Simi Singh

Ireland
Age
February 4, 1987 (34 years)
Role
Batsman
Birth Place
Bathlana, Punjab, India
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Ireland
Bowling Style
Off break

Simranjit “Simi” Singh is an Irish cricketer of Indian origin. He was born on 4 February 1987. He is a bowling all-rounder who can also bat a bit. Simi bowls right-arm off-spin and bats right-handed. In December 2018, he received a contract from the Irish Cricket Board for the 2019 season. Next, in January 2020, Simi received a full-time central contract.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
-
67
-

Team played

Ireland, Ireland A, Leinster Lightning, Ireland Wolves, Dublin Chiefs

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
20
17
3
348
54*
24.86
541
64.33
0
1
24
3
T20I
23
22
4
207
57*
11.5
175
118.29
0
1
13
7
Test
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
20
17
878
543
23
5/10
3.71
23.61
38.17
1
1
0
T20I
23
23
338
471
18
3/15
8.36
26.17
18.78
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

T20 and Domestic Career

Simi’s List A debut was for Leinster Lightning in May 2017 in the 2017 Inter-Provincial Cup. His T20 debut was for the same team the same month in the 2017 Inter-Provincial Trophy. Simi’s first-class debut was in June 2017 in the 2017 Inter-Provincial Championship.

In July 2019, the Dublin Chiefs franchise selected him in their squad for the maiden season of the Euro T20 Slam competition which was however canceled later. Simi had the highest wicket and run tally of 13 scalps and 204 runs in the 2019 Inter-Provincial Championship.

International Career

Simi played his first ODI for Ireland against New Zealand in May 2017. His T20I debut was against the Dutch national team in June 2018. In January 2019, Simi was included in the Ireland squad for a one-off Test against Afghanistan in India but he was not picked in the final XI. The same thing happened with the off-match Test against England at Lord’s.

In September 2019, Ireland chose Simi in their squad for the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifiers held in the UAE. Simi was a part of the Ireland team in the ODI series played against England in July-August 2020.

ODI Career Stats

As of September 2020, Simi has featured in 20 ODIs in which he has grabbed 18 wickets at an average of 29.16, an economy rate of 4.01 and a strike rate of 43.6. His best figures in an ODI are 3/15. Simi has cracked 267 runs in ODIs at an average of 14.83 and a scoring rate of 59.46. His highest ODI score is 45.

T20I Career Stats

Simi has appeared in 24 T20Is, claiming 21 scalps at an average of 23.61, an economy rate of 8.22 and a strike rate of 17.2. His best figures in a T20I are 3/15. Simi has smashed 207 runs in T20Is at an average of 10.89 and a strike rate of 116.29 with 1 fifty. His highest score in a T20I game is 57 not out.

First-Class Career Stats

Simi has starred in 13 first-class matches, snaring 27 wickets at an average of 25.25 and a strike rate of 66.1 with 1 five-for. His best figures in a first-class game are 5/38. He has clobbered 612 runs in first-class cricket at an average of 36.00 with 2 hundreds and 2 fifties. His highest score in a first-class innings is 121.

List A Career Stats

Simi has played 45 List A games so far in which he has garnered 40 wickets at an average of 30.72, an economy rate of 4.27 and a strike rate of 43.1 with 1 four-for. His best figures in a List A match are 4/51. Simi has stroked 976 runs in List A games at an average of 27.11 and a scoring rate of 79.67 with 1 hundred and 4 fifties. His highest List A score is 121 not out.