Rod Eddington      

Full name Roderick Ian Eddington

Born January 2, 1950, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Current age 65 years 180 days

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 8 14 4 130 24 13.00 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 8 600 329 8 3/48 41.12 3.29 75.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1975 - 1976
Profile

Rod Eddington played a handful of matches for Oxford University (where he was a Rhodes scholar) as a left-arm spinner and lower middle-order batsman but never really came close to winning a Blue. He was appointed chairman of Ansett in 1997 and took over as chairman of British Airways in 2000 where he stayed until 2005. He was knighted in 2005 but as an Australia citizen, this was only an honorary award.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire won by an innings and 47 runs
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Match drawn
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 1
Gloucs 107/4 (14.3/20 ov)
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