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John Simpson      

Full name John Andrew Simpson

Born July 13, 1988, Bury, Lancashire

Current age 28 years 349 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Lancashire, Lancashire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

John Andrew Simpson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 122 191 31 5137 143 32.10 10870 47.25 5 32 653 40 376 19
List A 72 52 9 1105 82* 25.69 1299 85.06 0 6 101 11 58 10
T20s Insights on t20 69 57 13 1043 84* 23.70 812 128.44 0 5 79 32 34 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 122 1 12 21 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
List A 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Sep 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Yorkshire at Lord's, Jun 19-21, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford, May 12, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Northamptonshire v Middlesex at Northampton, Aug 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
49, 3c/0s, 4c/0s Middlesex v Yorkshire Lord's 19 Jun 2017 FC
53*, 3c/0s, 0, 2c/0s Middlesex v Lancashire Southport 9 Jun 2017 FC
4c/0s, 2, 0/21 Middlesex v Somerset Lord's 2 Jun 2017 FC
2c/0s, 11, 2c/0s Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 19 May 2017 FC
20, 1c/0s Middlesex v Essex Chelmsford 12 May 2017 LA
5, 2c/0s Middlesex v Glamorgan Radlett 10 May 2017 LA
4c/0s, 7 Middlesex v Kent Canterbury 7 May 2017 LA
75, 0c/0s Middlesex v Surrey The Oval 5 May 2017 LA
23, 2c/0s Middlesex v Hampshire Southampton 3 May 2017 LA
12, 1c/1s Middlesex v Gloucs Lord's 30 Apr 2017 LA
Profile

John Simpson, a neat and reliable wicketkeeper capable of useful contributions with the bat, has had his admirers among Middlesex supporters who have proposed him for England Test honours, but a first-class average hovering in the early 30s has never really advanced his claims. All that was forgotten, though, on a memorable final afternoon at Taunton when his 79 not out from 80 balls, rounded off with two legside sixes, completed a thrilling Middlesex run chase at Taunton that proved to be an inspirational factor in a season that brought their first Championship title for 23 years. A hundred against Hampshire in May that year, the fifth first-class hundred of his career, was another strikingly fluent display.

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Mar 28, 2017

Ravi Patel and John Simpson walk off after securing victory, MCC v Middlesex, 3rd day, Abu Dhabi, March 28, 2017

Ravi Patel and John Simpson walk off after securing victory

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Sep 7, 2016

John Simpson loses his off stump, Nottinghamshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 2nd day, September 7, 2016

John Simpson loses his off stump

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Sep 2, 2016

John Simpson looked for quick runs before the declaration, Warwickshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 3rd day, September 2, 2016

John Simpson looked for quick runs before the declaration

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004,2011

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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