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Eddie Cooper      

Full name Edwin Cooper

Born November 30, 1915, Bacup, Lancashire

Died October 29, 1968, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 52 years 334 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 250 444 28 13304 216* 31.98 18 71 99 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 250 60 44 0 - - - 4.40 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1951
Profile

Eddie Cooper was a stylish right-handed professional batsman for Worcestershire from 1937 to 1951. During that time he scored 13,304 runs for the county, including 18 centuries, at an average of 31.90. Born at Bacup, he played for the local club in the Lancashire League before qualifying for Worcestershire, for whom he met with immediate success. He reached 1212 runs, average 23.30, in his first season and put together a four-figure aggregate in each of the next eight summers till he left to take up a coaching appointment at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 2/0 (2 ov) Glamorgan 237
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 105/4 (34 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 259/7 (109 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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