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Ross Edwards

Australia|Middle order Batter
Ross Edwards
INTL CAREER: 1972 - 1975
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Full Name

Ross Edwards

Born

December 01, 1942, Cottesloe, Perth, Western Australia

Age

79y 255d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Playing Role

Middle order Batter

TEAMS

Ross Edwards was a dependable middle-order batsman and a brilliant cover fielder (although he started as a wicketkeeper) who improved with age and was 29 when he was picked for his first overseas tour , to England in 1972. In his second Test at Nottingham he opened the innings in an emergency and hammered an unbeaten 170. Australia might have thought they had found a new opener, a pair in the next Test resulted in Edwards returning to his more familiar middle-order role. After another solid home series against Pakistan, he toured West Indies as the reserve wicketkeeper, but a poor series meant he was out of the side until recalled against England in 1974-75, hitting his second hundred at Perth. He toured England in 1975, top-scoring with 58 in the World Cup final defeat by West Indies, and in the Tests series which followed he made 99 in a crisis at Lord's, but didn't play for Australia again after that series. In 1977 he joined World Series Cricket, ending his career in 1979-80. An accountant by trade, he moved to England where he continues to play club cricket.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test203231171170*40.3729104170
ODI98125580*36.4234973.060322000
FC126212257345170*39.27144211111
List A3026655080*27.5003140
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test20112200---10.00-000
ODI9------------
FC126847511/2475.005.3584.000
List A30000-----000
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Photos
Ross Edwards models the 'proposed coloured cricket apparel'
The World Series Cricket Australia team at St Kilda Football ground in Melbourne, December 1977
The WSC Australians pose for a photo at St Kilda Football Ground in 1977
Ian Chappell's 1975 Australia squad to England
Ross Edwards
Ross Edwards lbw to Woolmer for 99, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's July 31, 1975