Eddie Cooper      

Full name Edwin Cooper

Born November 30, 1915, Bacup, Lancashire

Died October 29, 1968, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 52 years 334 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 250 444 28 13304 216* 31.98 18 71 99 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 250 60 44 0 - - - 4.40 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1951
Profile

Eddie Cooper was a stylish right-handed professional batsman for Worcestershire from 1937 to 1951. During that time he scored 13,304 runs for the county, including 18 centuries, at an average of 31.90. Born at Bacup, he played for the local club in the Lancashire League before qualifying for Worcestershire, for whom he met with immediate success. He reached 1212 runs, average 23.30, in his first season and put together a four-figure aggregate in each of the next eight summers till he left to take up a coaching appointment at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 75/5 (25 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 289/5 (64 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Sussex won by 10 wickets
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 85/3 (22.1 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 (84.2 ov) Lancashire 196
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