Full name Arthur Martin Short
Born September 27, 1947, Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province
Current age 68 years 307 days
Major teams Eastern Province, Natal
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1966/67 - 1974/75|
|List A span||1969/70 - 1974/75|
An opening batsman, Arthur Short twice came close to playing for South Africa, being named in the 1970 squad to tour England and the 1971-72 squad to tour Australia. Both trips were cancelled.
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"
Returning to Test cricket after a long layoff, Mohammed Shami ran up with noticeably shorter strides and dismantled West Indies' top order with pace and bounce
Shorter matches spell good news for spectators and broadcasters. Cricket has a little to lose and a whole lot to gain by truncating its premier format
A crushing victory over Pakistan gave England plenty to be pleased about but familiar concerns remain over the make-up of the side
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side