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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 - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 217/1 (58 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369/9 (108.5 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 (94 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 Sussex 20/1 (4.4 ov)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 Worcs 151/3 (45 ov)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 418/6 (110.3 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 Somerset 197 (57.3 ov)
2nd ODI: England v South Africa at Southampton - May 27
England 70/2 (13.3/50 ov)
Yorkshire v Sth Africa A at Leeds - May 27
Sth Africa A 25/3 (6.5/49 ov)
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