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George Shepstone
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George Shepstone

South Africa

INTL CAREER: 1896 - 1899

Full Name

George Harold Shepstone

Born

April 09, 1876, Pietermaritzberg, Natal

Died

July 03, 1940, Springkell Sanatorium, Germiston, Transvaal, (aged 64y 86d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast

Education

Repton School

TEAMS

George Harold Shepstone, a free hitter and good fast bowler, died at Johannesburg on July 3, 1940 aged 63. Born at Pietermaritzburg on April 9, 1876, he was educated at Repton, and played in the eleven in 1892-93. On returning to South Africa, he took part in two, representative matches at Johannesburg; in March 1896 against Lord Hawke's first English team, and in February 1899 against the second team taken to South Africa by the Yorkshire captain, his scores being 21, 9, 8 and 0. In 1904 he came to England with the team captained by Frank Mitchell, but played little owing to illness. Shepstone appeared for Transvaal from 1898 to 1905, his highest score being 104 against Griqualand West at Cape Town in April 1898.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test24038219.5000020
FC2234169310421.0011110
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test22115470---2.04-000
FC221680682425/1716.232.4340.0031
George Harold Shepstone
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