Wisden Cricketer / Players / Jack Shantry

Jack Shantry      

Full name Jack David Shantry

Born January 29, 1988, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Current age 27 years 118 days

Major teams Minor Counties Under-25s, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Relation Father - BK Shantry, Brother - AJ Shantry

Jack David Shantry
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 63 84 21 1133 101* 17.98 2149 52.72 1 2 164 11 21 0
List A 58 25 13 125 18 10.41 186 67.20 0 0 12 0 14 0
Twenty20 60 15 7 53 12* 6.62 63 84.12 0 0 4 1 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 63 113 11165 5399 194 7/60 10/26 27.82 2.90 57.5 10 8 2
List A 58 58 2286 2205 76 4/32 4/32 29.01 5.78 30.0 2 0 0
Twenty20 60 59 1321 1688 71 4/33 4/33 23.77 7.66 18.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 25-28, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Durham at Worcester, May 24-27, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Worcestershire at Colchester, Aug 23, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Gloucestershire at Worcester, Aug 13, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Worcestershire v Yorkshire at Worcester, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Worcestershire at Birmingham, May 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23, 4/39, 0, 1/78 Worcs v Durham Worcester 24 May 2015 FC
1/27, 1 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 22 May 2015 T20
1/31, 1/22 Worcs v N Zealanders Worcester 14 May 2015 Other
1/46, 2, 1/31, 0 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 9 May 2015 FC
1/43, 4, 4/15 Worcs v Somerset Worcester 3 May 2015 FC
2/86, 3, 1/48, 1 Worcs v Sussex Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
15, 4/65, 15*, 0/19 Worcs v Yorkshire Worcester 12 Apr 2015 FC
5/18, 5/8 Worcs v Oxford MCCU Oxford 2 Apr 2015 FC
1/34 Worcs v Middlesex Abu Dhabi 13 Mar 2015 Other OD
6, 2/67, 38 Worcs v Essex Chelmsford 23 Sep 2014 FC
Profile

The figure of fun who became a folk hero. Eyebrows were raised when Worcestershire signed Jack Shantry. A decent but unexceptional player in the local leagues, Shantry seemed to bowl with an impossibly awkward action and with a lack of pace that one journalist described as "somewhere between slow and stationary."

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Apr 21, 2015

Jack Shantry was given the second new ball, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 21, 2015

Jack Shantry was given the second new ball

© Getty Images

Apr 13, 2015

Jack Shantry got through the Yorkshire middle order, Worcestershire v Yorkshire, County Championship Division One, New Road, 2nd day, April 13, 2015

Jack Shantry got through the Yorkshire middle order

© Getty Images

Apr 13, 2015

Jack Shantry celebrates a wicket, Worcestershire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, New Road, 2nd day, April 13, 2015

Jack Shantry celebrates a wicket

© Getty Images

Country Fixtures Country Results
Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 24-27
Surrey won by 3 wickets
Lancashire v Derbyshire at Southport - May 24-27
Lancashire won by an innings and 15 runs
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - May 24-27
Yorkshire 438 & 362/9 Somerset 485
Worcs v Durham at Worcester - May 24-27
Durham won by 6 wickets
North Group: Leics v Durham at Leicester
May 28, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's
May 28, 2015 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days