Jim Shilton      

Full name John Edward Shilton

Born October 2, 1861, Horbury Junction, Yorkshire

Died September 27, 1899, Sedbergh, Yorkshire (aged 37 years 360 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Also known as birth registered as John Edward Shelton

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

John Edward Shilton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 24 32 10 203 30 9.22 0 0 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 24 3908 1631 71 7/75 22.97 2.50 55.0 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1884 - 1895

John Shilton was one of the players who helped Warwickshire's status to rise at the end of the 19th century. "At his best he was a first rate left handed bowler, slow to medium pace," Wisden noted. "Bowling with a high and very easy action, he combined plenty of spin with accuracy of pitch, and during his early years in the Warwickshire eleven he was brilliantly successful. Apart from his bowling, he was a very useful bat."

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