Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 16 Jun 2019 FC
1/90, 18, 0/22 Essex v Yorkshire Leeds 3 Jun 2019 FC
10, 3/72, 20*, 8/98 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 27 May 2019 FC
2/20, 43, 6/60 Essex v Notts Chelmsford 14 May 2019 FC
17, 2/44 Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 7 May 2019 LA
26, 1/52 Essex v Kent Beckenham 5 May 2019 LA
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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May 15, 2019

Simon Harmer in action, Hampshire v Essex, County Champions Division One, Ageas Bowl on April 5, 2019

Simon Harmer in action

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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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