Jack Shantry      

Full name Jack David Shantry

Born January 29, 1988, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Current age 27 years 185 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 69 92 23 1250 101* 18.11 2364 52.87 1 2 176 15 22 0
List A 60 27 13 156 31 11.14 222 70.27 0 0 15 0 15 0
Twenty20 72 18 8 69 12* 6.90 75 92.00 0 0 5 2 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 69 124 12416 5930 220 7/60 10/26 26.95 2.86 56.4 11 11 2
List A 60 60 2400 2304 80 4/29 4/29 28.80 5.76 30.0 3 0 0
Twenty20 72 71 1609 2095 86 4/33 4/33 24.36 7.81 18.7 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 25-28, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Yorkshire v Worcestershire at Scarborough, Jul 19-22, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Worcestershire at Colchester, Aug 23, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Aug 2, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Worcestershire v Yorkshire at Worcester, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/29, 0 Worcs v Northants Worcester 2 Aug 2015 LA
0/70, 31 Worcs v Somerset Taunton 31 Jul 2015 LA
1/84, 17, 8, 0/14 Worcs v Yorkshire Scarborough 19 Jul 2015 FC
1/15 Worcs v Derbyshire Derby 17 Jul 2015 T20
2/26 Worcs v Yorkshire Leeds 14 Jul 2015 T20
0/40 Worcs v Warwickshire Worcester 10 Jul 2015 T20
21, 0/14, 5/51 Worcs v Hampshire Worcester 6 Jul 2015 FC
1/19 Worcs v Durham Worcester 5 Jul 2015 T20
4, 1/22 Worcs v Notts Nottingham 3 Jul 2015 T20
2/39, 9, 5/48, 4* Worcs v Notts Nottingham 29 Jun 2015 FC
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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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 2
Yorkshire won by 32 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Essex v Notts at Chelmsford - Aug 2
Notts won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Somerset at Bristol - Aug 2
Gloucs won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Sussex at Canterbury - Aug 2
Kent won by 8 wickets (with 115 balls remaining)
Group B: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Aug 2
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Derbyshire at Guildford - Aug 2
Surrey won by 77 runs
Group A: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 2
Northants won by 21 runs
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