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Norman Shortland      

Full name Norman Arthur Shortland

Born July 6, 1916, Coventry, Warwickshire

Died March 14, 1973, Finham, Warwickshire (aged 56 years 251 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 23 40 5 487 70 13.91 0 2 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 23 102 50 0 - - - 2.94 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1938 - 1950
Profile

Wisden obituary
Norman Arthur Shortland, who died suddenly on March 14, aged 56, played for Warwickshire in 1938 and 1939 as a professional and reappeared after the war as an amateur, playing occasionally until 1950. A right-handed batsman, he scored 487 runs at an average of 1391 for the county; he was also an occasional medium-paced bowler.
Robert Brooke, The Cricketer, June 1973

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-3
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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