Eddie Davis      

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

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 104 159 14 4126 171 28.45 3 27 0
List A 1 1 0 6 6 6.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 104 13 8 1 1/0 8.00 3.69 13.0 0 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1947 - 1956
List A span 1967 - 1967
Profile

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.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Match drawn
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 & 55/1 (17 ov) Essex 383
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 & 158/3 (46.1 ov) Glamorgan 353
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 298/2d Sussex 164 & 182/6 (62 ov, target 504)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Worcs won by 8 wickets
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-28
Notts won by an innings and 50 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-28
Hampshire won by 90 runs
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