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Jack Shantry

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Full Name: Jack David Shantry
Born: January 29 1988 , Shrewsbury
County: Worcestershire
Other teams: Shropshire
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium


The left-arm seamer ensured his place in Worcestershire folklore when he rescued the club from a seemingly lost position with a century and a 10-wicket match haul to clinch LV= County Championship promotion in 2014 with victory over Surrey. It was the first time a number nine or lower had managed the feat in first-class cricket and came after he walked to the crease with the Pears effectively 33 for seven. It was an indication of his quickly improving batting which, coupled with his awkward left-arm bowling style, has marked him as a valuable member of the Worcestershire squad. Shant...

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