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Jack Shantry      

Full name Jack David Shantry

Born January 29, 1988, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Current age 28 years 122 days

Major teams Minor Counties Under-25s, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Relation Father - BK Shantry, Brother - AJ Shantry

Jack David Shantry
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 80 101 25 1360 101* 17.89 2537 53.60 1 2 193 15 24 0
List A 61 28 14 164 31 11.71 227 72.24 0 0 16 0 15 0
Twenty20 75 18 8 69 12* 6.90 75 92.00 0 0 5 2 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 80 141 14358 6831 246 7/60 10/26 27.76 2.85 58.3 12 12 2
List A 61 61 2460 2366 82 4/29 4/29 28.85 5.77 30.0 3 0 0
Twenty20 75 74 1675 2203 87 4/33 4/33 25.32 7.89 19.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 25-28, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Leicestershire v Worcestershire at Leicester, May 22-24, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Worcestershire at Colchester, Aug 23, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Worcestershire at The Oval, Aug 4, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Worcestershire v Yorkshire at Worcester, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Worcestershire at Birmingham, May 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/37 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 27 May 2016 T20
2/45, 10 Worcs v Leics Leicester 22 May 2016 FC
0/34 Worcs v Durham Worcester 20 May 2016 T20
1*, 1/25, 1/61 Worcs v Sussex Worcester 15 May 2016 FC
0/8 Worcs v Glamorgan Cardiff 8 May 2016 FC
1/87 Worcs v Essex Worcester 1 May 2016 FC
4/89, 13, 0/82 Worcs v Gloucs Bristol 24 Apr 2016 FC
45, 5/46, 0/29 Worcs v Oxford MCCU Oxford 31 Mar 2016 FC
0/55, 0/11 Worcs v Warwickshire Abu Dhabi 12 Mar 2016 Other
2/5, 3/51 Worcs v Middlesex Worcester 22 Sep 2015 FC
Profile

The figure of fun who became a folk hero. Eyebrows were raised when Worcestershire signed Jack Shantry. A decent but unexceptional player in the local leagues, Shantry seemed to bowl with an impossibly awkward action and with a lack of pace that one journalist described as "somewhere between slow and stationary."

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May 31, 2015

Jack Shantry bowled a tight first eight overs but failed to strike, Hampshire v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, 1st day, May 31, 2015

Jack Shantry bowled a tight first eight overs but failed to strike

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Apr 21, 2015

Jack Shantry was given the second new ball, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 21, 2015

Jack Shantry was given the second new ball

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Apr 13, 2015

Jack Shantry got through the Yorkshire middle order, Worcestershire v Yorkshire, County Championship Division One, New Road, 2nd day, April 13, 2015

Jack Shantry got through the Yorkshire middle order

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 309/5 (84 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 274/2 (75 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 193/4 (45 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 94/6 (52 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 342/4 (90 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 340/8 (96 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 342/3 (96 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 341/8 (96 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 301/9 (95.2 ov)
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