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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
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 & 89 Durham 294 & 24/2
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 & 91/4 Gloucs 245
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 84/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 Kent 155/3
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 Lancashire 216/4
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 402
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