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Peter Shenton      

Full name Peter Anthony Shenton

Born May 5, 1936, Redcar, Yorkshire

Died January 13, 1996, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire (aged 59 years 253 days)

Major teams Kent, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 8 8 3 68 33 13.60 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 8 1138 442 17 5/68 26.00 2.33 66.9 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1958-1960
Notes

Yorkshire-born offspinner Peter Shenton only played eight first-class matches, seven of them for Kent in 1960, but they included the amazing match against Worcestershire at Tunbridge Wells in 1960 which was completed inside a day (Kent 187, Worcestershire 25 and 61). Shenton's contribution was 7 not out and 2 for 12 in the second innings. As at September 2005 this was the last match to be finished in one day in English first-class cricket.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 57/2
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 31/6
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 31/2
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 34/5
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 48/2
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 46/2
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 49/5
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 52/2
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