Jack Shantry      

Full name Jack David Shantry

Born January 29, 1988, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Current age 27 years 155 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 67 89 23 1204 101* 18.24 2287 52.64 1 2 171 14 21 0
List A 58 25 13 125 18 10.41 186 67.20 0 0 12 0 14 0
Twenty20 67 17 8 65 12* 7.22 72 90.27 0 0 4 2 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 67 120 12135 5767 214 7/60 10/26 26.94 2.85 56.7 11 10 2
List A 58 58 2286 2205 76 4/32 4/32 29.01 5.78 30.0 2 0 0
Twenty20 67 66 1489 1973 81 4/33 4/33 24.35 7.95 18.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 25-28, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, Jun 29-Jul 2, 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 Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Jun 26, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/39, 9, 5/48, 4* Worcs v Notts Nottingham 29 Jun 2015 FC
2/50 Worcs v Northants Worcester 26 Jun 2015 T20
4/66, 41*, 2/37 Worcs v Middlesex Uxbridge 21 Jun 2015 FC
1/36 Worcs v Derbyshire Worcester 19 Jun 2015 T20
1/38, 0* Worcs v Lancashire Manchester 18 Jun 2015 T20
17, 5/92, 0 Worcs v Warwickshire Worcester 14 Jun 2015 FC
1/34 Worcs v Durham Chester-le-Street 12 Jun 2015 T20
2/54, 12 Worcs v Notts Worcester 7 Jun 2015 T20
2/35 Worcs v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2015 T20
1/46, 1/40 Worcs v Hampshire Southampton 31 May 2015 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."

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May 31, 2015

Jack Shantry bowled a tight first eight overs but failed to strike, Hampshire v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, 1st day, May 31, 2015

Jack Shantry bowled a tight first eight overs but failed to strike

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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

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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

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 Essex 299/3 (68.3 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Jul 2
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
North Group: Durham v Leics at Chester-le-Street
Jul 3, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton
Jul 3, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Worcs at Nottingham
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Warwickshire v Derbyshire at Birmingham
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Glamorgan at Southampton
Jul 3, 2015 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Kent at Hove
Jul 3, 2015 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
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