Alec Coxon      

Full name Alexander Coxon

Born January 18, 1916, Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Died January 22, 2006, Roker, Sunderland (aged 90 years 4 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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Alexander Coxon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 19 19 9.50 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 146 188 33 2817 83 18.17 0 13 127 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 378 172 3 2/90 3/172 57.33 2.73 126.0 0 0 0
First-class 146 26513 9893 473 8/31 20.91 2.23 56.0 24 2
Career statistics
Only Test England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 24-29, 1948 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1945 - 1950
Profile

Yorkshire's oldest capped player Alec Coxon died peacefully four days after his 90th birthday, some four decades after his turbulent career had ended and less than 24 hours after he had emptied his glass and bade farewell to his friends. So, contrary to myth, he was not indestructible.

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Jul 3, 1948

Alec Coxon at Lord's in 1948

Alec Coxon at Lord's in 1948

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Jun 24, 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia, Lord's, June 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia in 1948

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