Full name Frederick Ernest Covington
Born October 29, 1912, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey
Died July 3, 1995, Poole, Dorset (aged 82 years 247 days)
Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Education Harrow School; Cambridge University
|First-class span||1935 - 1936|
Frederick Covington was a left-hand bat who made 83 on his debut for Middlesex, against Warwickshire in 1936. He played five more matches that year without showing the same form. He captained Harrow in both 1931 and 1932 and made 1,000 runs over those two seasons. Though he appeared twice for Cambridge, he failed to win a Blue.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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