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Bob Simons      

Full name Robert George Simons

Born March 23, 1922, Watford, Hertfordshire

Died December 21, 2011 (aged 89 years 273 days)

Major teams Hertfordshire, Minor Counties

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Berkhamsted School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 1
List A 2 2 0 14 7 7.00 0 0 2 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1959 - 1959
List A span 1964 - 1966
Profile

Bob Simons played as a wicketkeeper for Hertfordshire for three decades following his debut shortly before the war, turning out more than 100 times, later becoming president and chairman of the county. His only first-class appearance came for Minor Counties against the Indians in 1959.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 24-27
Kent 282 & 48/1 Surrey 292
Lancashire v Derbyshire at Southport - May 24-27
Derbyshire 370 Lancashire 490/6
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - May 24-27
Yorkshire 438 & 4/0 Somerset 485
Sussex v Warwickshire at Hove - May 24-27
Warwickshire 180 & 200 Sussex 191 & 38/4
Worcs v Durham at Worcester - May 24-27
Worcs 323 & 192 Durham 198 & 23/0
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