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Eddie Davis      

Full name Edward Davis

Born March 8, 1922, Brackley, Northamptonshire

Died July 16, 2011, Royal Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (aged 89 years 130 days)

Major teams Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 104 159 14 4126 171 28.45 3 27 0
List A 1 1 0 6 6 6.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 104 13 8 1 1/0 8.00 3.69 13.0 0 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1947-1956
List A span 1967-1967
Profile

Eddie Davis, a right-hand lower-middle order batsman and, played for Northamptonshire from 1947 to 1955. He never quite established himself as an ever-present in the side, and his best season came in 1949 when he scored 851 runs, including 171 against Leicestershire, the highest of his three first-class hundreds. He went on to play for Cambridgeshire and also joined Wisbech where he was the club's professional for a number of years before becoming coach and groundsman. He also coached at nearby Wisbech Grammar School.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 145/2 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 197/4
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 497/8
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 & 150/3 Kent 387
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 & 144/2 Yorkshire 610/6d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 310/6
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 & 38/0 Northants 448/9d
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