Ernest Sheepshanks      

Full name Ernest Richard Sheepshanks

Born March 22, 1910, Arthington Hall, Yorkshire

Died December 31, 1937, Caudiel, Tervel, Spain (aged 27 years 284 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 1 0 26 26 26.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1929
Profile

Ernest Richard Sheepshanks was killed on December 31 while acting as special correspondent to Reuter's with the insurgent forces in Spain. Born on March 22, 1910, he met his tragic end when 27. Very prominent in every respect at Eton, he was President of Pop, captain of cricket, and a member of the Association Football and Fives teams.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-25
Essex won by an innings and 10 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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