Simon Harmer      

Full name Simon Ross Harmer

Born February 10, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 8 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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