Full name John Shepperd
Born May 8, 1937, Willesden, Middlesex
Current age 79 years 83 days
Major teams Middlesex, Norfolk
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1959 - 1960|
|List A span||1965 - 1968|
John Shepperd was a brisk opening bowler who played three times for Middlesex in 1959 and 1960 with no real success. He was on the books for three seasons but did not appear in 1961. After leaving Lord's he turned out regularly for Norfolk and latterly became a Minor Counties umpire.
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
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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