Full name Patrick George McShane
Born April 18, 1858, Keilor, Victoria
Died December 11, 1903, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 45 years 237 days)
Major teams Australia, Victoria
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium
|Test debut||Australia v England at Melbourne, Mar 21-25, 1885 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 10-15, 1888 scorecard|
|First-class span||1880/81 - 1892/93|
|Only Test||Australia v England at Sydney, Mar 14-17, 1885 scorecard|
George McShane was a more than capable batsman and exceedingly accurate left-arm bowler who played three Tests against England, one each in 1884-85, 1886-87 and 1887-88, without any success. In 1884-85 he umpired the fourth Test before making his Test debut in the fifth. After retiring from first-class cricket he became a curator in Melbourne, and while looking after the facilities St Kilda he became mentally ill and was admitted to an asylum, where he died aged 46.
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