Full name Eric Martin
Born May 20, 1894, Barnet, Hertfordshire
Died May 2, 1924, Duxford Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire (aged 29 years 348 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Education Christ's College, Finchley
|First-class span||1919 - 1923|
Eric Martin, M.C., R.A.F., born on May 20, 1894, was killed in a flying accident at Duxford Aerodrome, near Cambridge, on May 2. He was educated at Christ's College, Finchley, and played on various occasions for Middlesex between 1919 and 1923, his best feat for the County being to score 64 against Essex at Leyton in 1919, when he and Murrell added 152 for the ninth wicket in an hour and a quarter. He was captain of the Finchley C.C. and a prominent member of the Casuals Football Club.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"