Tony Shippey

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Tony Shippey
Personal information
Full namePeter Antony Shippey
Born (1939-08-31) 31 August 1939 (age 80)
Newton, Cambridgeshire, England
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
Relations Samuel Shippey (brother)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1972 Minor Counties North
19691971 Minor Counties
1967 Marylebone Cricket Club
19571983 Cambridgeshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches49
Runs scored18748
Batting average 31.165.33
100s/50s/1/
Top score94* 37
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings /1/
Source: Cricinfo, 27 April 2011

Peter Antony ("Tony") Shippey (born 31 August 1939) is a former English cricketer. Shippey was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in Newton, Cambridgeshire.

Shippey made his debut for Cambridgeshire in the 1957 Minor Counties Championship against the Essex Second XI. Shippey played Minor counties cricket for Cambridgeshire from 1957 to 1983, which included 65 Minor Counties Championship matches. [1] In 1964, he made his List A debut against Essex in the Gillette Cup. He played four further List A matches for Cambridgeshire, the last coming against Buckinghamshire in 1972. [2] In his five List A matches for the county, Wing scored 41 runs at a batting average of 8.20, with a high score of 37. [3]

Shippey also played List A cricket on four occasions for Minor Counties North, appearing for them in the 1972 Benson & Hedges Cup. [2] In these four matches, he scored just 7 runs at an average of 1.75. [3] He also appeared in a handful of first-class matches. His debut first-class match came for the Marylebone Cricket Club against Cambridge University in 1967. In his only first-class match for the Marylebone Cricket Club, he opened the batting in their first-innings, scoring 15 runs before being dismissed by Stephen Russell. [4] He later played three first-class fixtures for the Minor Counties, two in 1969 against the touring West Indians and New Zealanders, and later in 1971 against the touring Indians. [5] In his four first-class matches, he scored 187 runs at an average of 31.16, with a single half century high score of 94* against the West Indians [6]

His brother Samuel played Minor counties and List A cricket for Cambridgeshire.

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References

  1. "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Tony Shippey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  2. 1 2 "List A Matches played by Tony Shippey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  3. 1 2 "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Tony Shippey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  4. "Marylebone Cricket Club v Cambridge University, 1967". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  5. "First-Class Matches played by Tony Shippey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  6. "Minor Counties v West Indians, 1969". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 April 2011.