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Simon King

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Full Name: Simon James King
Born: September 4 1987 , Warlingham
County: Surrey
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin


King has progressed through the ranks at Surrey, plying his trade alongside such great spinners as Saqlain Mushtaq and Harbhajan Singh. He was rewarded for consistent performances in the second XI with a senior contract at the end of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 seasons. King made his senior debut in the Twenty20 Cup against Kent on June 28 2009 and his first-class bow two days later versus Middlesex. He made one more LV= County Championship appearance that summer, against Derbyshire in August, and was rewarded with a contract extension until the end of the 2011 campaign.

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