Eric Houghton      

Full name William Eric Houghton

Born June 29, 1910, Billingborough, Lincolnshire

Died May 1, 1996, Sutton Coldfield (aged 85 years 307 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 11 0 165 41 15.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1947
Profile

Eric Houghton was a right hand batsman who was educated at Donington Grammar School. He played for Sleaford, Aston Unity and Olton Cricket Clubs. He played minor county cricket for Lincolnshire, but after the war played seven times for Warwickshire without any conspicuous success - his highest score was 41 against Northamptonshire at Edgbaston in 1947.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Glamorgan at Chester-le-Street - Jun 19-22
Glamorgan 295 & 219/8 (86.2 ov) Durham 402
Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford - Jun 19-22
Essex won by an innings and 164 runs
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester - Jun 19-22
Hampshire 395 & 140/9 (51.2 ov) Lancashire 593
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Jun 19-22
Kent 260 & 474 Worcs 336 & 233/2 (52.1 ov, target 399)
Only unofficial Test: Eng Lions v Sth Africa A at Canterbury - Jun 21-24
Eng Lions 386 Sth Africa A 10/0 (2.1 ov)
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