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Eddie Cooper      

Full name Edwin Cooper

Born November 30, 1915, Bacup, Lancashire

Died October 29, 1968, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 52 years 334 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 250 444 28 13304 216* 31.98 18 71 99 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 250 60 44 0 - - - 4.40 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1951
Profile

Eddie Cooper was a stylish right-handed professional batsman for Worcestershire from 1937 to 1951. During that time he scored 13,304 runs for the county, including 18 centuries, at an average of 31.90. Born at Bacup, he played for the local club in the Lancashire League before qualifying for Worcestershire, for whom he met with immediate success. He reached 1212 runs, average 23.30, in his first season and put together a four-figure aggregate in each of the next eight summers till he left to take up a coaching appointment at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 11/1 (7.3 ov)
North Group: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Jul 27
Northants 319/7 Worcs 132/1 (24.1/50 ov)
North Group: Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Jul 27
Notts 251/9 Yorkshire 147/5 (30.2/50 ov)
North Group: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 27
Warwickshire 292/7 Durham 67/1 (15/50 ov)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 27
Lancashire 215/4 (42.1/50 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 27
Surrey 267/6 (43.4/50 ov)
South Group: Sussex v Hampshire at Hove - Jul 27
Hampshire 222/7 (43.5/50 ov)
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