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

Oct 11, 1955

Alec (left) and Eric Bedser look at typewriters in their office equipment store in Woking, October 11, 1955

Alec (left) and Eric Bedser look at typewriters in their office equipment store in Woking

© PA Photos

1954

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

Alec and Eric Bedser go sight-seeing around Perth

© Getty Images

Country Fixtures Country Results
Only unofficial Test: Eng Lions v Sth Africa A at Canterbury - Jun 21-24
Eng Lions 386 & 308/6d Sth Africa A 283 & 46/4 (14 ov, target 412)
ENG Women v IND Women at Derby - Jun 24
IND Women 63/0 (11.1/50 ov)
3rd T20I: England v South Africa at Cardiff
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Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street
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Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff
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Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
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Northants v Leics at Northampton
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Notts v Kent at Nottingham
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Sussex v Gloucs at Hove
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Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham
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Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
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