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Eddie Watts      

Full name Edward Alfred Watts

Born August 1, 1912, Peckham, London

Died May 3, 1982, Cheam, Surrey (aged 69 years 275 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 244 357 69 6158 123 21.38 2 27 155 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 244 37355 19004 729 10/67 26.06 3.05 51.2 24 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1933 - 1949
Profile

A fast-medium bowler and middle-order batsman, what should have been Watts's golden years coincided with the war. In 1939 he took all ten against Warwickshire. He subsequently ran a sports shop in Cheam, Surrey.

Notes

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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