Jack Shantry      

Full name Jack David Shantry

Born January 29, 1988, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Current age 29 years 235 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 92 118 32 1640 106 19.06 2961 55.38 2 2 226 24 30 0
List A 73 33 16 188 31 11.05 267 70.41 0 0 18 0 18 0
T20s Insights on t20 90 23 11 87 12* 7.25 91 95.60 0 0 6 3 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 92 160 16197 7783 266 7/60 10/26 29.25 2.88 60.8 12 12 2
List A 73 73 2999 2800 92 4/29 4/29 30.43 5.60 32.5 3 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 90 88 1930 2596 92 4/33 4/33 28.21 8.07 20.9 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 25-28, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, Sep 5-8, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Worcestershire at Colchester, Aug 23, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, May 16, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Worcestershire v Yorkshire at Worcester, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Northamptonshire v Worcestershire at Northampton, Jul 27, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/22, 20, 0/7 Worcs v Notts Nottingham 5 Sep 2017 FC
1/20 Worcs 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Worcester 3 Aug 2017 Other T20
2*, 0/26 Worcs v Northants Northampton 27 Jul 2017 T20
9*, 0/32 Worcs v Notts Nottingham 26 Jul 2017 T20
1/41 Worcs v Yorkshire Leeds 23 Jul 2017 T20
1/29 Worcs v Derbyshire Worcester 19 Jul 2017 T20
0/14 Worcs v Leics Worcester 14 Jul 2017 T20
0/31 Worcs v Warwickshire Worcester 7 Jul 2017 T20
1/8, 10 Worcs 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Worcester 3 Jul 2017 Other T20
1*, 0/16 Worcs 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Burnopfield 26 Jun 2017 Other T20
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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