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Frank Shipston      

Full name Frank William Shipston

Born July 29, 1906, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire

Died July 6, 2005 (aged 98 years 342 days)

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 49 72 8 1183 118* 18.48 2 4 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 49 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1925 - 1933
Profile

SHIPSTON, FRANK WILLIAM, died on July 6, 2005, three weeks before his 99th birthday, when he was believed to be the world's oldest first-class cricketer. Shipston joined the Nottinghamshire staff in 1925, and played 49 matches for them before leaving in 1933 to join the police. Overall, Shipston averaged less than 19, but did score two centuries, both in 1932. He had a stint as a first-class umpire in 1956 before returning to Trent Bridge, where he coached for the next decade.
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