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Ernest Sheepshanks      

Full name Ernest Richard Sheepshanks

Born March 22, 1910, Arthington Hall, Yorkshire

Died December 31, 1937, Caudiel, Tervel, Spain (aged 27 years 284 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 1 0 26 26 26.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1929
Profile

Ernest Richard Sheepshanks was killed on December 31 while acting as special correspondent to Reuter's with the insurgent forces in Spain. Born on March 22, 1910, he met his tragic end when 27. Very prominent in every respect at Eton, he was President of Pop, captain of cricket, and a member of the Association Football and Fives teams.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 175/3 (53 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 178/3 (61 ov) (f/o)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Apr 21-24
Kent won by 169 runs
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 423/7 (149 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 200/3 (56 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 162/4 (57 ov) Surrey 437
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