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Full name Edward Davis
Born March 8, 1922, Brackley, Northamptonshire
Died July 16, 2011, Royal Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (aged 89 years 130 days)
Major teams Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1947 - 1956|
|List A span||1967 - 1967|
Eddie Davis, a right-hand lower-middle order batsman and, played for Northamptonshire from 1947 to 1955. He never quite established himself as an ever-present in the side, and his best season came in 1949 when he scored 851 runs, including 171 against Leicestershire, the highest of his three first-class hundreds. He went on to play for Cambridgeshire and also joined Wisbech where he was the club's professional for a number of years before becoming coach and groundsman. He also coached at nearby Wisbech Grammar School.
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