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Simon Cook

Key facts

Full Name: Simon James Cook
Born: January 15 1977 , Oxford
County: Kent
Other teams: Middlesex
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

Cook was a key part of Kent Spitfires’ one-day plans in the 2008 season, without ever setting the world on fire.Cook, born in Oxford, first came to the attention of Middlesex while playing in a representative match against Warwickshire, a match which was seen as an opportunity for Andrew Strauss to impress them. In the end both signed for the county and Cook was soon opening the bowling with his hero Angus Fraser.In 2002 he enjoyed his best season after the retirement of Fraser and impressed with a match haul of 8-63 against Northamptonshire on a good batting track.Two years later he was Mi...

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