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Eric Houghton      

Full name William Eric Houghton

Born June 29, 1910, Billingborough, Lincolnshire

Died May 1, 1996, Sutton Coldfield (aged 85 years 307 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 11 0 165 41 15.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1947
Profile

Eric Houghton was a right hand batsman who was educated at Donington Grammar School. He played for Sleaford, Aston Unity and Olton Cricket Clubs. He played minor county cricket for Lincolnshire, but after the war played seven times for Warwickshire without any conspicuous success - his highest score was 41 against Northamptonshire at Edgbaston in 1947.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 189/5
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 118/1
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 10/1
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 177/6
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 123/2
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 29/0
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 382/7
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