Eric Bedser      

Full name Eric Arthur Bedser

Born July 4, 1918, Reading, Berkshire

Died May 24, 2006 (aged 87 years 324 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Twin brother - AV Bedser

Eric Arthur Bedser
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 457 692 79 14716 163 24.00 10 61 236 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 457 53077 20784 833 7/33 24.95 2.34 63.7 24 4
Career statistics
First-class span 1939-1962
Profile

A rare and precious twinship has been severed by the death of Eric Bedser at the age of 87. "Our absolute and complete affinity is hard to explain," said his illustrious brother Sir Alec, the younger of the pair. "But it is true and very real to us - so much so that as long as I can remember we have never been happy apart."

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1961

Eric Bedser

Eric Bedser

© The Cricketer International

1954

 Alec and Eric Bedser go sight-seeing around Perth, 1954

Alec and Eric Bedser go sight-seeing around Perth

© Getty Images

Jul 4, 1953

Eric and Alec Bedser, July 4, 1953

Eric and Alec Bedser

© Getty Images

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1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 & 167/3 England 496
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 366/8
South Division: Essex v Kent at Colchester - Jul 12
Essex won by 63 runs
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street
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Essex v Hampshire at Colchester
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Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool
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Worcs v Leics at Worcester
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North Division: Derbyshire v Yorkshire at Chesterfield
Jul 13, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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