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Charles Shore      

Full name Charles Shore

Born November 21, 1858, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Died June 5, 1912, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (aged 53 years 197 days)

Major teams Lancashire, Nottinghamshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 13 21 9 159 42* 13.25 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 13 2436 938 41 5/36 22.87 2.31 59.4 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1881 - 1887
Profile

Charles Shore was a professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Nottinghamshire (ten matches in the period 1881 to 1885 - 70 runs at an average of 7.78 and 31 wickets at an average of 25.36) and Lancashire (1 match in 1886) and Liverpool & District (two matches in 1886 and 1887).
He played for Herefordshire in 1886 and for Norfolk in 1889 to 1901.
He was a very moderate but hard-hitting lower order left-hand batsman and slow left-arm bowler with a good fast yorker whose best bowling in an innings in all matches was 10-50 for Norfolk against Durham in 1897 at Norwich.
His best season was for Norfolk in 1891 when he took a total of 69 wickets for 603 runs (average 8.51) - this was more wickets than all the rest of his team-mates put together.
At his peak, his height was given as 5ft 7in and he weighed 11st.
He was engaged as professional for Huyton CC (1877), Sefton Park (1879-1888) where one authority called him the "best professional that Sefton ever had" and Norfolk (1889-1901).
He was born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, living at 56 Union Street, and died in the town in 1912. His daughter remembered them living on a boat on the Norfolk Broads during the summer and returning to Sutton during the winter.
Copyright © Peter Griffiths, July 2002

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 242 Gloucs 27/1 (12 ov)
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 244 Notts 129/2 (31 ov)
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Aug 31-Sep 3
Worcs 230 Essex 111/1 (27 ov)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Yorkshire 275/9 (85 ov)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 339/7 (96 ov)
Northants v Glamorgan at Northampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Northants 269 Glamorgan 23/0 (11 ov)
Sussex v Kent at Hove - Aug 31-Sep 3
Sussex 180 Kent 211/5 (53 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Aug 31-Sep 3
Middlesex 242 Warwickshire 1/0 (2 ov)
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