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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
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 & 454/8d England 350 & 104/5
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 116/4 Leics 280
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 79/5
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 221/3
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 Middlesex 101/2
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 41/2
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 Sussex 185/8
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