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Dennis Shaw (cricketer)

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Full name  Dennis George Shaw
Name  Dennis Shaw
1949  Warwickshire
Bowling style  Leg break googly
Batting style  Right-handed

Born  16 February 1931 (age 84) (1931-02-16) Salford, Lancashire, England

Dennis George Shaw (16 February 1931 – 5 April 2017) was an English cricketer. Shaw was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly. He was born at Salford, Lancashire.

Shaw made a single first-class appearance for Warwickshire against the Combined Services in 1949 at Edgbaston. Warwickshire won the toss and elected to bat, making 368/9 declared in their first-innings, with Shaw making 17 runs before he was dismissed by Robert Wilson. The Combined Services responded in their first-innings with 284 all out, with Shaw taking the wickets of Bill Greensmith and John Deighton to finish the innings with figures of 2/60 from 20 overs. In their second-innings, Shaw wasn't required to bat, with Warwickshire declaring their innings on 216/5. The Combined Services narrowly avoided defeat, reaching 192/9 in their second-innings, before the match was declared a draw. Shaw bowled 14 wicketless overs for the cost of 46 runs in the innings. This was his only major appearance for Warwickshire.

He died on 5 April 2017, aged 86.

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Dennis Shaw (cricketer) Wikipedia


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