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Eric Edrich      

Full name Eric Harry Edrich

Born March 27, 1914, Lingwood, Norfolk

Died July 9, 1993, Wistow, Cambridgeshire (aged 79 years 104 days)

Major teams Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Coach

Relation Brother - WJ Edrich, Brother - GA Edrich, Brother - BR Edrich, Cousin - JH Edrich

Eric Harry Edrich
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 36 46 5 949 121 23.14 2 2 38 15
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 36 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1938-1948
Profile

Eldest of the Edrich brotherhood from Norfolk, Eric Harry Edrich, who died in July aged 79, played for his native county in 62 matches between 1935 and 1951, averaging 30.45, with 170 not out against Kent II at Lakenham in 1949 the highest of his four centuries. Behind the stumps, he took 114 catches and made 35 stumpings. Playing in 33 matches for Lancashire between 1946 and 1948, he scored 854 runs at 23.72, with two centuries, 121 in the Roses match at Headingley in May 1948 (almost five hours, 11 fours, two sixes: 150 for fourth wicket with Washbrook), having made 106 in the previous match, against Warwickshire at Old Trafford, in little more than half that time. For Lancashire he held 37 catches and completed 14 stumpings.

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