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| On Apr 7, 2021 2:33 PM IST

Simon Duoll IPL Commentator Age, Wife, Height, Cricket Stats


Simon Duoll IPL Commentator : Popularly known as the wear and tear guy in the cricket world and also one of the most hardworking as well. He is a former cricketer from New Zealand, Simon Duoll, who currently works as a commentator worldwide. Simon gave up his career in cricket due to injuries performing only in 42 ODIs and 32 test matches. After bowling figures of seven for sixty-five in the boxing day test against India in 1998, he reached the peak of his career assuming the 6th rank in ICC player rankings. Although, even after suffering from devastating injuries he never left touch with his passion. He has been a part of the IPL commentator team since 2008 and has been around the cricket matches and filed as a successful commentator.

Simon Duoll IPL Commentator

Not just a compassionate cricketer and commentator, Simon also pursue his love for travel, food and a wine lover. He is very passionate about going places and has been involved in various shoots to introduce people to newer avenues. Not just this Simon is also a family guy who loves his wife and children a lot and had a gala wedding as well. As for the controversies, Duoll was pointed out and shammed by cricketer Dale Steyn as Simon called him as someone suffering from a mid-life crisis as the player had shoulder-length hair to which the player reacted in a condescending way. Steyn got back to Doull saying that commentators should stick to their job about commenting on the game and not on the player’s personal choices.

IPL 2021 Commentators LIST

World Feed: Harsha Bhogle, Simon Doull, Ian Bishop, Michael Slater, Danny Morrison, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Pommie Mbangwa, Darren Ganga, L Sivaramakrishnan, Murali Kartik, Sunil Gavaskar, Kevin Pietersen, Anjum Chopra, Lisa Sthalekar, Mark Nicholas, Kumar Sangakkara and JP Duminy.

Hindi panel of commentators: Aakash Chopra, Irfan Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, Nikhil Chopra, Sandeep Patil, Sanjay Bangar, Ajit Agarkar and Kiran More.

Presenters: Suren Sundaram, Kira Narayanan, Suhail Chandok, Nashpreet Kaur, Sanjana Ganesan, Jatin Sapru, Tanya Purohit, Anant Tyagi, Dheeraj Juneja and Neroli Meadows

Name: Simon Doull

Nickname: Simon

Role: former cricketer, cricket commentator

Physical Appearance

Simon Duoll Height (approx.): 6’4″

Weight (approx.): 70 Kg

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Tattoo: None

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 6 August 1969

Simon Duoll Age (as of Feb 2021): 51 years

Birth Place: Pukekohe, New Zealand

Zodiac sign: Leo

Nationality: New Zealand

School: Unknown

College: Unknown


Father: Unknown

Mother: Unknown

Sister: Unknown

Brother: Lincoln John Doull

Coach/Mentor: Denis Aberhart

Religion:  Christanity

Address: New Zealand


Hobbies: Wine, food, travelling, boxing

Favourite Cricketers: Daryl Tuffey

Favourite Sportspersons: Brett Lee and Shane Warne

Favourite Food: Roast lamb

Favourite Actors: Unknown

Favourite Films: Unknown

Simon Doull Wife and Children

Marital Status: Married

Simon Doull Wife: Liana Herbert

Marriage Date: 2018

Children: Adam (17) Hunter (2)

Awards and recognitions

  • Doull won the DB Draught Player of the Year award and was cheered by the team and couches all over.
  • Simon also won the Winsor Cup for Outstanding Bowling in the test and was praised by players all over for his best performance in the test matches
  • Simon also won the Shell Trophy and the BNZ Player of the Series award.


  • He got into a controversy when the news of him leaving his five-month pregnant wife for his girlfriend came up. He received scorn from his fans when he announced that he was leaving his pregnant wife Karen Doull for his present girlfriend Possum Bourne.
  • Simon didn’t stay away from controversies even when he became a commentator. In the recent event where Duoll was criticised by Dale Steyn who took an aim at him after Duoll pointed the player out and said he is suffering from a mid-life crisis.

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