James Shaw (cricketer)

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James Shaw (12 March 1865 – 22 January 1921) was an English first-class cricketer, who played three matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1896 and 1897.[1]

Born in Linthwaite, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, Shaw was a slow left arm orthodox spin bowler, who took seven wickets at 25.85, with a best of 4 for 119 against Cambridge University. A right-handed batsman, he scored 8 runs in three innings with a top score of 7, also against Cambridge University. He took two catches in the field.[1]

Shaw died in January 1921 in Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 377. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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