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Rod Eddington      

Full name Roderick Ian Eddington

Born January 2, 1950, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Current age 70 years 270 days

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 8 14 4 130 24 13.00 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 8 600 329 8 3/48 41.12 3.29 75.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1975 - 1976

Rod Eddington played a handful of matches for Oxford University (where he was a Rhodes scholar) as a left-arm spinner and lower middle-order batsman but never really came close to winning a Blue. He was appointed chairman of Ansett in 1997 and took over as chairman of British Airways in 2000 where he stayed until 2005. He was knighted in 2005 but as an Australia citizen, this was only an honorary award.
Martin Williamson