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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
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
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